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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 Christmas break, February half term is actually not that far off. 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. Get your Valentine's craft groove on with our guide to cute activities full of love.

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

  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. Work your way through this hot chocolate recipe guide to warm those chilly February afternoons.

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

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

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

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

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

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

  15. Make your own slime.

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

  17. Now we're past Xmas and the New Year, we can totally start getting busy in half term with some gardening projects.

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

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

  20. 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.

  21. 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.

  22. Start ticking off all these FREE things to do in London with kids.

  23. If the weather is a bit soggy then we've got 18 ideas -both inside and out - for a day the rain can't ruin.

  24. It's Shrove Tuesday on 21st February, so start practicing your pancake cooking skills with this guide.

  25. 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.

Have fun, people!

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