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Half Term Activities and Ideas...  

Has boredom set in? In the need of something new to do? We’ve put together a list of things to do over half term to keep children (and parents/carers!) motivated and entertained. Hopefully, there’s something here for everyone!

 

  • Bake a Valentine’s cake, or cook something new 
  • Have a pancake race in the garden
  • Make someone smile with a random act of kindness
  • Complete a huge jigsaw puzzle
  • Dress up for the day / dress up for dinner
  • Write a letter to a grandparent or other older family member
  • Send a postcard to your best friend
  • Plan a treasure hunt at home
  • Learn sign language
  • Make a scrapbook
  • Research your family tree
  • Learn a magic trick
  • Learn some new words in a new language - try Duolingo - The world's best way to learn a language
  • Make pompoms or knit a scarf
  • Plan a fitness chart for all the family 
  • Write a poem or a short story
  • Start a book club with your friends
  • Write a comic with friends
  • Learn how to play chess
  • Make a wish list filled with things you want to do after Lockdown

 

Try these links to some fantastic websites...

 

Join Julia Donaldson and Friends, from Broom to Zoom! The Gruffalo | Facebook

 

Learn and play Words for Life | National Literacy Trust | Words for Life

 

Free reading and writing activities Virtual School Library 

 

Make, do, play and explore at Tate Kids

 

Make, do and learn with Wildlife Trusts Activities | Wildlife Watch

 

 

Enjoy a ‘day out’ with a visual tour:

 

Virtual history tours | Visit Wales

 

Visit Wales virtually through online video tours | Visit Wales

 

Watch Welsh adventure 360° virtual reality videos | Visit Wales

 

Buckingham Palace | The Royal Family

 

Tower of London

 

Natural History Museum 

 

Vatican Museums

 

Yosemite National Park

 

Mars

 

Pyramids of Giza

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