February Half Term is nearly here, and although the kids may be delighted at the prospect of no school for a week, parents may find trying to keep everyone entertained over the holidays rather more of a challenge!
Don’t worry though, simply read on for our top picks of things to do – from fab days out to fantastic days in – that will raise a donation for your good cause too when done through easyfundraising.
Theme Park Fun
If a theme park visit is top of the family wish-list, it makes sense to get organised ahead of time, as there are definitely deals to be had.
Remember, if you plan your day carefully you can avoid the worst of the crowds – especially if you arrive early and invest in a fast-track ticket.
If a day exploring our captivating capital appeals, Madame Tussauds (up to 1.5% donation) is an attraction not to be missed, as it offers younger children and teens alike the chance to rub shoulders with the stars and pose for selfies with their heroes.
For unbeatable views of the city, hop on the iconic London Eye – you can pick up your tickets for less at AttractionTix (up to 1.25% donation).
If you’re travelling in by train, shop for your tickets at RailEasy (up to 1% donation) and spend what you save on a couple of audio books from Audible (up to 6% donation) to keep everyone happily occupied on the journey without the need for screens.
Carry On Camping
You might not have the time, budget or inclination to go away for the whole week, but a couple of days camping somewhere scenic is a real adventure for children of all ages.
Grab everything you need for a fun night or two under the stars at Millets (up to 4.00% donation) or Go Outdoors (up to 3.00% donation) and get a decent deal on a perfect pitch at Haven Holidays (up to 3.00% donation) or Park Resorts (up to 3.00% donation).
Out & About
Getting out into the fresh air is the perfect way to blow away the cobwebs.
Join the National Trust (up to 1.5% donation) and embrace the first signs of spring with a brisk walk through the stunning grounds or gardens of one of their stunning historic properties, then stop off for a cup of hot chocolate to warm up afterwards.
If you want to up the stakes a little, a day out at Go Ape ticks all the boxes. Immerse yourself in the great outdoors and enjoy a tree-top challenge, or explore the forest landscape on a Segway. Book via Virgin Experience Days (up to 6.00% donation).
Arts & Crafts
Crafty kids will happily while away hour after hour creating a new masterpiece, so it’s worth stocking up on supplies ahead of time so they can get creating as soon as the mood hits.
Sometimes, a lazy day tucked up on the sofa watching films is exactly what the doctor ordered, especially when the weather is less than clement.
Luckily, at Now TV (up to £2.59) you can access terrific TV without a subscription, so grab a Kids TV pass and leave them to it! If you prefer to get out to the cinema, visit a Cineworld (up to £4.35 donation) and enjoy the very latest releases – massive carton of popcorn optional!
Stock up on bricks and sets from Lego.com (up to 1.5% donation) and encourage the kids to build whatever takes their fancy.
Cook up a Storm
Would-be chefs love the chance to get creative in the kitchen. If sweet treats are on the menu, visit Lakeland (up to 2.00% donation) for all manner of toppings, decorations and fancy icing.