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Win a Family Day out at LEGOLAND Windsor

Win a Family Day out at LEGOLAND Windsor

How do you keep your little ones busy and active? I would love to hear what you like doing with your little ones! As you might remember I have teamed up with SMA® Nutrition and they are giving away “a family day out at LEGOLAND Windsor ” to one lucky All Baby Advice reader!

Before I let you know how to enter, I would like to share the activities I did with Olivia to keep her active and occupied during a one week period over the Easter holidays.

Monday

gymtots class

For the past few weeks Monday mornings have been very busy for us, as Olivia has been attending a gym class at the local leisure centre.

She absolutely loves it, and as she has started as one of the oldest children in the class she quickly mastered all the skills the other children have been learning and developing in previous months.

I definitely believe that it helped her not only to improve her physical development, but also social development as she has started interacting with other children and parents she has never seen before.

She has become more confident and stopped hiding behind mummy, which has made me very happy. Our older daughter used to attend a similar class and also had lots of fun back then.

Now Olivia is on the waiting list so she could continue her development and start her first Gym Tots session, and apparently despite her stubbornness the teacher could see her being a great gymnast or an acrobat soon!

Tuesday

It was school holidays and daddy was away, I took both my girls shopping. Isabelle needed to update her wardrobe. She often mentions she does not want me to be buying clothes without her lately as she wants to be choosing her own clothes.

Olivia loves shopping but it means hiding behind the clothes rails and me looking for her. This was exactly what was happening, but luckily nobody got lost.

Wednesday

Isabelle Olivia ShreckBeing daughters of a blogger often means we get free tickets to attend events very often. Both girls sounded very excited when mummy revealed we would be going to Madame Tussauds for an adventure.

I have to be honest and say that for Olivia it was probably not very suitable as she has just turned 3. She had no idea what most of the figurines were until she stood underneath a huge Shrek!

At the end both girls had a great time. They loved the taxi drive through the London sights, and also the show at the end where Superheroes came to save London.

After our busy morning I treated us to a nice lunch at the Pizza Express in Baker Street. We often go to restaurants at the weekends which means that both girls usually behave and have no problems with choosing and trying out new meals.

Our train journey was another fab experience, and this was the first time I did a trip to London with Olivia without a buggy, so lots of walking for all of us.

Thursday

Easter egg hunt Willows farmAs we had two of Isabelle’s friends for a sleepover, I thought the best to entertain 4 girls would be a day out. We love going to the local Willows Farm, and on that day we had an amazing time as expected.

We arrived just after 11am and stayed till almost 4pm. It was a hot day, and girls were enjoying all the rides and activities avalaible.

After a picnic lunch we had some ice-cream and also took part in the Easter Egg hunt as every year. Olivia went for her favourite colour Easter bucket and managed to collect her eggs in no time.

It was a long day, but I was so pleased and proud of myself not only to be able to look after 4 children, but also to entertain them and make them happy.

Friday

Isabelle and Olivia restingAs we were leaving for our sunny holiday in Tenerife on Saturday, Friday was mostly about me washing and packing everything we needed.

Daddy took the girls out to the swings and had a lovely morning there.

Saturday

chicken salad

As we were supposed to be at the London Gatwick airport for 2.30pm, we decided to have lunch somewhere on the way. I hate leaving at the last minute and can tell you that with M25 you never know what can happen!

It’s definitely better to have extra time than to be crying as you miss your flight.

When you start stressing out, children often quickly pick up on your mood, and that’s exactly what you do not want.

Both my girls were on a plane for the first time when they turned 3 months old, and are used to flying as we regularly fly to see my family in the Czech Republic and daddy’s family in Belfast, and then of course when we go on all our holidays.

Mirka Moore

If I should suggest a few things I always make sure I have when flying, these would be in our hand luggage:

  • wet wipes
  • change of clothes for the little one
  • a spare t-shirt for me
  • ear plugs
  • sweets to help your little ones to pressurise their ears when taking off and landing
  • note pad and colour pencils
  • dvd player/dvds, children magazines
  • healthy snacks as the other option snacks are always available to buy on the planes!
  • a water bottle
  • lip balm
  • Potette Travel Potty Seat
  • Trunki Snoozihedz travel pillow & blanket

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SMA Toddler Milk is for young children over 1 year, as part of a healthy balanced diet. SMA® Nutrition is here to help mums through their toddler’s journey, with information including help sheets available on SMAmums.co.uk. You can speak to one of their experts via the Careline: 0800 0 81 81 80 (freephone).

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230 Comments

  • ashleigh allan June 2, 2015 7:04 pm

    Arts and crafts activities! Painting, drawing, colouring in!

  • Mummy Matters June 2, 2015 7:54 pm

    I take mine to a local soft play, playgroups, we are lucky to have some beautiful open parklands near us so we do lots of walking, we take our scooters to the local skate park – even our 2 year old has their own scooter and loves it! Indoors we do lots of crafts activities together, jigsaws, memory games and he has just started doing Hama beads which is great for his fine motor skills.

