We know how difficult it can be to keep kids entertained over a rainy weekend. To help, we’ve found a few ways to keep your little tykes occupied and having bundles of fun indoors.
1. Mould it and make it: Animal & Countryside Dough Set, £15.00 from Hamleys Toys
Let their creativity flow with this wonderful dough farm. Watch as they get to work on producing a whole new world with this colourful dough. You could even make your own dough and add even more colours to the fun. See below for our homemade dough recipe.
2. Don’t be bored, play the board: Scrabble, £20.99 from Waterstones
For a fun game which the whole family can enjoy, why not settle down with a good old game of Scrabble? It’s a great way to get everyone involved – you could even invite a few friends over to make a rainy-day party of it! You’ll be playing and laughing for hours.
3. Build your own Batman: Lego Batman Movie Set, £80.74 from John Lewis
Do your kids in love superheroes? Then they’ll be thrilled with this super cool Batman Lego set. What better way to keep them occupied than by letting them build their favourite characters? Plus, once the car and characters have been built your kids can have hours of fun creating new scenarios where Batman can save the day.
4. Delicious delights: Tala Pink Queen icing set, £18.00 from Debenhams
Beat those rainy-day blues by baking some delicious treats. Why not bake your favourite sweet recipe and let your kids get a little bit messy decorating them with fantastic designs? This easy to use icing set is a great way to quickly whirl up some impressive icing skills and is fun for all the family.
5. Make a splash: Hunter original yellow kids wellies, £40.00 from Schuh
If a little rain doesn’t put you off getting out and enjoying the great outdoors, then make sure the whole family is prepared for the puddles with a good pair of wellies. If there’s a great park or lovely country lanes near you, then get wrapped up and head out for a family walk. It might be a little bit wet, but we’re sure it’s nothing you can’t handle.
Our colourful dough recipe:
For the ultimate DIY activity, why not create your own homemade dough to get crafty and creative with your kids. This non-toxic and easy to follow recipe will have your kids wanting to make all the colours of the rainbow.
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