With half term fast approaching here are our top picks for keeping the kids busy whilst having lots of fun!
This set includes a handy magnifying glass, coloured chalks and a note-taking pencil, as well as an activity book filled to the brim with engaging activities and hands-on projects.
Designed to encourage observation and interaction with the environment, junior outdoor explorers can document cloud shapes, create mermaids out of found natural materials, complete kindness exercises, play backyard olympics or block bingo and a heap more.
The packaging for this creative activity set has been specially designed with storage compartments to keep stationery and artwork safe, making it perfect for portable, no-mess and no-fuss play.
Children fold, assemble, customise three racing cars and off they go to organise Grand Prix and rally races! The wheel system on each car turns them into real functional toys. The kit is ideal for individual play or to occupy several children. The whole Do It Yourself range is full of exciting and creative activities for kids.
Petit Collage's wood jewellery set includes everything you need to make lots of wooden necklaces and bracelets with wildly bright charms, tassels and wooden beads in this fun and easy craft activity. Everything is stored into a reusable storage tin with a clasp closure and cotton carry handle. A brilliant activity for creative kids!
Thames and Kosmos' brilliant magic set has high-quality magic props and simple illustrated instructions so the 100 magic tricks in this kit can be easily learned, practised and mastered — to stun and amaze audiences! Perfect for budding magicians! Thames and Kosmos has a whole collection of educational yet fun science kits to inspire and encourage a whole new generation of budding scientists.
The gorgeous Elsa Ice Queen dress from Great Pretenders is not just perfect for Halloween but is great for any day as dressing up encourages adventure, sparks imagination and improves communication and language whilst having lots and lots of fun playing alone, with siblings or friends. This is our mini product tester Edith's favourite outfit - she can't wait to put it on once she's home from school and turn into Elsa herself! If a princess isn't your thing, how about a wizard, a scientist or vet instead? Check out our other costumes here.
Whatever you get up to have a brilliantly spooky half term with the kids!