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!
Baking – Bake a cake, cookies or cupcakes! Some kid friendly recipes can be seen here: BBC Baking with Kids
Fresh fruit smoothie lollies – our fave are these: Unicorn Smoothie Lollies
Water play – whether it’s in the garden, bathtub or kitchen sink! Read our Water & Sand Play Blog here
Have a face painting party with Playcolor Face Paint Sticks
Plant and grow your own salads, veg & plants – read our gardening blog here.
Read a book!
Make your own jewellery – braclets, necklaces for you, your friends and as gifts!
Go on a beach walk.
Do some painting – Try our mess-free alternative Playcolour – no need for water or paint brushes!
Master the balance bike!
Go an adventure walk – Try out our Bug Bingo – click here to download
Have a tea party in the garden, living room or park!
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!
Visit a farm – a real one or a wooden one – or why not both!
Play frisbee in the garden, at the park or local green! We love our Green Toys Frisbee made from 100% recycled plastic!
Build a bug hotel
Feed the ducks
Play a card game
Build mud or sandcastles
Have a picnic
Balloon Boat Racing in the garden
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!