Spring is almost here, that sun keeps peeking out behind the clouds and the flowers are starting to bloom.
Warmer weather means it’s time to throw the kids outside and get some fresh air and vitamin D.
There are lots of fun things you can all do this spring that won’t cost the earth. We have a few ideas to start you off.
In The Garden
Go on a bug hunt.
Make a den.
Camp out in your garden.
Make a fairy garden.
Make a bug hotel.
Get them weeding!
Plant a mini vegetable or herb garden.
Plant a flower garden or sunflowers and have a sunflower competition.
Make a welly boot planer. Perfect way to reuse those old welly boots. Fill with compost and plant seeds or bedding plants.
Build a mud kitchen out of recycled wood.
Paving slab chalk art. Get artist on the pavement with chalk and it will wash away when it rains. Or paint chalk board paint on one your fences and let create on there.
Obstacle course. Create your obstacle course and have a race.
Make a weather station.
Go to the park.
Go on a bike or scooter ride.
Go on a nature trail.
Visit your local forest and do the Stick Man trail.
Feed the ducks.
Fly a kite.
Go to the beach and collect shells and stones for your fairy garden.
Play football or tennis.
Have a picnic.
Go to a car boot sale. Sell your old stuff and make money for days out.
Take a walk to the library and then sit outside and read.
Visit your local garden centre for inspiration.
Rainy Day Activities
Play Animal pairs.
Make cress heads.
Listen to an audiobook together. You can get a free months trail at Audible.
Make up a story together.
Have a big spring clean.
Go puddle jumping.
Learn a new skill via YouTube. Try yoga, a new language or even how to crochet.
Make a spring wreath.
Have a dance party.
Make salt dough.
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