Summer Fun!

23rd July 2018

It has been amazing weather this summer so far and during any type of weather its important to keep the children occupied and happy at all times. Bored children do not make for happy children (or parents! ) . . .

Here at Daybreak we have a multitude of activities and ideas to keep children of all ages happy and we thought you might benefit from us sharing some of them with you.

Outdoor fun: car/bike wash, ice play, ice cube painting, mud ice brick building, digging for worms, ice block treasure hunt, tin foil river,

12 Fun Playdate Activities for Toddlers, Including Scrub and Shine!  Love this idea for j and l...Painting with Ice - a fun summer activity to promote creativity with your kids! FOR ALL AGES!Add an ice cube tray to the mud kitchen to make mud bricks for construction playDigging for "worms" - a fun activity that will have the kids laughing and screeching. {Can you guess what was used for worms? So realistic!}

32 Of The Best DIY Backyard Games You Will Ever Play - not interested in all these. But there's definitely a couple I'll try with the boys this summer!Backyard safari and map activity! Fun for Apologia Aoology 3, Apologia Land Animals for #homeschool scienee, animal lesson

 

Rainy Day Fun: ziplock bag painting, bubble wrap painting, rock painting, pillow fun, colour hunting, cardboard box drawing, make sensory bags, baby drum circle

Paint in ziplock bags, taped to table. Great distraction, no mess! - GlamourizationBubble Wrap Paint Print | 25 Of The Best Toddler Crafts For Little HandsHave a Rock-Painting PartyWalking on Pillows.. why did i not think about this :s

colour scavenger hunt...in buckets, tins, cereal boxes, pillow cases....Fab mark-making in a cardboard box - image from AINE Juguetes (",)sensory bagsPlay Create Explore: 200+ Activites for Ages 1-5

*All images from Pinterest*

 

You may also want to plan a few special trips and days out with your children so here’s our list of different activities in and around the local areas this summer.

London Royal Docks pop up beach – free entry from 18th August – 2 Sept
Monstersauraus show at Southbank centre – tickets for 7th -12th August

Amersham museum – various workshops, walks and activities throughout the summer holidays.

Aylesbury Thursday children’s events in Market Square
Play in the park  (Vale park, Aylesbury) – 2nd August
Play around the parishes (various dates and locations around Aylesbury and surrounding areas).

Gruffalo trail – Wendover woods

Paddington fun day – Waterstones, Watford, 16th August (free event).
Watford’s big beach (high street) 4th – 19th August
Bushfest, Busheys summer party – 26th August

Hope this has given you some ideas for over the summer.
Thanks for reading.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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