Activities for kids

Discover fresh ways to keep children active and learning, including craft ideas, easy recipes and outdoor adventures.
5 easy garden crafts for kids

5 easy garden crafts for kids

Encourage creative play with rock painting, fairy doors, decorative flower pots and more.
What to feed ducks

What to feed ducks

Find out how to keep your feathered friends happy with peas, sweetcorn and seeds.
Afternoon tea for kids

Afternoon tea for kids

Children will love baking scones and pretty cakes for an afternoon of fun.
Top kids' activities

Top kids' activities

From potato stamps and playdough to bath bombs and beyond – find your next idea here!
Kids' cooking projects

Kids' cooking projects

If you have a budding chef in the family, start with these simple recipes to nurture their interest.

Cheap & easy crafts

Salt dough being painted Guide

How to make salt dough

Homemade bubble mixture with bubble wands and paperclips Guide

How to make bubble mixture

Learn how to make your own homemade bubble mixture for a simple way to keep the...
How to make a cereal box theatre Guide

How to make a puppet theatre

This cheap and easy kids’ craft transforms an old cereal box into a...
Two homemade pom-pom monsters Guide

How to make a pom-pom

Try this fun and easy craft with the kids – you only need wool, cardboard...
Two kids making paper mache Guide

How to make paper mache (papier-mâché)

Papier-mâché, or what's more commonly searched for as paper mache, is the...

Top 5 savoury recipes for kids

A pizza sliced into 6 pieces alongside a pizza cutter Recipe

Rainbow pizzas


(6 ratings)

Three jars filled with rainbow salad pots Recipe

Layered rainbow salad pots


(4 ratings)

Give kids two of their five-a-day and a dose of vitamin C with these colourful...
A serving platter with 6 rice paper wraps and a dipping sauce alongside Recipe

Rice paper wraps


(2 ratings)

Make these rice paper wraps for an easy snack or appetizer. Kids will love them...
An open parcel revealing salmon on a bed of noodles Recipe

Salmon & spaghetti supper in a parcel


(5 ratings)

Create a bit of fun for kids by serving supper in a parcel. Open at the table...
Chicken, veg and rice bowl served with lemon wedges Recipe

Chicken & veg bowl


(0 ratings)

Make this colourful chicken, brown rice and vegetable dish for the whole family...
Nothing will get kids moving like a spray of ice cold water. Whether you pick up some cheap water shooters or turn on the hose in the garden, this activity should keep everyone from toddlers to teens happy. Want to try something new? Turn a traditional egg and spoon race on its head by switching the eggs for water bombs – the winner will then get to chase his or her victims with their intact water bomb.
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