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Seasonal Activities

Keep your kids busy throughout the year with our seasonal activities and ideas for Christmas, Halloween, Valentines, Easter, spring, summer, autumn and winter too.
Make your own coloured ice cubes

Make your own coloured ice cubes

Have a go at this super easy summer activity. Kids will have lots of fun playing outside with these coloured ice cubes on a sunny day. They're great for playing with at bath time and on highchair trays too!
Sun melted crayons

Sun melted crayons

Make the most of the hot summer sun and make your own recycled crayons without using the oven! It’s a great way to use up your kids old pieces of crayon and upcycle them into new ones.
Make your own ice chalk paints

Make your own ice chalk paints

Painting with ice chalks is lots of fun! Make the most of the summer weather and have a go at this easy ice chalk paints recipe. It’s a great outdoors messy play activity, science experiment and painting material all in one!
8 Valentine's Day activities for kids

8 Valentine's Day activities for kids

Valentine’s Day is known to be the most romantic day of the year. A day to share your feelings with others and tell them how much you love them. Have a go at some of these fun Valentine’s Day activities with the kids to help celebrate 14 February.
Easter Cupcakes

Easter Cupcakes

Make your own Easter Cupcakes! Easy to do and they make a nice change from hot cross buns. Decorate with little speckled eggs or create your own designs.
Easter Baskets

Easter Baskets

Why not make some fun Easter Baskets for the kids this year. Two easy designs made from paper cups and craft supplies – an Easter rabbit and an Easter chick! Perfect for little Easter eggs.
Easter Rabbit Pancakes

Easter Rabbit Pancakes

Turn your favourite pancakes into Easter Rabbit Pancakes for the kids this Easter! Easy to make using homemade or shop-bought pancakes.
6 tips for organising an Easter egg hunt

6 tips for organising an Easter egg hunt

Easter just isn’t Easter without an Easter egg hunt! Whilst Easter egg hunts are lots of fun for kids of all ages, you may need to scale it down a bit when it comes to toddlers and pre-schoolers so that they enjoy it just as much as the older kids. Check out these 6 tips for organising a fun Easter egg hunt.
Easter egg stamps

Easter egg stamps

Create your own Easter artwork using these homemade potato stamps! Potato stamps are lots of fun and cheap and easy to make. Toddlers and pre-schoolers will love getting their hands messy.
Marbled Easter Eggs

Marbled Easter Eggs

Have fun this Easter making your own marbled Easter eggs for the kids. This edible Easter activity is a take on dying hard boiled eggs, but you colour the white of the egg instead of the shell! Enjoy watching your children’s faces when they discover what’s beneath the egg shell.
Pancake Day lemon pancakes recipe

Pancake Day lemon pancakes recipe

Make these yummy lemon pancakes for the kids on Shrove Tuesday (or any day of the year!), with a little help from Delia Smith.
ANZAC Biscuits Recipe

ANZAC Biscuits Recipe

This ANZAC biscuits recipe is easy to make and a traditional way to commemorate ANZAC Day or to enjoy on any other day. The first ANZAC biscuits were made by women on the home front and sent overseas to the New Zealand and Australian soldiers fighting in World War 1.
Make your own autumn tree decorations

Make your own autumn tree decorations

Hunting and foraging is a great fun autumn activity. The kids will love being outside and collecting all sorts of treasures. It also helps teach them about seasonal changes and to enjoy the different types of nature that surrounds them.
Make your own autumn leaf monsters

Make your own autumn leaf monsters

Collect up some fallen autumn leaves, take them home and make your own autumn leaf monsters with the kids. Autumn is a great time to wrap up warm and get outside with your little ones.
Make your own autumn trees

Make your own autumn trees

Have a go at making your own autumn trees with the kids. In autumn, leaves on the trees are at their most vibrant. They start to change colour and fall and are perfect for using in this easy activity.
Make your own erupting snow

Make your own erupting snow

Erupting snow is a simple sensory and messy play activity you can make at home. It's easy to set up using basic household ingredients and will keep your kids entertained for ages! The snow is soft and powdery and even feels cool to the touch. It’s just like playing with real snow, but without the frostbite!
How to make your own snow paint

How to make your own snow paint

Such a fun thing to do during winter and so easy to make. No need to go outside! Stay warm indoors and help your little ones make their own snow creations.
Swimming in winter

Swimming in winter

Parents often withdraw their children from classes as a ‘precautionary measure’ each year as the temperature drops. When they return to swimming later in the year, not only have they missed out on the many benefits of swimming, they find that their child still caught all the colds that went around. Check out these tips and keep your kids swimming throughout winter.
15 Fun Winter Activities

15 Fun Winter Activities

Just because it’s cold and wet outside, doesn’t mean kids can’t have fun during winter. Here are 15 activities that will keep them entertained during the colder months.
Rainy day fun

Rainy day fun

Being stuck inside with young children on cold wet days is hard on both children and parents. There are many fun educational things that you can do that use everyday materials you have around the house at very little cost.
Make your own snow play dough

Make your own snow play dough

Playing with snow dough is great fun for kids all year round, not just in winter. All you need are just 2 basic ingredients! Check out this super easy snow recipe.
Keeping kids entertained inside during winter

Keeping kids entertained inside during winter

Check out these ideas to help keep you and your little ones busy, stimulated and entertained inside over the winter months. Fun things you can do together when the weather turns cold and wet. The activities have been separated into approximate age groups, but some activities are great for all ages to try.
Going batty – Organising a kids bat party

Going batty – Organising a kids bat party

Hosting a kids bat party is lots of fun! From preschoolers’ parties to Halloween gatherings, this monochrome number is sure to delight and is a breeze to whip together. Check out these tips on how to set the scene, fun party food ideas you can use and games you can play to keep your little bats busy.
Halloween Pumpkin Balloons

Halloween Pumpkin Balloons

No need to go to too much expense for Halloween, make your own Pumpkin Balloon decorations! These Pumpkin Balloons are quick, easy and cheap to make and the kids will love them.

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