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35+ things to do at home with the kids in Lockdown

Here are 35+ ideas to help give you some inspiration for things you can do with your kids during lockdown. 

Do a family watercolour challenge

 Ladybird Watercoloring Painting


Craft from cardboard tubes; how about BearsMonsters or Octopus

Do Cosmic Yoga or a Joe Wicks workout. 

Make ice lollies

Make bird feeders

Hunt for bugs 

Craft a Paper Plate Dinosaur or make Dinosaur Footprints

Grow something – sunflower, tomatoes, cress etc. You could make a Cress Head 

Using building blocks to create a rainbow or practise repeating patterns

Make paper crowns

Make Superhero Puppets

Draw self portraits 

Build a den 

Make a parachute

Keep a diary 

Make an Afternoon Tea – why not add Heart Jam Tarts and Chocolate Monster Drops to the menu?

Set up an obstacle course

Count the birds in your garden or from your window 

Have a carpet picnic 

Do a scavenger hunt around the house or garden 

Make a banner or flag for your family 

Bake a cake or pancakes 

Ingredients for baking a cake

Have a movie night 

Play a board game 

Have a disco 

Learn a new skill e.g. British Sign Language, take an online course, learn a new craft 

Listen to a podcast 

Read a new book

Bake bread 

Write a letter

Make a scrapbook 

FaceTime / Skype / Zoom – friends and family  

Have a fancy dress day  

Play a sport in your garden – e.g. cricket, football, tennis, catch 

Go star gazing

Make homemade pizza 

Homemade pizza

Do a jigsaw puzzle 

Head over to the Berkshire Mummies Instagram and Facebook pages for more lockdown ideas.

*Disclaimer – Please make sure, if you do any of the above activities they are age appropriate for your child, using age appropriate equipment and supplies which you believe are safe for participants. Avoid allergens  Click here for the Berkshire Mummies disclaimer.*

By Berkshire Mummies

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