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Is the British weather living up to its reputation? Event cancelled? Don’t worry, these amazing events will keep the kiddie winks entertained!
Shiver me timbers matey’s, it’s time to find some hidden treasure! There’s oodles of fun to be had on a rainy day with a good ol’ fashioned scavenger hunt. So don an eye patch and a fetching hat then set yourself a challenge and see how long you can keep the pirate accent up.
Here are a list of things that you’ll need to make a great scavenger hunt:
Once you’ve set everything up and the kids are ready to go, let them loose and enjoy!
Get stuck in and make-a-some-a pizza pies in your own authentic(ish) Italian pizzeria. Making pizzas is a great way to keep the kids entertained and at the same time make something tasty for tea time.
Now you don’t have to be Jamie Oliver or Delia Smith to cook up a storm in the kitchen, making a pizza is as easy as pie (pun intended). Make a base from scratch with your mini kitchen helpers, needing and rolling the dough (WARNING: be prepared for mess) or use buy a pre-made base. Alternatively you can use pitta bread, bagels or tortilla wraps as a base, take a look at NetMum’s guide and check out their super simple recipes and pizza base alternatives.
Add a bit of flair to your pizzas and get the little ones to decorate them with faces, shapes or pictures all made with the toppings of your choice. Want to go that little bit further? Give the kids some curly Italian moustaches with non-permanent pen, face paint or eye liner crayon.
Lights, camera, action! Avoid the cold, wet and windy weather by huddling up round the goggle box and enjoy some movie fun.
Here’s what you’ll need to turn your living room into a stellar cinema:
Often only seen as a last resort to stave off boredom, board games can actually be pretty fun. Not convinced? Try making your own board game incorporate pieces and features from other games or whip some up from scratch.
Mix things up a bit and hold a tournament, fighting it out to be crowned board game champion!
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