Whatever your situation, you will no doubt be thinking ahead to the Easter Holidays and what you will and won’t be able to do with your children under the current Welsh Government Restrictions.
With more snow forecast over the next couple of weeks and some icy weather on its way, I thought I would put together a quick list of the important things to keep in mind when children are playing in the snow. We want this to be a fun experience for everyone, not one where everyone ends up crying or moaning!
It’s taken me a good few years of muddy, wet, welly walks with the children to figure out which the best socks are for this purpose, but this is what I’ve discovered.
Come and have fun on the farm. Grab your coloured pencils, smell that country air and explore farmyards and fields full of chirpy chickens, prancing pigs, cavorting cows, noisy tractors, friendly farmers and much more besides.
Lockdown and home schooling has been difficult for adults and children alike, so why not bring some fun and enjoyment to February half term. Although your little ones may be bored of staying at home by now, there are still a few things to look forward to and plenty of ways to make it enjoyable for your children!
This fun 10cm tall quizzing robot lets you record up to five questions with Yes/No answers. If your friends get an answer wrong, the naughty robot will squirt water in their face – hilarious! With cool light and sound effects, you can also test yourself by playing Quizzie at two face-changing games – the tricky Memory Game and the randomly squirting Lucky Game. Can you avoid getting wet?
Easter can be a time when even the air ends up smelling of chocolate. Do you know what I mean? When you almost have a headache from breathing in the scent of the overwhelming amount of chocolate that is in the house.
Merseyside-based Knowsley Safari has launched a series of free, educational live stream events and online activities to help people navigate the lockdown wilderness. Whether you’re a parent looking for exciting online content to help keep your children entertained, or someone looking to learn more about the natural world during this time, Knowsley Safari has you covered.