Holiday Ideas for Kids - Keep the Kids Busy
School holidays are almost here and if you are like me you have a few days away booked and then its back to work! Here are just some ideas for keeping the kids busy. Many more on the site.
The box is a great size, easy to throw in your bag or in the back of the car. Inside this pack of cards are lots of puzzles to solve, pictures to draw, and things to spot and observe. The cards are wipe-clean so they can be used again and again.
Puzzles are the perfect project for little hands! The process of piecing together a puzzle aids in the development of pattern, shape, and colour recognition.
Flowers, berries, beavers, bees
An owl, a cardinal in the trees.
What else? You'll find out as you do it!
So try this puzzle! Get right to it!
ColourAway provides a breath-taking amount of detail in a calm but detailed approach that will provide hours of enjoyment. Each A1 poster is printed on FSC certified paper and comes with 12 trend-inspired quality brush-stroke pens. Created by Karen Santonaris, this poster combines an amazing array of Australian fauna and flora with over 50 indigenous species featured. Designed and manufactured in Australia.
If your kids are anything like mine they are obsessed with animals big and small. This activity book will have them sticking and colouring to their heart's content. There are over 250 stickers of animals, plants and more. They will explore the world of animals and their habitats in this bumper activity book. Children can colour exotic scenes including an arid desert, a grassy African plain and lush rainforest. Backgrounds are already filled in to allow children to concentrate on the fun details. Animals to colour include lions, tigers, zebra, giraffes, snakes and alligators, as well as more familiar farmyard animals.
An activity book companion to the multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series. Get ready to sticker, doodle, create and learn in this beautiful activity sticker book. Design an outfit for David Bowie, paint a self-portrait with Frida Kahlo, write a song with Dolly. This is for any kids that love the Little People Big Dream books. Featuring colouring, stickers, search & find, connect-the-dots, spot the difference, mazes, and more, in paperback format.
SNAP! Discover what’s under the sea with this entertaining card game for young children. Great to play with even the littlest members of your family. A family favourite reenvisioned with the magic of the underwater natural world. Under The Sea Snap Game is a game for two or more people. There are 52 snap cards - 13 matching sets of 4. The 52 snap cards are labelled pictures of dolphins, turtles, clownfish, submarines and lots more.
Your little one will love to create these gorgeous Kumihimo Bracelets. Features a nicely decorated braiding tool, illustrated charms, and specially selected designs of thread to create stylish pieces. This beautiful set is with a bird and star theme.
Great for the next level of building and construction. This set of blocks is fantastic for inspiring creativity, spacial awareness and design skills. It is all about architecture and urban planning as you create a city complete with green spaces and trees. Add roads to your design and invite other toys to live and move about in your city.
Mudpuppy's Woodland Forest Animal Search & Find puzzle is double the fun. First, children can piece together the 64 piece puzzle featuring their favourite forest animals. After putting the puzzle together, children can then use the field guide to find the 40+ animals in the border around the puzzle image.
Get lost under the sea with 8 metres of deep-sea, treasure hunting, creature spotting fun! Colour, sticker, play in this oceanic playground. Playpa is awesome!! A new take on an old creative play favourite! You can colour it, sticker it, play on it, decorate walls with it. Each 8-meter roll is printed with a repeating design that your kiddo can colour, sticker and play on, providing countless hours of artistic fun.