Outdoor Activities

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Newborn Adventures: 5 Outdoor Activities For New Parents

Newborn babies are precious, their skin is delicate, and their hair is soft. Despite this, new parents can continue to live their lives. You might not want to jump back into your social calendar, but you can still take your child outside.

Going outside doesn’t have to be a military mission. Once you’ve prepared your newborn essentials, such as a changing bag and baby carrier , you...

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Four Reasons You Need to Get Your Kids Into Gardening This Summer

Are you tearing your hair out at the idea of keeping your rambunctious little ones entertained this summer?

You might have signed them up for activity clubs or planned days out to theme parks, but these costs can quickly add up. And it’s hard to tire them out enough for a good night sleep at home.

But there is a solution. Have you tried getting them into gardening?


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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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How Can Gardening be Entertaining for Children?

Spring is approaching, so it’s a perfect time to make use of the outdoors in the warmer weather. Especially for your children, it can seem difficult to find anything that distracts them from their devices. But once you discover something different yet entertaining to do outdoors, it’s no doubt that they will no longer be glued to their screens. But how can you persuade them to step outside...

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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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World Environment Day: fun ways to get kids involved in litter picking

With World Environment Day coming up, there's never been a better time to get your kids learning about the natural world and how to take care of it. Involving them in litter picking is a good start, as this is a simple activity that can show them the importance of keeping the natural environment as clean as possible. They'll also be able to see exactly what they've achieved when they finish...

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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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Top tips for getting kids into gardening this National Gardening Week

Child's play: how to get your kids into gardening By The Greenhouse People

It’s National Gardening Week, and what better way to spend it than by introducing all members of the family to this physically and mentally stimulating hobby.

And with summer half-term just around the corner, and the weather set for a glorious heatwave , gardening could be the perfect activity to keep your...

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How to get the kids involved with gardening this spring

Spring is finally here, the trees are starting to get their leaves, and you may have even noticed a daffodil or two while you’re out and about. This time of year marks the start of the growing season and is all about nature, which makes now the perfect time to get out in the garden and enjoy all that spring has to offer. Even better, gardening is a great activity to do with the family....

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The Great Outdoors: 6 Fun Outdoor Activities For Kids

Spring has truly sprung and to make sure your family has months filled with laughter and excitement, you can easily plan adventures outdoors. This can be something as simple as a walk through your local park.

Here are some of the best ways to keep your little ones entertained in the great outdoors during the warmer months.

1. Craft and complete a nature spotting sheet...