Summer Holiday Activities For Kids 2023
Your Summer Holiday Survival Guide
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The kids are whooping with delight and you are looking forward to weeks of not having to get up, make lunches and get the kids out of the door and on their way to school with all their books, their lunch and some vaguely weather-appropriate clothing.
Then the truth will suddenly strike you. You now have to keep them busy for the whole of the summer holidays!
Fear not, for eParenting is here to give you all the help advice and ideas that you need to keep your kids entertained all summer long - happy, busy and safe.
Just think of it as your complete summer holiday survival guide, from ideas to keep the kids busy at home, ideas for days out plus how to keep them safe all through the summer holidays.
Summer Fun Activities For Kids To Do At Home
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Let's get started with ideas for things to do at home, whether the sun shines or the rain decides to pour - everything from crafts and games to things to do in the garden.
Places To Go In The Summer Holidays
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Lots of things to do in the summer whether you are nipping out for a couple of hours, going to make a day of it or planning a holiday or a short break.
- Find fun things to do across the UK with these 37+ Things To Do In The Summer Holidays 2023 for lots of great days out and family focused events.
- See our Latest Kids Movies page for a current listing of the family movies in the cinema right now.
- If you've overspent on the summer fun, here are 5 Free Things That You Can Do in Any Town, City or Village in the UK in the summer holidays.
- Family friendly festivals are the biggest growing trend for summer fun! Here are The Best Family-Friendly Festivals In The UK for 2023.
- If you are looking to get away this summer here are Family Holidays all over the UK, organised by region, so you can find holidays in Scotland, Wales, the South West, Eastern Britain, Northern Ireland and right across the UK.
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- Whether you are going out for the day, holidaying in the UK or going further afield here are the Top Tips for Travelling with Children that you need to make sure your journey goes smoothly.
- If you are planning to under canvas these summer you will love these tips on camping as a family, Carry On Camping....With Kids with tips from from Rebecca and Simon McCalla of Little Adventure Shop
- Top Ten Travel Games. Keep everyone happy en route with these ten travel games to get your kids off their phones and maybe even talking to one another!
- Here are the Family Shows in The West End that are on now or starting soon.
Get your school holidays organised with our free printable school holiday week planners.
Summer Health & Safety
It may not be the most exciting thing to think about in the summer, but a few safety precautions will make your summer go much more smoothly - or even prevent it being spoilt completely.
- You are probably hoping for some sunshine in the summer, whether you are playing outdoors, going out for a day, holidaying by the coast or abroad. Follow these sun safety tips and you will stay sunburn free all summer as well as avoiding the long term damage caused by excessive sun exposure.
- Trampolining is such fun, and a few simple trampoline safety precautions will keep the fun going for the whole of the holidays.
- For sunshine holidays, days by the sea, sailing, surfing or other watersports consider buying specialist sun protection clothing for your kids to keep them safe all day long.
- It can be pretty uncomfortable being pregnant in the summer, so here are some top tips on How To Stay Cool When You Are Pregnant In The Summer
- The 6 Rules of Sun Safety are an easy to remember list of simple steps for staying safe in the sun.
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