Sitting VolleyballCheck out ‘sitting volleyball’ from the Paralympics – you could play this with as few as two people, ideally with a beach ball or parents could try it in their living rooms with a balloon (if neither is available then a soft ball or sponge ball is recommended for children). You could create a net with objects or just make a line.
Dance, dance, dance!When the children are inside and need some time out of the sun, you could put on one of these videos. It’s a great way to get them going in the morning as well - children love to dance and they’ll love these videos!
Get out and about in your garden! How many of these challenges can you complete?
Make a bug hotel
Plant some seeds and look after them
Make flower perfume
Play in the sand pit
Create a nature mobile
Make a bird feeder
Painting with water
Chalks on the paving slabs
Make a wormery
Have a picnic
Make a fairy/bug garden
Make a hedgehog home
Lay on a blanket and listen to nature sounds.
Write down sounds and smells from outside and create a poem.
Gather objects from outside to help you the maths activities.
Learn to make a sound by blowing a blade of grass.
Paint stones ready to hide
Make a den (clothes airer and sheet)
Make daisy chains
Help your grown up with gardening jobs
Go on a minibeast hunt. Record what you find in a tally chart.
Creat some nature art.
Design and make an obstacle course using outside toys.
Learn to skip
Learn to hula hoop
Set up a goal and practice football skills
Throwing and catching skills
Write instructions for something you have done outside.
Have a scavenger hunt
Build a mini rockery
Go on a bear hunt/hunt for the Gruffalo.
Start a compost min
Hold a mini Olympics
Do some nature photography.
Make a crown using natural materials
Make a mini wildlife pond
Make a kite
Play a memory game using natural materials
Make a rain gauge
Stargazing on clear nights.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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