  • HelpfulMum June 2, 2015 8:24 pm

    We are so lucky that since we moved to my family’s home we now have a garden and my children can roam free. On sunny days they are out in the garden for many hours at a time, it’s wonderful they have that freedom. When it’s rainy we often play games inside and my son can still play football with a soft ball in the hall!

  • Martina Pichova June 2, 2015 8:36 pm

    We go to local playgrounds (there are 2 within 10 minutes walk from us), using balance bike or scooter. We have a climbing frame in our garden for those times when we don’t want to go anywhere.

  • Sarah Pybus June 2, 2015 8:38 pm

    The local activity park! They can run,climb and zip wire their energy away!

  • Nancy Bradford June 2, 2015 10:41 pm

    I try to get her to play in the back garden at least 30 minutes to an hour a day in good weather. I think it helps her stay healthy and tires her out.

  • amy g June 2, 2015 11:12 pm

    go swimming every week

  • Mummy Fever June 3, 2015 12:12 am

    We do all sorts – the big kids do ballet, karate, horse riding, swimming, gymnastics, then the babies do swimming and then on top of that we spend time at the park, in the garden and so on. The big kids love the monkey bars they have in the garden and we love soft play centres and adventure playgrounds too .

  • Nancy June 3, 2015 5:36 am

    We go for walks or the field to play football.

  • Maya Russell June 3, 2015 5:54 am

    They like going to the park the best.

  • kim neville June 3, 2015 7:16 am

    My kids loves going to the park and meeting friends, playing in the garden, painting, puzzles, ball games and making lego creations

  • Jane Berrow June 3, 2015 7:33 am

    We love the beach. The rock pools are endlessly fascinating. Today though, we are off to Chessington World of Adventures.

  • Laura June 3, 2015 7:57 am

    We try and get outside as much as possible – fresh air and exploring nature is one of our favourite ways to keep entertained during the day. Amazing giveaway, fingers and toes crossed

    Laura x

  • Paula Readings June 3, 2015 8:01 am

    We live by the sea, so I would take my little ones ‘crabbing’.

  • Leila Benhamida June 3, 2015 8:03 am

    My son play basketball, keep him active and my daughter enjoy swimming and dancing

  • Angela June 3, 2015 9:04 am

    We get out on a dog walk and visit the park on our bikes.

  • Elizabeth Briggs June 3, 2015 10:10 am

    We like swimming and going for bike rides. Days out and exploring new places. Also we love Arts and Crafts and playing in the garden at home x

  • Erica Price June 3, 2015 10:43 am

    Lots of time in the local park.

  • Vicky Varley June 3, 2015 10:59 am

    We are lucky to live near the Beach and several parks always a fun day out. My son loves scooting through the dunes at the minute.

  • Liam Bishop June 3, 2015 12:07 pm

    Playing in the garden goes a long way! 🙂 All sorts of fun games to play out there, not to mention the slide and sand pit.

  • Stacey Guilliatt June 3, 2015 12:13 pm

    We go to a play group every Tuesday where the boys play with soft play, do craft activities and have healthy snacks – we all love it!

  • gemma brown June 3, 2015 12:34 pm

    we do a lot of walking. we are quite lucky and live near the beach, so go there a lot or to the local parks

  • aaron broad June 3, 2015 12:41 pm

    Lots and lots of sport

  • clair downham June 3, 2015 6:10 pm

    plenty of football swimming walking and park visits

  • Cath Joyce June 3, 2015 10:22 pm

    We do lots of walks and cycling

  • Dave Edwards June 4, 2015 1:01 am

    playing with the dog usually uses up a few calories

  • Helen Brown June 4, 2015 10:43 am

    Running around the park and swimming are definite favourites here!

  • Sarah Swainsbury June 4, 2015 12:03 pm

    Garden picnic with garden games, bowling, giant connect 4 and music playing. Love it

  • Joanna Butler-Savage June 4, 2015 12:52 pm

    scootering, bike riding and football

  • Ema J Lowe June 4, 2015 1:31 pm

    We have got a mini playground in the back garden. Big bouncy castle, wooden play house and big climbing frame with swings. its nice to sit out in the garden and watch the children play and play tag.

  • Honest mum June 4, 2015 2:30 pm

    Gorgeous post, love reading about your adventures and holiday, such stunning pics. What a fab comp too x

  • Angela treadway June 4, 2015 8:01 pm

    Take them to the playground ect x

  • Paul Scotland June 4, 2015 8:03 pm

    I keep my son busy with plenty of trips to the park to either play football or on the play equipment

  • lynn heath June 4, 2015 8:38 pm

    I love to get the kids out on their scooters for a ride round the park

  • nicola clarkson June 4, 2015 9:16 pm

    we bake cakes and go for walks at National Trust properties

  • esther james June 4, 2015 9:20 pm

    My son loves going for a walk up our local forestry. We walk to a really high point and have a picnic

  • Louise Asekokhai June 4, 2015 9:48 pm

    We walk the dog and go out cycling as a family.

