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Cheap ways to keep kids entertained during holidays

With the school holidays approaching, families are being given advice on how to fill the children’s spare time with fun activities that won’t break the bank.

Online wholesaler Wholesale Sweets are giving their budget friendly tips on how to keep the kids entertained during the summer.

They’ve looked at a variety of both indoor and outdoor options and among their suggestions...

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DISCOVER STORIES TO INSPIRE WITH IWM’S NEW SUMMER FAMILY ACTIVITIES

This summer, Imperial War Museums (IWM) invites visitors to enjoy a range of free family activities full of stories to inspire. Visitors can uncover the secrets of camouflage with Camouflage, Dazzle and Disguise, a brand-new season of activity at IWM London and IWM North packed with trails, crafts and performances. Families are also invited to speak to eyewitnesses to conflict and travel back...

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How to Encourage Your Children to Spend Time Outside

Summer is just around the corner, so you might be thinking of ways to encourage your little ones to spend more time outdoors. We are living in the technological age, after all, and children aged 5-7 spend an average of 4 hours behind a screen every day.

Here, we will look at how your family can ditch the screen and have fun in the sun. But first, let’s look at some of the ways you...

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Six sustainable activities for kids this summer

Taking care of our world is a big issue – one that involves young and old alike. Introducing children to fun, sustainable activities can help them understand how to care for the planet – without them even realising that they’re learning!

From an early age, kids are taught about sustainability issues like plastic waste, pollution, animal conservation and recycling at school and in the...

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MAY HALF TERM 2022 AT IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUMS

FAMILY ACTIVITIES AT IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUMS

This May half term, Imperial War Museums (IWM) invites visitors to enjoy a range of free family activities across IWM London, IWM North, IWM Duxford and HMS Belfast. Visitors can discover the importance of chocolate during the Second World War, speak to eyewitnesses to conflict, and travel back in time to 1944.

IWM North and IWM London | Story...
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Easter Family Events at the Imperial War Museums

W/C 4 APRIL 2022 – EXHIBITIONS, EVENTS & DIGITAL ACTIVITIES AT IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUMS

©IWM. Easter family activities are running across IWM sites from Monday 4 April.

EASTER AT IWM

IWM North , IWM Duxford and IWM London | Story Seekers: Chocolate Edition | Daily, 4-18 April

Free (included in price of admission to IWM Duxford)

Featuring hands-on activities,...

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Think Outside - 4 Lovely Ways To Spend Mother's Day

Mothers go above and beyond for their children every day of the year. On a special Sunday in March, little ones are given the chance to reciprocate this. Mother’s Day is the perfect time for fresh flowers, luxurious chocolates, and breakfast in bed. After indulging in these treats, your family can also celebrate Mother’s Day in the outdoors.

This article will explore some of the...

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W/C 14 FEBRUARY 2022 – EXHIBITIONS, EVENTS & DIGITAL ACTIVITIES AT IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUMS

FEBRUARY HALF TERM AT IWM

IWM North and IWM London | Story Seekers | Weekends and daily 14th – 18th February

Free

Families can get hands on with real artefacts and learn about the global impact of conflict, from the First World War to today. Dig deeper into the museum’s collections and uncover the moving stories they tell, from people who braved shark-infested waters to...

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Stuck for things to do this Bank Holiday weekend? 

OnBuy provides top tips on unbeatable first-rate family games, activities and outdoor endeavours to cater for every age group

Struggling to make exciting and engaging family-friendly plans to celebrate the upcoming bank holiday together? OnBuy has your bank holiday fun covered with its unbeatable selection of first-rate family games, activities and outdoor endeavours that’ll...