School holidays come around all too quickly – along with the inevitable ‘I’m bored’ chorus. Follow our guide to keep them smiling, occupied and away from the screens this half-term.


Plan (but be flexible): get together and come up with ideas for different activities for each day. Spending time at home? Make sure there’s lots of choice. Encourage their inner artists with paints and an easel. Board games will while away the hours – or let their imaginations run wild as they dress up as their favourite characters.

Invite their friends round and surround them with all their favourite toys

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It’s good to get outside so head for the park with a ball or a bike. And check out what organised holiday activities are being held locally – you never know, you might get some time to yourself.

Indulge them in everything from outdoor activities, to arts and crafts

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