  • Joanna Burns June 4, 2015 9:51 pm

    We love playing Top Trumps together at the moment

  • Leanne Lunn June 4, 2015 10:36 pm

    Parks, baking, painting we love doing allsorts

  • Paul Morrison June 4, 2015 11:52 pm

    Go to the beach

  • Angela – Garden Tea Cakes and Me June 5, 2015 2:57 pm

    I love getting creative with my niece, she enjoys spending time gardening, crafting, painting and sewing when she comes to stay.

    Angela

  • Kirsty June 5, 2015 4:00 pm

    We’re always outside. Picking up sticks, stones, smelling flowers. The weather helps!

  • Rick Carr June 5, 2015 8:37 pm

    Arts/Crafts and lots of swimming

  • samj June 5, 2015 8:39 pm

    Playing in the garden. exploring all the different insects pants and flowers

  • Sandra Bald June 5, 2015 9:28 pm

    Arts & crafts
    Swimming
    Doing Jigsaw puzzles
    Reading stories together

  • Franki – Little Luca & Me June 5, 2015 9:57 pm

    We love a trip to the park for quick entertainment in our house. Or a full day we spend somewhere like Temple Newsam with its farm, park, ponds and lots of land to explore. We try to do lots of different things with Luca though whenever we can x

  • Shelly Wenn June 6, 2015 1:15 am

    Hopscotch in the garden

  • gemma gist June 6, 2015 7:09 am

    Picnics, walks,face painting,baking, exploring rock pools.. Anything really just need to make it fun

  • Maxine Owen June 6, 2015 1:05 pm

    Nature walks, park, playgrounds.

  • Sarah Pilbeam June 6, 2015 1:34 pm

    We love going on adventures looking for treasure, from twigs to pennies my kids love filling their bags up with treasure and coming home and sorting through what they have found.

  • Debbie June 6, 2015 3:32 pm

    We’re lucky to live on the coast and opposite a park so there’s so much to do when the weather’s good. We’ve also fallen into the trap of after school activities and ours love tae kwon do and swimming.

  • chantelle hazelden June 6, 2015 3:43 pm

    Trips to the park, walks down the seafron, playing in the garden 🙂

  • Emma Girling June 6, 2015 6:12 pm

    I take my son Henry (2) to the farm weekly. He lives seeing the animals and hey have a fab outdoor play area and soft play!

  • Frances June 6, 2015 6:17 pm

    We love going to the local farm, we feed the animals and they have a fab outside and inside play area. We also love making use of anything free nearby like museums and parks.

  • Michaela Hannah June 6, 2015 7:52 pm

    This year we have bought several summer passes for places such as farms and museums so we can always have something to do on our days off, works out really cheap!

  • Robyn Logan Clarke June 6, 2015 9:10 pm

    We’ve recently bought a trampoline and a sand and water table to get the kids excited about being outdoors, they love it and spend a lot of time being active outside. We also plan lots of picnic trips to various parks in the area.

  • victoria thurgood June 7, 2015 4:39 pm

    Trips to the park

  • Angela wilson June 7, 2015 6:10 pm

    Get them running around outdoors as often as possible

  • stacey callaghan June 7, 2015 6:59 pm

    I like taking my los to the seaside and theme park we also had visit to london

  • Donna Caldwell June 7, 2015 7:03 pm

    Love taking my little girl on walks she wants to know so much about everything around her

  • Emma June 7, 2015 7:39 pm

    We go the park a LOT!!

  • sharlene speakman June 7, 2015 9:22 pm

    we love walking the dog and jumping on the trampoline (with the dog haha )

  • Maggie Ali June 7, 2015 9:22 pm

    we love science in our house so we’re often busy doing lots of experiments. sometimes they are very simple ones but the kids love them and are fascinated by the things they can do. we do go out to our local park, do lots of arts and crafts and play tennis 🙂

  • Rebecca Jones June 7, 2015 10:49 pm

    We have a large trampoline that is great fun!

  • Vicki Weston June 8, 2015 9:08 am

    We love to ride our trike to the local park but when the weathers not so good we go to ‘mini gym’ at the leisure centre

  • karen hutchinson June 8, 2015 9:15 am

    walks in local parks , swimming and cricket lessons , theme park day every couple of months . craft days and I must replace the paddling pool before the summer holidays

  • samantha bolter June 8, 2015 9:35 am

    walks in the park, cycling, cricket, football, tennis, swimming, rugby, hill walking and lots of visiting new places around the country.

