Kids' activities

Here are some brilliant ideas to help keep the kids as busy as bees at home

Make your own Oobleck

Add a cup of water to a bowl. Mix in 1.5 cups of cornflour, then keep adding more flour bit by bit until you get a consistency that seems both solid and liquid! To make it even more exciting, add some food colouring or glitter.

Fun indoors and out

Whatever the weather, we've got it sorted with our fun-filled range of stationery and outdoor toys

Create some tin windchimes

Use a hammer and nail to make a hole in the top of some clean, empty tin cans. Decorate the tins with paint, stickers or coloured tape. String the tins together, so they knock against each other, and hang them up somewhere breezy!

Bake with the kids

Build an obstacle course

Use household objects to build an obstacle course in the garden or indoors. Use pool noodles as hurdles, hula hoops or paper plates as stepping stones, and tie string across 2 chairs for your kids to crawl under.

More ways to keep them entertained

Simple science

Test what makes a grape float! Fill 4 glasses with water. Add 2 tablespoons of salt to one glass, 2 tablespoons of baking soda to another, 2 tablespoons of sugar to the third, leaving one with just water. Then place a couple of grapes in each glass and see what happens...


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