With the changeable British weather, we know that keeping the kids entertained through the school holidays can be a real challenge.
For all you super mums, dads and guardians out there, we want to offer you some creative solutions that might just help keep those young minds entertained this holiday season, and maybe pick up some important skills along the way.
Inspirational workshops, kits and virtual classes:
Sewing & fashion (8-12yrs)
This is a perfect summer holiday project but also teaches your youngsters an essential skill!! This groundbreaking course will demystify the art of dressmaking. Simple techniques. Fantastic structure. The knowledge will stay with them for life.
Reserve a space at the bench for your mini-maker and choose from a selection of woodwork crafts, from building a character, to a scrappy race car. Fantastic options for all skill levels, ages 5+ in this Surrey workshop.
Crafty baskets weekend
Children from 12 years and over are very welcome to attend this fantastic basket making weekend in Kent. Create a stunning basket creation from fine rattan. You could make a trip of it and book a nice hotel for the perfect parent/child getaway.
Parent and child pottery
A fabulous Peterborough workshop with Richard at Potterydayz. Your children can ditch the devices and share a unique experience with you, learning how to throw pots and produce some fantastic outcomes. The perfect summer activity.
Mini lampshade making is the perfect way to spend a few hours getting creative with your children in the holidays. Join Vanessa, via Zoom to make a set of 12 mini lampshades, complete with battery operated LED string, kit included.
Unicorn mosaic kit
Montet Designs offer a stunning range of mosaic kits, beautifully packaged and sent to your home ready for the whole family to enjoy. Ideal for children aged 5+ you can create a stunning item for your home whilst making amazing memories.
Bronze hare sculpture
A very popular choice for families to craft together. Receive a top quality kit and inspirational video tutorial from the lovely Jo Garden. Everything your family needs to create this stunning work of art for your homes.
Summer woodland crafts
For all those talented teenagers and young adults, this live online tuition, to draw your own mandalas, is totally addictive! The drawing of mandalas has been proven to help with well-being and is a gorgeous skill to learn. Kathryn is an inspiring tutor!