  • kayleigh white June 8, 2015 2:39 pm

    We have a very large garden and they play in that daily – but we also live in the Pembrokeshire countryside – so it’s fields and fields for as far as the eye can reach!

  • sharon williams June 8, 2015 6:55 pm

    we take their teddies to national trust places and photograph them. then we stick it in a book and write all about their adventures

  • leigh boyle June 8, 2015 8:14 pm

    my girls go to gymnastics, then we go to one of the different parks around our house or play in the garden. also soft play, long walks and bike rides! x

  • Jodie W June 8, 2015 9:36 pm

    i started taking my little boy to a freeplay session at a gym. it was fantastic (i loved going on the trampoline with him too). We also go for walks to the park most days

  • Joanne Clarke June 9, 2015 6:58 pm

    Bubbles and bubble gun
    Swing ball
    Football
    Assault course suitable for the child’s age and agility

  • Susan Nisar June 9, 2015 7:08 pm

    Take them to holiday clubs…they love it!

  • Jess Howliston June 9, 2015 8:30 pm

    We often visit parks or go for woodlands walks as a free activity to keep the little ones entertained and also to burn off some energy lol! x

  • LauraCYMFT June 9, 2015 8:36 pm

    We do a lot of walking or bike rides. The kids also enjoy swimming, karate and horse riding.

  • jodie yorke June 10, 2015 5:06 am

    to the park, the wacky warehouse, riding there bikes, playing in the garden on the trampoline.

  • Kim Palmer June 10, 2015 8:39 am

    Me and my nephew like to keep busy by playing in garden, getting messy with arts and crafts, he loves reading to but doesn’t stop is always on the go.

  • Lynne Durkin June 10, 2015 7:02 pm

    Used to keep my four busy when they were younger and now keep my grandchildren busy by having lots of toys and games but only a few out at a time so they don’t get bored, walks to the park, trips out to different parks, soft play centres & we were at toddler sessions nearly every day for their sake as well as mine. They used to love me packing them a picnic and going out in the back garden and eating their lunch outside x

  • Mummy of Two + 1 June 10, 2015 9:04 pm

    A play in the garden either on the play equipment or kicking a ball around

  • BECCA STAPLES June 11, 2015 4:05 pm

    I always give my boys little jobs to do, they love it. But we love spending time at the country park, running, playing hide and seek and feeding the ducks x

  • sharon powell June 11, 2015 5:32 pm

    The park or playing in the garden x

  • Phil Oneill June 11, 2015 7:36 pm

    Soft play area, Arts and crafts taking her to parks and woodlands

  • Tania Atfield June 11, 2015 7:42 pm

    We go to the park and play tennis

  • Samantha Mann June 11, 2015 10:37 pm

    Going to the park and making dens outdoors

  • charlie pope June 12, 2015 5:24 pm

    we spend a lot of time in the woods, making natural art from leaves, twigs and stones

  • Emma Fox June 12, 2015 11:38 pm

    We go on nature trails, visit the park and the village pond to feed the ducks.

  • claire woods June 13, 2015 1:04 pm

    We do try to find different playgrounds. It gets harder when it’s a wet day.

  • Mrs Rachel Heap June 13, 2015 2:19 pm

    Play doh always goes down well in our house

  • Tracy Alder-Ashwin June 13, 2015 8:25 pm

    We have a annual pass to the local adventure park. There is so much to do there and sometimes even if we just go for an hour it means the kids have been able to get out and burn off some energy.

  • Harley June 13, 2015 10:51 pm

    We take a wander around the park xx

  • Kirsty Fox June 14, 2015 11:22 pm

    We spend a lot of time on the Kent coast, we love paddling, crabbing and playing games on the beach

  • chris parham June 15, 2015 7:58 am

    we have monkey bars , swing and slide in the garden to keep them busy. Sometimes the playround. But current fun is giving them a running jumping task and timing them its good fun they are ages 4 to 10 so its a real challenge for them

  • Keri Jones June 15, 2015 8:46 am

    On nice days we draw with chalk in the garden & my boy loves cleaning it using the hose 🙂 x

  • Jo June 15, 2015 12:24 pm

    Most things outside goes! Cycling swimming forrest and parks..

  • LUCY BISHOP June 15, 2015 7:12 pm

    we go on a daily walk – we love puddle jumping, playing in the sand, going to the park and chasing each other, my son is 22 months!

  • Jo Heath June 15, 2015 11:10 pm

    We do lots and lots of swimming and walking. Recently my little boy learnt to ride his bike without stabilisers so that is also another family thing to do. We tend to go out all weathers and love parks, play areas, soft plays and farms. If it is a horrid day or we are all shattered we snuggle up and watch a film on now tv. x

  • Christina Gibson June 16, 2015 9:49 am

    My little girls loves to paint and run around outside. The park is always a favourite part of our week also.

  • Suzanne Gaulton June 16, 2015 11:43 am

    Try to get out walking every day, whatever the weather – keeps our dog happy too! And indoors, mini gymnastics.

