Having fun together

Ideas for activities

Its important for families to find opportunities for fun and laughter.

Some examples of games and activities, all the family to take part in:

  • scavenger hunts
  • word games
  • making indoor dens
'In time of test, family is best' - Burmese Proverb

Let's get creative

If you and your child making things and getting creative, you could also try:

How to make a pom pom on the BBC Good Food website

How to make salt dough on the BBC Good Food website

Playdough recipe on the BBC Good Food website

How to make slime on the BBC Good Food website

Fun baking projects for children on the BBC Good Food website

Easiest-ever biscuits on the BBC Good Food website

How to make bubble mixture on the BBC Good Food website

Helpful links

Link Age  Description Cost
Ready Set Ride 3 to 11 years

Ideas to help parents teach their child to ride a bike
Free
Winnie The Pooh 5 to 11 years

Audio book by A. A. Milne (YouTube)

Parental permission advised to access the site

Free
Mr Men and Little Miss 5 to 11 years

Printable resources based on the Mr Men and Little Miss characters

Parental permission advised to access the site

Free
Origami  9 to 11 years Practice reading whilst following instructions to make origami animals Free
Making Musical Instruments  3 to 11 years Make musical instruments and record your child's performance Free
BBC Newsround  5 to 11 years
News and articles for children and young people
Free
Classic Puzzles  5 to 11 years Classic games and puzzles against the computer Free
Jigzone 5 to 11 years Daily jigsaw puzzle Free
Smart Games  5 to 11 years Online puzzles Free