Activities

Step-by-step activity ideas. Everything from a half-day outdoor activity to quick and easy 10 minute games. The options are endless.

Making and flying paper aeroplanes

Creating and flying paper aeroplanes is a fun activity at any age. These 3 simple designs with step-by-step guides take you from your first fold to flying your aeroplane in a matter of minutes.

Published: Friday 24 July 2020

An introduction to DIY tools for children

This activity teaches children how to use a hammer, a wood saw, a screwdriver and an electric drill. Learning about hand tools and how to use them safely helps children understand the physical world around them and helps build their confidence at the same time.

Published: Sunday 19 July 2020

Photography walk

Learning how to take digital photographs is a great skill to learn whether that's on a smartphone or using a digital camera. This photography walk activity challenges you to take a set of 10 pre-decided photographs.

Published: Sunday 12 July 2020

Game: Do you remember?

Children love stories, especially ones that they are part of. This activity is a great way to remember shared experiences like holidays, days out or personal milestones. A fun and interactive activity for all the family.

Published: Monday 06 July 2020

Make a Derbyshire Well Dressing

Originating in Derbyshire well dressings are pictures made from natural materials that were created to celebrate water springs. Make your own well dressing at home in this 3 part activity combining a walk in the outdoors, messy play and a creative session. There are elements of this activity suitable for children 18 months to 10 years.

Published: Thursday 28 May 2020

Digital Kim's game

Kim's game is simple yet fun memory game popular in military training and in Scouting and Girl Guiding (I played it loads as a Scout). A easy to learn game that can easily be played via FaceTime or Zoom, as well as in person.

Published: Sunday 10 May 2020

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