  • Samantha Atherton June 17, 2015 2:16 pm

    We spend a lot of time visiting the local parks & beaches and we go swimming at least twice a week.

  • Gemma Williams June 17, 2015 2:20 pm

    We are lucky to live near the sea and go for bike rides and walks along the front

  • Alex Naylor June 18, 2015 10:54 am

    Football, parks, play centers.

  • Kara June 18, 2015 7:30 pm

    We love exploring our local area, especially the beach

  • Paul Brown June 19, 2015 11:05 am

    My 3yr old son loves running around our local park and feeding the ducks! Lots of fresh air and exercise!
    He also tells me when our garden lawn needs cutting and helps me to push the lawnmower – all so that we can stay out the for a game of football! 🙂

  • Michelle Banks June 19, 2015 7:42 pm

    my grandaughter loves swimming, and walking the dog in the woods

  • Andrew Sales June 19, 2015 8:54 pm

    Days out to various places whenever possible, visits to parks etc

  • Nichola Matthews June 19, 2015 10:20 pm

    I have 2 boys 6 & 7 they are very active! On a Monday we walk round the park with the dog and scooters they do football futsal and swimming in the holidays we do tennis and go to our local gym where they do gymnastics happy days x

  • Lori Tyson June 20, 2015 9:00 pm

    It has to be the trampoline. No matter what else we do, they always come straight in to the house and then straight back out in to the garden to bounce. Come rain or shine its the best way to burn off the energy!

  • Kelly glen June 21, 2015 6:43 am

    I find the best way is to do lots of crafts with them, that will usually keep them entertained for a while.

  • kelly mitchell June 21, 2015 8:03 am

    We go to the playground, or to dance or football class

  • barbara daniels June 21, 2015 8:32 am

    lots of long walks and picnics and exploring

  • Lois Eaton June 21, 2015 8:48 am

    I love to take my grandson to the woods. We hunt goblins and climb trees as well as battling enemies, looking at the wildlife and enjoying the solitude.

  • Bex Allum June 21, 2015 8:51 am

    Everyday we are active, playing in the garden, walks or trips to the park, so many free outings to get moving and learning.

  • Zoe G June 21, 2015 8:56 am

    I take my children to the country parks, woods

  • Fiona K June 21, 2015 8:57 am

    We go for walks and picnics, play hide & seek and rounders.

  • Dale Askew June 21, 2015 10:11 am

    We try and walk if the distance is under a mile, to the village shops or to/from School

  • christine shelley June 21, 2015 11:13 am

    MY neice actually loves going to museums, shes only four, and its exhausting walking around !

  • leanne weir June 21, 2015 12:14 pm

    we are always in the park

  • Elizabeth Hinds June 21, 2015 1:08 pm

    We love reading! My girls will listen to stories at any time of the day so it’s always a go to activity for us 🙂

  • mariel pereira June 21, 2015 4:32 pm

    the free exercise equipment in the local park on a sunny afternoon is the best ever for all the family

  • Alison Joyce June 21, 2015 7:23 pm

    My daughter loves playing with water

  • Vikki Sanderson June 21, 2015 7:35 pm

    We’re lucky to live right by a city centre – close to ammeneties but also in walking range of 3 lovely parks and a large duck pond. We regularly go for walks / scoot to the park, play football, go minibeast hunting and at home we like to have silly dance parties! 🙂

  • Louise Smith June 21, 2015 9:04 pm

    Arts and crafts and Board games

  • Fiona B June 21, 2015 10:00 pm

    Take my little girl to the park, she’s just started to walk so it’s all a bit of an effort at the mo!

  • Colette June 21, 2015 10:46 pm

    We have adult and child scooters and go off as a family scooter ring ….so much fun

  • ceril Roberts June 21, 2015 11:04 pm

    My little one has sensory processing disorder so I like to do things to work on his sense’s and body movement so we cook especially things where he can use his hands like bread. We also go to the park a lot when it’s sunny – use the balance beam! When it’s raining will take him to the soft play area or a climbing wall – great for the motor skills!

  • Sarah Lambert June 22, 2015 12:48 am

    I have set plans through out the school hols but make sure I have back ups in case weather is bad, also think you have to get involved it doesn’t hurt us parents playing chase with our children lol 🙂 x

  • Tanya Camilleri June 22, 2015 8:52 am

    We play a lot outside. even if it is just in the garden we try to get out in the fresh air every day. We are currently enjoying boules!

  • Matthew Cobb June 22, 2015 9:32 am

    Walks in the woods and trampolining

  • NINO AMOROSO June 22, 2015 12:19 pm

    Swimming pool – lots of splashy fun!

  • Cathy Glynn June 22, 2015 6:13 pm

    G loves horse riding and exploring so when we are off at the weekend we are often exploring Derbyshire.

