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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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