REPOST: The giant list of possible winter holiday activities! (For 4-11 year olds)
September 28, 2011
*Build a vertical garden.
*Build a bird feeder.
*Make a movie.
*Do some jewellery making. Here from buttons.
*Favourite shop trip with a budget.
*Photograph your suburb or yard.
*Play photo find. Make a list (Something red, something alive) and send them off with a camera.
*Make a fort/cubby inside using lots of pillows and blankets.
*Have a bath and play, play, play.
*Climb a tree.
*Go to the library.
*See what special activities the council has organised in your area.
*Churches often have holiday clubs. Check out your local church or better still ask church people do they know of any they would recommend.
*Do some group artworks.
*Write a letter to a friend.
*Visit grandma and grandpa.
*Call interstate friends.
*Draw for hours
*Go to a sports camp
*Go to a drama workshop.
*Do a big puzzle that takes days.
*Play dress ups.
*Blog, or set up blogs.
*Rest…. lots of resting in bed with a warm doona and flannelette pjama’s.
*Go to the local art gallery.
*Go to local museum.
*Write a play.
*Write a story.
*Write a poem.
*Go to the park with a ball, frisbee, chalk, remote control car, scooter, bike, skateboard, picnic, pack of cards, ribbon stick, book.
*Hang out with cousins.
*Try and learn a memory verse together.
*Have a theme song for your holiday and listen to it everyday… lots of times.
*All read the same chapter of the bible together, so you talk about it during the day.
*Go fruit picking… maybe in your own backyard.
*Talk about plans and important things.
*Cook all day!
*Craft all day!
*Construct with lego.
*Play with Duplo.
*Sleep overs with close friends at our place.
*Sleep overs with close friends at their place.
*Go rock climbing.
*Busk at the local shops.
*Create with pipe cleaners.
*Have a garage sale.
*Rearrange the bedroom.
*Throw some things away.
*Help with some jobs. Age appropriate lists here.
*Invite friends for dinner.
*Have Christmas in July.
*Make a holiday ‘advent ‘ calender.
*Go for a long walk.
*Catch as many forms of public transport as you can in one day.
*Make cards on the sewing machine.
*Do a job for a neighbour.
*Make a dragon together.
*Learn a new skill.
*Compose a piece using garage band.
*Try and surprise everyone in your family at least once during the break.
*Get your children to teach you something they know about but you don’t.
*Make an I’m bored jar, and use it!