  • Laura Asplin June 22, 2015 6:14 pm

    I bought my kids Trikes and they love keeping active on them.

  • Adam Greenwood June 22, 2015 6:25 pm

    Swimming is always good, and it doesn’t matter whether it’s raining out,!

  • Kerry Locke June 22, 2015 7:32 pm

    Arts and crafts go down well as does a long bike ride with the dog in tow

  • Lorraine Tinsley June 23, 2015 10:51 am

    We love playing in the garden, she runs around and around like a loon as well as racing around on her scooter

  • Paula Harvey June 23, 2015 12:52 pm

    My little boy loves traveling on public transport and as we live near to school we dont have to use it during the week so he sees it as a treat. My Husband has a public transport pass for work so its very cost effective too! Under 6’s are free on the Metro and Buses up here!

  • Kelly Dudley June 23, 2015 2:09 pm

    Compulsory daily dog walking!

  • vicki hennie June 23, 2015 5:57 pm

    my kids love swimming and soft play and forest walks x x

  • alice carter June 23, 2015 7:14 pm

    This time of year its all about the garden and outdoors for us! New garden games, sandpits, paddling pools and trampolines have taken over the garden now! A new crabbing net is proving to be a lot of fun down at the beach too!

  • Emma Gibson June 23, 2015 9:25 pm

    Taking them on bike rides.

  • Ana N. June 23, 2015 9:46 pm

    Play in the park and swimming

  • Kat Lucas June 24, 2015 8:07 am

    I like to find activities that allow them to be creative and get dirty

  • Ruth Bugg June 24, 2015 1:54 pm

    We got to the zoo or park, and lots of playing in the garden

  • Christina Palmer June 24, 2015 2:49 pm

    We go off to our local park for fun time on the swings, slides and climbing frames. This is followed by a picnic by the lake and time for feeding the ducks. We then go for a long walk exploring the woods. This is all then finished off with an ice cream from the park café before heading off home for dinner.

  • Stephanie Tsang June 24, 2015 10:51 pm

    We scooter everywhere and go to the park a lot.

  • helen booth June 25, 2015 12:44 pm

    Our kids love going on bike rides!

  • jennie June 25, 2015 5:44 pm

    Lots of swinging, sliding and climbing in the garden and today we got the paddling pool out!

  • Claire Scott June 25, 2015 7:30 pm

    Board games and trips to the park

  • Kerry Bennett June 27, 2015 12:21 am

    We go the park or the beach

  • jen louise jackson June 27, 2015 4:55 pm

    we go to our local park and lots of walks down the canal

  • Monica Gilbert June 27, 2015 11:04 pm

    My daughter loves going to the park to play. Today, I took her to one that had ducks and geese. She was fascinated by them.

  • Anna McMurray June 28, 2015 8:23 am

    We go for long walks in the forest and it always tires them out 🙂

  • claire fawkner June 28, 2015 9:31 am

    We love bike rides and trips to the park

  • Angela wilson June 28, 2015 10:20 am

    Outdoors running and exploring

  • katrina walsh June 28, 2015 11:21 am

    I found a great idea on the internet (sadly not my own idea). Get some bubble wrap and wrap and tape it (loosely) round your childs feet. Roll out a roll of old wallpaper (white side up) and then let your child stand in a roller tray of kids paint and have fun walk printing the whole way up and down the paper. You can add glitter to the paint too. This was such a cheap simple activity but my child absolutely loved it! GARDEN ONLY THO lol x

  • Amelia Avossa June 28, 2015 3:22 pm

    Trips to the park if we fancy a day out or a picnic & to feed the ducks 🙂 if we are indoors we bake cakes, Make pizzas or get crafty!

  • Viv C June 28, 2015 4:12 pm

    toddler groups for ramify days and the park when sunny

  • Layla Thomas June 29, 2015 7:27 am

    I get my sons out everyday unless the weather is really bad. We go to local parks or even just run around the garden.

  • Cat Culmer June 29, 2015 11:02 am

    Swimming is his favourite but we love walks and play time in the park too

  • pamela gossage June 29, 2015 11:18 am

    Swimming. Long walks. Trampoline in the garden

  • Kristyn Harris June 29, 2015 6:57 pm

    I have a few days trips and weekends away. Lots of outdoor activities and it sometimes helps if we take along some of their friends too : )

  • Mia Clarke June 29, 2015 9:56 pm

    A picnic in the park is always good and ours is lovely as it has a water area

  • sharon cunningham June 29, 2015 10:54 pm

    They love the beach. For indoor days they love playing with Geomag.

  • Suzanne Howell June 30, 2015 9:32 am

    Bike rides, walks in the countryside and going to the swimming pool. We also live not too far from the beach so we go rock pooling and fossil hunting there. We also have a trampoline in the garden.

