Kids' Christmas activities
Keep your little elves happy this Christmas with our fun festive ideas
More inspiration and fun
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.
Bake with the kids
Build an indoor obstacle course
Use household objects to build an obstacle course 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
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...