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Bouncy castles, virtual parties, face paints and DIY hair dye – these are the creative ways you’re celebrating your kids’ birthdays in isolation.
This tried-and-tested salt dough recipe includes tips on air drying dough, how to set dough in a microwave, plus a fantastic step-by-step guide to creating 5 moulds, including handprint ornaments and dinosaur fossils.
If you’re fast running out of ideas to do with your kids, don’t worry – these simple suggestions use things you’re likely to have at home. From face painting dolls to making an obstacle course – you can take your pick from 10 tried-and-tested activities that will keep your children busy and won’t cost you a thing.
Keep older children busy (and chilled!) with these free colouring pages from Mega Magazine. They include Gumball, Spongebob, a mindful dinosaur picture (yes really!), a deep sea underwater scene and a superhero printable. Simply click the picture to open a PDF in a new window and then print.
A step-by-step introduction to teaching phonics with easy and fun learning activities, featuring CBeebies Alphablocks.