Outdoor Fun

You’ve come to the right place!

There are times, especially on the weekends or during school holidays when the sun will be shining but you’ve chosen to stay home. You may have a host of things to do around the house, jobs you’re wanting to get sorted and getting the kids out and about is just not going to happen, not right now anyway.

That’s where we can help. Below we have collated some great activities that will still get the kids off their iPads and other devices and out into the garden. Take a look through and even jump over to our Pinterest page where we have collected even more great ideas from amazing sources all over the world. With ideas and inspiration like this at our fingertips, there really is no reason for the kids to say “but I’m bored’, ever again! (well, it’s a nice thought anyway).

Garden Weaving

Garden weaving is a craft idea that is also an adventure! You will be amazed at the stunning artwork your little one will create and how proud they are of their creations. The adventure starts with a beautiful walk together and you can go anywhere to find what you...

DIY: Planting & Growing Bulbs

Children are fascinated about watching things grow. Planting in a simple environment is a great activity that engages little ones on so many levels and develops many great qualities including patience, observation and nurturing. This activity can be done at any time...

DIY: Garden Markers

Vegetable garden markers, oh so cute! Having a small veggie patch is an absolute delight and being able to get the little ones involved is even better. This activity is a sure way they will help you out in the garden. A great activity while it's raining too, in...

DIY: Noughts and Crosses

Noughts and crosses, also known as tic-tac-toe, is such a fun activity, especially when you get to create the little insects that will be your players! Let the kids pick their own designs, let their imaginations go wild... animals, insects, robots, faces... keep them...

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Play Dough Recipe

Play dough is a childhood institution - its quite simply a must have for kids! South Coast Kids has uncovered the most brilliant play dough recipe in the universe – not only can the kids help make it (and its super fast – all done in under 5 minutes), but once it's...

DIY: Planting & Growing Bulbs

Children are fascinated about watching things grow. Planting in a simple environment is a great activity that engages little ones on so many levels and develops many great qualities including patience, observation and nurturing. This activity can be done at any time...

DIY: Garden Markers

Vegetable garden markers, oh so cute! Having a small veggie patch is an absolute delight and being able to get the little ones involved is even better. This activity is a sure way they will help you out in the garden. A great activity while it's raining too, in...

DIY: Noughts and Crosses

Noughts and crosses, also known as tic-tac-toe, is such a fun activity, especially when you get to create the little insects that will be your players! Let the kids pick their own designs, let their imaginations go wild... animals, insects, robots, faces... keep them...

Road Trip Hack: DIY Magnetic Chalkboard

So here’s an activity for the DIY parent who’s planning a road trip with kids: a magnetic chalk board! If you’re feeling really creative, you could make your own puzzles like the robot above, which was hand drawn on thin cardboard and cut out. Stick your adhesive magnets to your chosen pictures and you’re good to go!