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Summer Survival Guide – Bigjigs Toys

July 23rd, 2017 | Posted by Sam Ireland in Bigjigs Toys

Summer is here! And the holidays are just days away and the kids will be ready to GO all day, every day!

Do you know what we need? A PLAN!

Here are our some of our favourite ideas to keep your little ones entertain through the summer holidays!

Summer Survival Guide: You can work through these one day at a time, a couple a day or one a week! Whichever works for you – but, we hope our summer survival ideas help to keep you and your little ones amused during the summer holidays!

Summer Survival Guide - baking

 

Baking – Bake a cake, cookies or cupcakes! Some kid friendly recipes can be seen here: BBC Baking with Kids

 

 

 

Summer Survival Guide

 

Fresh fruit smoothie lollies – our fave are these: Unicorn Smoothie Lollies

 

 

 

Summer survival guide bath toys

 

Water play – whether it’s in the garden, bathtub or kitchen sink! Read our Water & Sand Play Blog here

 

 

 

Bigjigs Rail Summer Survival

 

Get your Bigjigs Rail train sets and track outside – read how we did it here.

 

 

 

Playcolor face paints - summer survival guide

 

 

Have a face painting party with Playcolor Face Paint Sticks

 

 

Gardening with children - summer survival guide

 

Plant and grow your own salads, veg & plants – read our gardening blog here.

 

 

 

Summer Survival Guide - green toys books

 

Read a book!

 

 

 

Summer survival guide jewellry making

 

Make your own jewellery – braclets, necklaces for you, your friends and as gifts!

 

 

 

Green Toys Ferry Boat -summer survival guide

 

Go on a beach walk.

 

 

 

Playcolor painting summer survival guide

 

 

Do some painting – Try our mess-free alternative Playcolour – no need for water or paint brushes!

 

 

summer survival guide balance bikes

 

Master the balance bike!

 

 

 

 

 

Go an adventure walk – Try out our Bug Bingo – click here to download

 

 

Summer survival guide - dolls

 

Have a tea party in the garden, living room or park!

 

 

 

Summer survival guide

 

Build a den – we love this idea from Woodland Trust & if you want to stay inside or your garden – try using a bedsheet and some garden chairs, peg the corners of the sheet to the chairs and voila!

 

 

 

Farm Train Set - summer survival guide

 

Visit a farm – a real one or a wooden one – or why not both!

 

 

 

summer survival guide frisbee

 

Play frisbee in the garden, at the park or local green! We love our Green Toys Frisbee made from 100% recycled plastic!

 

 

 

 

Go swimming!

 

 

 

Bug Box Lifestyle summer survival guide

 

Build a bug hotel

 

 

 

summer survival guide feed the ducks

 

Feed the ducks

 

 

 

Summer Survival Guide Card Games

 

Play a card game

 

 

 

Summer survival guide shopkeeper

 

Play shopkeeper

 

 

 

Green Toys beach play summer survival guide

 

Build mud or sandcastles

 

 

 

Summer survival guide picnic

 

Have a picnic

 

 

 

summer survival guide balloon boat racing

 

Balloon Boat Racing in the garden

 

 

 

Summer Survival Guide shell windchime

Make a shell or leaf wind chime.

 

 

We hope you enjoy working through some or all of the above ideas!

If you have your own ideas please share them with us below or on social media!

 

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