  • gemma clark June 30, 2015 10:22 am

    Take her out on her bike

  • Mummy on a Budget June 30, 2015 12:04 pm

    We’ve started visiting more of the local playgrounds as there’s so many tucked away in different places about – you just need to find them! Love seeing my LO tackle a new climbing frame or other equipment.

  • Sarah Parker June 30, 2015 12:12 pm

    playing in the garden with friends 🙂

  • Christina Curtis June 30, 2015 12:48 pm

    We love country walks, playing at the park and drawing!

  • Diana June 30, 2015 3:17 pm

    We love playing ball games outside 🙂

  • Cathy O June 30, 2015 7:42 pm

    Take them to my parent’s farm – freedom and space and they love it.

  • Ella L June 30, 2015 8:02 pm

    plenty of sand and water in the garden…… easy home made dough and lots of bike scooter rides

  • Kat Allinson June 30, 2015 8:09 pm

    We go out for a walk, scoot, to the park or woods etc every morning, then we do crafts, baking, garden play during the afternoons!

  • Karen R June 30, 2015 8:27 pm

    We’ve recently discovered Huntzz – an app. It is a treasure hunt type walk around various places, where you get observational questions, and a little blurb about each thing you spot. We really enjoy it 🙂

  • Sandra June 30, 2015 8:37 pm

    were lucky to live near the beach so we go there a lot

  • jamie banks June 30, 2015 8:42 pm

    long walks through fields and woods x

  • Rachel King June 30, 2015 9:05 pm

    Lots of walks and splashing through streams – ‘we’re going on a bear hunt’ is always a strong favourite!

  • Nicola Holland June 30, 2015 9:18 pm

    Exploring our local woods with a picnic. Stop awhile so the children can explore 🙂

  • Mark T June 30, 2015 9:23 pm

    My boy is all about football, football, football.

  • Jo W June 30, 2015 9:32 pm

    So many things……Running outisde, playing in the park, kicking a football, soft play, jumping on his trampoline, having water fights, days out, farm visits and many more.

  • Rich Tyler July 1, 2015 12:16 am

    Trips out’n’bout to park, woods etc 🙂

  • Vicky Robinson July 1, 2015 12:55 am

    I love to take my kids to the park and on trips out to the seaside. It’s fun to go places and make memories.

  • Sarah Lee July 1, 2015 1:47 am

    When it’s hot like today we put the paddling pool up in the garden and have hours of fun splashing around

  • jo maxted July 1, 2015 6:10 am

    as much garden time as possible!

  • barbara clarke July 1, 2015 7:41 am

    my son love playing outside and loves his bike

  • Alison O July 1, 2015 7:54 am

    Trips to the park, mainly. I’m not good in the heat though, so I find it very tough when it’s as hot as it has been lately. It’s difficult to find the motivation to leave the house, so we’ve mainly been messing around in the garden with sand and water.

  • Laura Pritchard July 1, 2015 8:27 am

    We take our son geocaching – it’s great exercise out in the countryside plus a fun treasure hunt!

  • Lucy carter July 1, 2015 10:00 am

    We love playing at the park or going to the beach

  • charlotte qualter July 1, 2015 10:13 am

    we love going bug hunting and flower spotting in our local park followed by a picnic x.

  • Jacqueline Roberts July 1, 2015 10:25 am

    Walks and park, its always free!

  • olivia Kirby July 1, 2015 10:36 am

    We love going to the country park and making use of our National Trust membership

  • Karen Lloyd July 1, 2015 11:22 am

    We spend a lot of time in the garden, we grow fruit and vegetables.

  • rebecca nisbet July 1, 2015 11:24 am

    since we got our dog 7 week ago weve started to go for more walks, my daughter loves hunting for fairys whilst we are out, her imagination is awesome so we make it real fun! 🙂

  • clare davies July 1, 2015 12:05 pm

    we love just heading out for day to the beach or a park as long as weve out and doing something together! x

  • Sarah Lewis July 1, 2015 12:19 pm

    Love heading to the park on their bikes, roller skates or scooters no stopping them!!

  • Debi Gillard July 1, 2015 12:32 pm

    On cooler or rainy days it’s usually craft on hot sunny days like today it’s the paddling pool and sand pit (but remember the sun block)

  • Anthony C July 1, 2015 1:17 pm

    Take them on walks along the canal to feed the ducks

  • Kelly Summerfield July 1, 2015 1:50 pm

    Taking the doggie for a walk 🙂 kids love it.. and it calms our hyperactive doggie a little bit! x

  • emma kinsey July 1, 2015 2:12 pm

    plenty of times to park large trampoine in garden which they love and bike rides

  • donna l jones July 1, 2015 2:18 pm

    going to the park and they love going to soft play

  • Maria Jane Knight July 1, 2015 2:29 pm

    Our little boy Ronan is 5 and loves critters and mini beasts so we go for long walks and becoming mini-beast expert explorers. It gets him out in the fresh air and give him a chance to learn out nature and appreciate even the tiny creatures on Earth.

