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Kids' activities by age

Stumped for ideas? From kids' trampolines to scooters to puzzles, explore outdoor and indoor toys and activities grouped by age.

5 fun outdoor activities for kids and the whole family

Engage your kids with endless fun in the sun. From kicking it on the football field to bouncing on the trampoline or digging in the sand pit, here are 5 activities to keep them entertained.

A group of kids running in a garden.

1. Run your own garden Olympics or sports day

Host your very own garden Olympics and school-style sports day. From running races to sack sprints to tug of war - these activities promote physical fitness, encourage socialisation, and teach teamwork.

A man and a kid playing football in a garden.

2. Organise a football tournament

Kick off a penalty shoot-out or play a mini-match. Hold activities like 'Best goal celebration' or 'Best mascots' for the non-footie fans.

2 kids playing Professor Puzzle Giant Snakes and Ladders Game in a lawn.

3. Get active with lawn games

Unleash outdoor fun. Perfect for family bonding and kids' playtime. Pick between bowling, rounders, giant snakes and ladders and more.

A woman and 2 kids playing with Chad Valley Sand and Water Pit in a garden.

4. Cool off with water & sand play

Make the most of a sunny day with water fights, sand play, and paddling pools. Create sand castles and enjoy splashy adventures. 

2 kids playing in a Party Animals Tepee Play Tent in a garden.

5. Set up a camp

Create a cosy camp or set up a playhouse. This activity encourages creativity and imagination and builds a safe space for play and learning.

5 indoor activities for kids at home

From arts and crafts to educational games, keep boredom at bay while fostering learning and creativity all year round. Here are 5 activities to elevate indoor fun for your kids.

A group of kids running in a garden.

1. Indulge in mess-free creativity

Getting creative doesn't have to mean getting messy. There are lots of sofa-safe art kits designed to stay tidy, from magnetic drawing boards to water doodle mats. No mess, only fun.

A top view of a kid creating an artwork with arts and crafts supplies scattered on the table.

2. Get imaginative with arts, crafts and Playdoh

Pick one of their favourite activities and get your young artists creating. Painting, sewing, modelling, or perhaps Aquabeads - they may take a little patience but they're great for focusing kids' attention.

A teen playing with his water gun.

3. Boost cognitive skills with STEM

Science, Tech, Engineering, and Maths - pick from a choice of STEM toys and boost skills such as counting, coding, programming, or experimenting.

Bica Kids Plastic Table in white colour.

4. Set up a study station

Create a pocket of productivity. Pick a kids' play table or a more grown-up desk for teens. A dedicated space will help them focus on the task at hand.

A girl building LEGO Star Wars R2-D2 Model, Buildable Toy Droid Figure 75379.

5. Build with LEGO® and construction toys

Whether they're building towering skyscrapers or droids - LEGO® and construction toys spark creativity as kids build, stack, and explore possibilities of what could be.

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