Fun activities for over 11s
Whether it’s exploring the physics of igloos or finding some fun ways to pass the time on car journeys over the festive season, you’ll find lots of ideas for keeping older children active and engaged.
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This car game works well even with a mix of ages. Start with a sentence beginning with 'Fortunately' – for example, 'Fortunately Father Christmas came to our house'. The next person follows with a sentence beginning 'Unfortunately' – for example, 'Unfortunately we don’t have a chimney'. Then you carry on alternately with 'Fortunately'/'Unfortunately': 'Fortunately we left a window open', 'Unfortunately Father Christmas couldn't fit through the window', and so on. See how long a story you can make!
We all know that Christmas can be expensive. This website is full of inventive homemade presents that look fantastic and are easy to make, using items you will probably have at home. Your child will love making these stocking-fillers for their siblings or friends.
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