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More Inspirational Ideas for you and your children!

Here are some more activities to occupy you and your children over the Easter holidays.

Arts and crafts

Remember to send us photos of the things the children create!  Now let’s get creative and crafty!
 

Games & Puzzles

  • Treasure hunts with clues around house
  • Learn some new card games
  • Board games Olympics

Design your own board game. Use coins for counters. No dice? Download a dice app or have 1 to 6 written on small pieces of paper and pull out of a bag. Your game could include physical and education challenges.

 

Fashion show

Create outfits with clothes but wear them in a different way, make accessories from plastic or card things from your recycling bin.

Have a theme if you like. Choose music to show off your outfits.

 

Estimation game

See who can be closest. Record your guesses and results. For example

How many flowers on a cushion?

How heavy is a pair of socks?

How long will an ice cube take to melt?

 

Craft

Make a 3D picture.

Find some card in your recycling e.g. a cereal packet. Use newspaper, string, receipts...whatever fabric or paper you have to create a scene or picture.

 

Rubbings

If you have crayons and paper, try going around the house or garden finding things with texture. Pop your paper on then gently rub over with the side of a crayon.

 

Flower pressingsFlower pressing

It’s spring! If you can, pick some flowers and leaves things like dandelions, daisies and forget-me-nots. Pop between two pieces of paper and place under some heavy books, or a tray with tins on. Leave for a week or two and see what they are like.

 

Ready Steady Cook

Do a 'Ready Steady Cook' challenge for dinner.

Give your children a few ingredients to use and let them use their imagination as to what to make.

On a phone, take close up photos of things around your home. Then challenge family members to guess what they are.

 

Junk Modelling

Gather up all empty packets, cardboard, old pots etc and see what you can create. You could even paper mache over once made and paint.

 

Check out this website for Easter craft ideas

https://www.thebestideasforkids.com/craft-ideas-for-kids/

Lots of ideas for sensory resources can be found here;

https://merakimother.com/ultimate-list-sensory-activities-kids/

 

Why not try out a show over Easter? Take the opportunity to watch a ballet or an opera for free!

https://www.marquee.tv

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