Fill your journal with free museums and activities for your kids. We have gathered a couple of ideas for you. There is no reason to make them sit and watch television. Thrill waits.
Museums for Kids
They are free and they are ensured to set your children’s imaginations fine. Here are a few suggestions to get you going.
Bristol Museum and Art Gallery:
Bristol Museum possesses a Curiosity – an under 7’s interactive discovery area full of interactive exhibits from all over the globe. This and a lot of awe-inspiring pieces will have your children captivated.
The Natural History Museum, London
Filled with life-size dinosaur skeletons, a stuffed whale, unnerving creatures from the deep sea and a lot of other mind-numbing exhibits. The Natural History Museum is a favorite for many grownups and kids also.
The Science Museum London
The Science Museum’s Launch Pad is a large interactive area filled with fascinating hands-on experiments and games that look like nothing but magic. It’s safe to say that your children would want to spend an entire afternoon there.
National Football Museum, Manchester
It’s to free of cost to enter the National Football Museum. Children can dress themselves like Footballers in the Discovery Zone, other than participating in various other activities. If your kid is a football fan. National Football Museum is a mandatory see.
National Railway Museum, York
Children can enjoy displays of awe-worthy steam engines and get included in the Paddington Bear-themed activities that include storytelling and shows. The National Railway Museum is a great example of great educational fun.
Mansfield Museum, Nottinghamshire
An unsung hero in the ocean of museums is the Mansfield Museum. It is one of the tiniest museums in this provided list. It’s beautiful and very child-friendly. There are trails and games for children as well as the chance for them to create their own plates.
Methil Heritage, Fife
Methil Heritage in Fife, Scotland boasts constantly changing displays, free kids exercises and craft opportunities. Visit their website to see what’s available at present.
You can request a complimentary copy of the Kids in Museum Manifesto that is an entire of visitor’s suggestions on UK’s Child-friendly museums, maybe you will be inspired to go to couple of the places mentioned. Information on how to order your copy can be seen by visiting the link provided.
Take your little ones with you to indulge in activities with other children. It aids in enhancing their social skills and makes it’s a lot more fun than a twosome outing.
Novotel Hotels, various UK locations
Reserve your place for complimentary hour long slot at your nearest Novotel (33 presently participating) and go with your 5-11 year old heroes for fun filled exercises. Anticipate crafts, educational games, a chill out area, free smoothies and a lot more.
Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff
From the 16th to 21st kids can create a town from a cardboard or participate in a graffiti workshop for free at Wales Millenium Centre. If you have not been there, you should definitely see this magnificent building which is an outcome of an international design competition.
The V&A Museum of Childhood, London
Explore toys and games from all the years, all showcased in colorful display cases at a kid’s height. Your children can enjoy games, do crafts and become a part of creative storytelling. The V&A Museum of Childhood urges interaction and team fun.
Imagine Children’s Festival, London
Get included with London’s Imagine Children’s Festival for exercises, shows, story time, dress-up, book swaps, baby yoga, exhibitions and a lot more, majority of which are free. See what events is free prior using the “free activities and events” tab on their webpage. It happens at the Southbank Centre and continues till Monday 23rd February.
Mini Vault Festival, London
The Mini Vault Festival is complimentary to enter. Couple of the shows and few workshops costs some amount and have to be reserved beforehand but most of them are complimentary, and you and yours can spend a good day just looking around, meeting exciting characters, strolling through the brilliant installations and listening to the band. Kids will be able to participate in the craft tables from 10am to 3 pm on each day of the festival and it’s absolutely free.
Print the National Trust’s List: 50 Things to Do before You Turn 11 and ¾. Create a dam, explore inside a tree, and create a house for wildlife and a lot more.
Go on a family fun trail. This brilliant website informs you about all treasure trails, adventures and spy hunts presently happening in outdoor spaces around UK.
Get Stuck in a Book
You can rely on your local library to have booked an entire programme of exciting exercises for children over half term. Crafts, play-acting, storytelling, music, reading incentives and what not. Locate your closest library here.
LEGO Magazine Subscription
Register for a free year subscription for LEGO magazine. You will receive regular copies of their magazine at the comfort of your doorstep. It’s enough to keep your kids busy for the entire year, always check freebie websites.
Print these exciting Disney Frozen activities and make your small ones silent for a few hours. Is there a kid breathing on this planet that doesn’t have an obsession with Frozen? Create paper crafts, color in and play games with this outstanding store of printables.
Weekend Box for Kids
Request your Weekend Box for Kids – it’s filled with fun stuff to keep your children busy. Obtain your first box free (Normally 7.50) and cancel your registration prior it’s rolling on.
DIY Kids’ Workshops at B&Q
Reserve your complimentary B&Q kids’ workshop with experienced professionals. Kids adore these exciting workshops; there is a little something for the entire family to rejoice.
Robinsons Fruit Shoot Jam Art Competition
Help your kids compete in Robinsons Fruit Shoot Jam Art competition. Submit a picture to Robinson’s Facebook page and you can win a Merlin yearly family pass or at the very least Robinsons squeezy jam! Ends 16th April 2015.
Craft for Kids
There are thousands of DIY craft ideas for children on Pinterest. Type craft for kids in the search bar and see the beautifully lit colorful photos till your child likes something. Majority of the ideas need usual household products like shaving foam, laundry detergent and vinegar.
With all these activities to keep your kids occupied, the Half term holidays will go by quickly. What a shame that’s it’s just a week, but there are plenty of free baby stuff to do with your kids, and if you find any offers please keep us posted what you get up to in the Comments area below: