Plant seeds and watch them grow - Sunflowers are particularly good.
Or try our range of sprouting seeds.
Make CD hovercrafts
Use an old CD, a sports drink cap and a balloon, attach an inflated balloon to the sports cap that is itself taped to the CD in the centre, as it deflates it hovers over a smooth centre
Hard boil some eggs then paint with food colouring. Allow to dry.
Paint with a clean paintbrush and a pot of water outside on walls, slabs and fences.
Go for a picnic
If it’s raining put the blanket on the living room floor and pretend. You can have fun with the kids preparing the picnic food before hand. Here are some great recipes to give you some healthy inspiration. Try these almond chocolate muffins for a sweet, yet healthy treat.
Mix icing sugar and water in a bowl to make runny icing. Put sprinkles / smarties etc in bowls and let the kids decorate the biscuits (you could use bought biscuits or make your own).
Thread dry pasta tubes onto coloured cotton and then paint
Close the curtains; rearrange the furniture, make tickets, prepare snacks, put on a favourite DVD. We sell popcorn kernels and pre popped corn here.
Explore some castles
Get them to draw or write down each bird that they see, for a guide:
Go train spotting
Perhaps you have a steam railway station near you: