School Holiday Ideas for Families


The kids are home from school and you are trying desperately to keep them occupied.  Maybe you have run out of ideas and all you hear is “I’m bored!!!” every five minutes.

Here are some of the top ideas for family holiday fun from other School Mums!

Kid Friendly Arts & Crafts

  • Friendship Bracelets
  • Building with Legos®
  • Sculpting with Play Doh®
  • Tie dying pillow cases, shirts, hats and more
  • Painting pictures
  • Making silhouette pictures
  • Building a worm farm
  • Building cubbies or forts

Kid Helping With Baking, Cooking, and Canning

  • Cookies
  • Pies
  • Cakes
  • Cupcakes
  • Pizza
  • Making salads
  • Canning jams



  • Hey holidays can’t be all fun and games!

Outdoor Activities

  • Going to the zoo
  • Going to the beach
  • Walking in the park
  • Going for a lovely bike ride
  • Jumping and flipping on a trampoline
  • Cooling off in the pool

Indoor Activities (Not in the house)

  • Going bowling
  • Catching new Movies
  • Hanging out at the library for story time
  • Getting ice cream

There really is so much to do on a holiday, whether you go off somewhere or stay close to home.  The list really is endless.

Hopefully that gave a few of you mums an idea or two to help you the next time you hear, “I’m bored!!!”

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Being a mum to 3 kids (one of them full time at home with me) and trying to juggle everything became pretty crazy.

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