Make a Den

Dens are great places for children to hide in, use their imagination, create secrets and have lots of fun. Dens can be made almost anywhere, indoors, outdoors, under a table, using chairs, bunk beds and...

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Pirate’s Day

Make a pirate ship from cardboard boxes, pillows or anything else that comes to mind. Paint a pirate flag and hoist it to the main sail (broom handle!). Make newspaper swords and hats with the...

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Making Porridge

Many children enjoy being involved in the preparation of meals or just helping out in the kitchen. Encourage the child to help with measuring and stirring but make sure to take care with the hot...

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Make a Boat

Help the child to make a rowing boat out of a cardboard box, baby’s bath or storage container large enough for the child to sit in. Add oars cut from cardboard and use a sheet...

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Box Models

Collect together small boxes (like the ones you get when you buy toothpaste and soap), glue, plastic bottle tops, paint and paint brushes. Encourage the child to make their own model. Perhaps the end product...

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