1. Chat

What Your Go to Tips/ideas to Keep Kids Entertained during the Summer Holidays?

Ask a Question

Image

during the summer holidays when the kids are off school, what are your go to ideas to keep them entertained on a budget? thanks

CarlyFinnerty
a week ago
What do you think of this?+20 points
Advertisement
Lynibis

Type or write down things you can find in nature i.e. Butterfly, snail, daisy, oak tree, type of bird (sparrow, robin) etc then go for a walk in the park or wherever and tick off each find. Teaches about nature too.

Depending on age, get them to write a story then record on your phone or just read out and all add bits, correct grammar and spelling etc. Kids basic learning slumps during summer holiday so learning basic subjects with a twist is good. Get a big map on the wall and let them find countries and capital cities, my grandson loved this.

See how many kings and queens in history they can name, get them to spell their fave celebs names. Play songs and get them to name the singer or learn a tik tok type dance. Make cakes and biscuits. Watch a movie with curtains shut on rainy days with big bag of popcorn. Get them to help with basic chores and gardening!

Finally if you have a garden put up washing line and peg out sheets to make tents, put old sheets on grass and scatter cushions and let them have some tech time while you get on, a picnic (lunch) in the tent goes down well.

Like
Reply1
MrsCraig

We play out in the garden, go on walks, draw pictures, sing songs, dance, go to the park. We go to the beach, the splashpool. We read books and act out scenes from the story. We aft out scenes from films/TV shows using his toys. We try to find things on our walks, either nature based or colours. He also helps with chores around the house.

Like
Reply
One of the UK's largest deal hunting communities

Join for free to get genuine deals, money saving advice and help from our friendly community

Tom Church
Co-Founder &
Chief Bargain Hunter
Tom Church, Co-Founder
Want deals & discounts automatically?
+100 bonus points!
Latest Deals Browser Extension
Latest Deals Mobile App
  • Download our app
  • 1,000+ new deals every day
  • Earn free Amazon vouchers
  • Daily deal alerts - never miss the best offers!
  • Download the Latest Deals iOS AppDownload the Latest Deals Android App
Latest Deals
Disclaimer

The content on Latest Deals is a combination of information submitted by members of the public and the Latest Deals team. Whilst we make every effort to try and ensure genuine, accurate content we cannot guarantee it. Please always carry out your own due diligence and double check the details of an offer on the retailer's own website.

How this site works
  • To cover the site's running costs, Latest Deals uses affiliate links.
  • If you click on a link to an external website and make a purchase, Latest Deals may earn a commission.
  • We allow deals to be shared on Latest Deals irrelevant of whether or not they generate us money. Our #1 concern is helping you save money.
  • If you have any questions about how the site works, drop us a message. We're always happy to help.
Copyright © 2024 Latest Deals Limited
Registered in England and Wales. Company number 10286141. 124 City Road, London, England, EC1V 2NX
We value your privacy

We use cookies to help give you the best experience on our website with improved customisation, analytics & advertising (inc. personalisation). You can read our full cookie policy. Please either , or .