  • Jenny Jones July 1, 2015 2:35 pm

    I brought a yearly pass for hatton park farm as my two kids love it there, we go swimming or walks to the parks in nice weather but when it’s raining we go bowling or have a movie day, which includes colouring, painting and drawing too. They are really good at keeping themselves entertained too bless em x

  • Debra Winfield July 1, 2015 2:36 pm

    I make up age appropriate busy bags.

  • Caroline Cordery July 1, 2015 3:13 pm

    just set up water slide and inflatable pool in the back garden

  • Ally R July 1, 2015 3:13 pm

    Days at the beach looking in rock pools and down to the park to see the animals and feed the ducks and our trampoline in the garden keep them busy.

  • Emily Jayne Phipps July 1, 2015 4:13 pm

    Lots of daytrips, soft play, goups, crafts and colouring, storytime, garden toys – just love doing anything with the small dude!

  • kerry lethbridge July 1, 2015 4:27 pm

    We are really luck to live right by a park complete with historic building that houses a library, large pond, river, sports center and great children’s play area so we’re never short of activity

  • Lauren Tourle July 1, 2015 4:29 pm

    we camp alot so our lil ones generally spend a lot of time outside anyway. we like to have water fights, lots of running involved haha 🙂

  • Lynne O’Connor July 1, 2015 6:31 pm

    Taking their scooters to the park for a picnic

  • Kim Manson July 1, 2015 7:09 pm

    We have a lovely country park a 10min walk from our house so we take a ball and bikes with a picnic down on nixes days, we also have a national trust membership and like going to explore all the parks and castles in our area, and finally my children have been taking swimming lessons and like to go swimming on wet days.

  • claire little July 1, 2015 7:42 pm

    trips to our local park.

  • teresa sheldon July 1, 2015 8:24 pm

    We love to when the weather is warm play outside with the sand or water or go to the park for a picnic or a walk along the seafront collection shells, when its cold and dreary we like doing painting, model making and playing board gaames

  • gemma nisbet July 1, 2015 8:30 pm

    My boy is 9 now, however I used to take him to playgroups, music bugs, swimming, arts and crafts and walks (adventures).

  • Catherine Gregory July 1, 2015 8:41 pm

    On a rainy day baking butterfly buns or painting but on a sunny day walking along the beach looking for seashells or a bike ride to the park

  • Rebecca Powell July 1, 2015 8:47 pm

    We do lots of crafts and outdoor play

  • Katie July 1, 2015 8:58 pm

    We’ve got the paddling pool set up in the garden at the moment which is proving quite popular and they seem to be inventing games with their friends which involve the pool.

  • ellie spider July 1, 2015 9:16 pm

    H at 23 months has only recently started walking so right now we are concentrating on doing lots of walks – to the shops, to the park etc to try and build up her muscles more. She loves music and dancing so we often dance around to disney songs as its a great way of getting her moving other body parts as well as not just her legs 🙂

  • Minnie15 July 1, 2015 9:20 pm

    Anything arts and crafts related – keeps mine entertained for hours on end 🙂 x

  • Lucy Robinson July 1, 2015 9:30 pm

    Playing in the garden. x

  • Angela Paull July 1, 2015 9:31 pm

    Flying kites up on the South Downs

  • jessica newman July 1, 2015 9:32 pm

    we love going out for the picnics at the park and playing in the garden

  • Rachael July 1, 2015 9:44 pm

    We love the general stuff seaside, park, ice cream parlour with farm attached!

  • Jane Middleton July 1, 2015 10:19 pm

    going to the park and playing outdoors

  • Alison Macdonald July 1, 2015 10:22 pm

    Mine love going to the park (playing football) – if weather not so good swimming or indoor (arts/crafts or baking) 🙂

  • Christina napthine July 1, 2015 10:26 pm

    The beach and zoo

  • Natalie Crossan July 1, 2015 10:29 pm

    We go for a nice stroll and to the park 🙂

  • Rebecca E July 1, 2015 10:42 pm

    I play the piano and we both sing along

  • Andrew Seaman July 1, 2015 10:45 pm

    Long walks on the beach x

  • catriona nation July 1, 2015 11:02 pm

    Go for a long walk and pay in the river

  • Sarah Thomas July 1, 2015 11:09 pm

    When the weather is like this, I fill our laundry basket or a bucket with water in the garden – my two will play for ages with this either washing their soft toys, or putting Playmobile toys in the water to create under sea worlds!

  • Kelly Ellen Hirst July 1, 2015 11:18 pm

    My daughter does 11 hours if gymnastics a week & is always playing outside on her bike

  • Sarah Gray July 1, 2015 11:35 pm

    lots of fresh air and outdoorsy stuff, but also she is now obsessed with Sushi so we have been researching where to get ingredients and planning out our sushi day. x

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