10 Fun things to do with your kids

15 July 2014

The last week of the school holidays has rolled around and if you’re fortunate enough to be home with your kids, you might be looking for some exciting ideas to fill your time. Here are a few great plans from our Pinterest boards to keep you busy on cold, boring days.

The last week of the school holidays has rolled around and if you’re fortunate enough to be home with your kids, you might be looking for some exciting ideas to fill your time. Here are a few great plans from our Pinterest boards to keep you busy on cold, boring days.

Build a fort together

Picture pinned from builtbykids.com

Go camping in your living room. Click here to gets tips on how to build the perfect fort with your kids.

Have a movie marathon with hot chocolate and marshmallows

Picture pinned from pepper.ph

Go ahead and prep your couch for a whole day of cosiness. Here’s a list of family-friendly movies your kids will love.

Play hopscotch inside

Picture pinned from morethanscrap.blogspot.com

When it’s cold and rainy outside this is the perfect way to simplify your kids’ play. All you need is painter’s tape and a lot of energy!

Let them bake pancakes

Picture pinned from blog.melissaanddoug.com

Pancakes are perfect for days spent indoors. So get the kids into baking and make it fun! Click here for an amazing recipe.

Make a ball maze

Picture pinned from ivillage.com.au

This will keep them busy for hours in a fun and creative way! Click here for the instructions.

Let them paint a with edible finger paint!

Picture pinned from theimaginationtree.com

No, we’re not kidding! Hop over to The Imagination Tree  for the recipe.

Find the next Living Room Idol

Picture pinned from ivillage.com.au

Turn your living room into centre stage and tell the kids to share their talents by singing a song of their choosing. They’ll love it. And don’t forget to snap away for everlasting memories!

Get loopy by making cereal jewellery

Picture pinned from Sarah Lenz

Make a rainbow cereal necklace for them to snack on! Click here to find out how.

Put on a puppet show

Picture pinned from etsy.com

Now who doesn’t love good puppet theatre? It will definitely ensure a lot of excitement, fun and happy faces all round!

Let them get creative with DIY dish decorating

Picture pinned from thesweetestoccasion.com

Colouring on the walls? Frowned upon. Colouring on cheap dishes? Totally okay! See how The Sweetest Occasion turns colourful doodles into permanent dinnerware decorations.

-Janine Nel

Sources: ivillage.com.au, buzzfeed.com, parenting.com, pinterest.com

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