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Entertain the Kids this Half-Term

Posted on Oct 23rd, 2018

Stuck for things to do to keep the kids busy during the half-term holidays? Why not head outside and give one of these fun, family-friendly activities a go!

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As daylight begins to fade earlier, the kids needn’t stay up late to be treated to a great night-time display. The UK is home to plenty of child-friendly observatories, hosting exciting events throughout the year.  For a more exclusive viewing, head to somewhere with low light pollution to catch a glimpse of the Orionid Meteor Shower – peaking this week and visible until the 7th November. Stay safe in the dark and keep warm with a cosy Discovery Adventure Beanie Hat with light. Stylish and practical, they are available in both kids and adults sizes.



With hundreds of campsites across the UK, Brits are spoilt for choice when it comes to pitching up. But we think camping doesn’t need to mean travelling miles to enjoy the outdoors – why not set up camp in your own garden and delight in the novelty of a ‘staycation’? For a fuss-free experience, try a colourful pop-up tent like this Summit Hydrahalt Tent (ideal for two people but we’re confident that three kids could squeeze in comfortably!) For a more authentic camping experience, a family sized Escape XL Tent will allow the kids to get hands on and construct their own home for the night.



The autumn sunshine lends itself perfectly to squeezing in another picnic before the weather gets too cold. Whether in a local park, woodland area or your favourite theme park, the family will be able to enjoy less crowded spaces to bond over their feast. Keep food cold in a handy Folding Cool Box from Pop! and makes sure everyone has their favourite hot drink to hand with a stylish Hamelin Thermal flask or mug.



If you’d like to pick up the pace and burn off some energy, cycling is the answer. Not only great for improving your fitness, hopping on your bike will also boost your mood and let you explore new places with your loved ones. With a range of Pursuit helmets, hi-vis jackets and cycling gloves to fit the whole family, we’re sure this will become a go-to outdoor pursuit. If your bikes are in need of some TLC, set up a servicing station before you head out – our cleaning brushes will keep the kids out of trouble.


Duvet Day

If heading outdoors with the family isn’t your cup of tea, the classic Friday night in is bound to be a hit. Stick on your favourite family movie and arm yourselves with hot chocolate and popcorn for the ultimate treat. Add the cosiest finishing touch with a Summit Onesie – a super comfortable, human shaped sleeping bag available in a range of kids and adults sizes, enabling you to snuggle down and enjoy total bliss.


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