How does one entertain children and visitors on a restricted budget during the school holidays?
Download and print this free printable chart to organise the school holidays.
There's something on offer for kids of all types during the school holidays
As the school holidays draw to an end, a collective sigh of relief can be heard throughout the country. Parents begin the countdown until the new term begins and it feels like there's finally light at the end of this long, dark tunnel.
They might be into novels, but it never hurts to fill their shelves with books full of activities for a rainy day, and information books to show them the wonders of the world.
My kids have a magical sixth sense that means they know exactly when I'm alone, what room I'm in, and how desperately I do not want to be found.
Click through our gallery of activity ideas that range from free or cheap to a little more expensive. You are sure to find something nearby to suit your family's budget and likes.
Find events and activities for the summer 2016/2017 school holidays.
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