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Keeping kids of any age entertained in the school summer holidays can be a challenge, especially if you don’t want to see them buried behind an iPad screen for the 6 weeks! We’ve got some lovely creative toys and activities that your family will love to play with.
Meet Gina Giraffe and Mandy Monkey – adorable soft toys from our Fairtrade favourite, Traidcraft. They come with a selection of lovely hand-loomed cotton outfits to encourage play and imagination – and they’re currently half price!
We’re also big fans of Seedling creative play kits (pictured above) – from making your own fun bow and arrow or a cute owl bag, to spotting nature in the wild or even playing the Great Detective, your child will have something to occupy even the most boring rainy day.
If they love their cars, planes, trains, helicopters or even flowers then check out Green Toys, amazing BPA-free recycled and colourful plastic toys that are good for the planet and their imagination. You’ll also be glad to hear that they don’t need batteries as they’re free from patience-testing noises and constant flashing lights…
How about 4M Kidz Labs science inspired sets for the slightly older kids? From weather stations to recycled paper beads there’s a fun and educational hands-on set for every child (and you won’t mind having a go yourself).
Check out our Toys and Games section for more inspiration, and enjoy!