• Tracy Tristram

Keeping kids busy: 25 things to do this half term

things to do this February half term things to do in london with kids

While it may feel like the kids just hopped back into school after the Easter break, half term is actually just around the corner. Don't worry, folks, we've got you covered.

  1. Download our FREE scavenger hunt sheets.

  2. Discover Geocaching: family fun in the great outdoors at its best!

  3. Turn all those old toilet rolls into craft opportunities.

  4. Whip up a storm in the kitchen with these easy recipes for kids.

  5. Cosy up for an afternoon of classic family movies.

  6. Turn your trash into treasure with our guide to upcycling activities.

  7. Flock over to these urban city farms in London, many of which are free.

  8. Get busy with a whole heap of gardening projects.

  9. With the days heating up nicely it's definitely time to start stockpiling these homemade ice lollies in freezer.

  10. Have a squidgy, squelchy, sensory play day.

  11. Paint some rocks using our guide for some inspo, and then place them around your local park for people to find.

  12. Take your dog for a walk, and if you don't have a dog, borrow one.

  13. Have a family competition to see who can come up with the best smoothie recipe. Cheat sheet right here...

  14. Banish boredom with a board game or two. Hop into this guide for some of our faves.

  15. Have a think about ways that you can become more eco-friendly as a famalam.

  16. Plan your next family vacay! We've got some great ideas to kickstart your holiday dreams from Fiji to Lake District, narrowboating ideas to skiing shindigs.

  17. Make your own slime.

  18. Download a mindfulness app or two and take a breather as a family.

  19. Take a wander around London's best country parks. And if you don't live near London, discover the ones in your area.

  20. Order some washi tape and then create your own washi tape masterpieces.

  21. Turn your little muggles into wizards at these 'make your own wand' sessions. Then take your wand to a showing of the page-to-stage wonder that is Harry Potter & The Cursed Child.

  22. Score a hole in one of an activity with a spot of crazy golf. We've got a whole guide of tee-riffic ones around London in this guide.

  23. Pride Month is coming up fast so get busy making rainbow crafts. Once you're done with that download our printable rainbow scavenger hunt.

  24. Still in the mood for some craft? Our bumper guide to school holiday craft ideas will send your googly eyes and sticky back plastic into overdrive.

  25. At the end of the week, get back in a school mood with these educational but fun documentaries.

Have fun, people!

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