So you and the kids have finally got a break from 6 long weeks of home schooling with a whole week or two off.

The big question is what to do with the kids now?





You might usually spend the Feb half term enjoying farms, zoos, soft play centres, trampoline parks and museums. However as we know, unfortunately these aren’t options in lockdown.  Are you looking for some half term activities ideas to do with the kids at home?

We’ve asked around and have come up with some cool things to get up to at half term with the kids:


Learn a new appLearn a new app together

Find something you’ve been meaning to learn and get your kids to teach you how to use it – whether it’s Instagram, Snapchat or Minecraft you might be surprised how keen they are to share their knowledge.



Baking - half term activities

Bake a structure

We know that baking has got a bit ‘old’ as an activity but how about stretching your imagination and baking a structure from gingerbread or salt dough.



Saving the planet Save the planet

Watch David Attenborough’s important documentary and create your household action plan for how you can help save the planet.



Move together - half term activities Move together

Set a daily challenge for some kind of exercise. Pick a number of steps, no of skips, how long you can balance, cycling. Whatever your thing is, build a target to motivate everyone to get involved.



Treasure hunt Search for treasure

Create your own treasure hunt. There’s loads of ideas online. You could research your town and set clues up for a route or, more simply, set up clues and treasure around the house or garden.



Kids club - half term activities Start a kids club

If you have mixed aged kids at home, see if the eldest wants to run a kids club for an hour or two. Give them some ideas and maybe a budget for small things. Let them design activities for their siblings and give you a break for a few hours.



Grow somethingGrow something

It’s always a good time to grow herbs indoors or check out what vegetables you can grow in February here.



And if none of these inspire you, there’s plenty more ideas half term activities here:

Lockdown Activities for kids in the winter

40 fun things for kids in lockdown

Whatever you get up to this half term, try to carve out a little bit of ‘me time’ to relax. And why not book onto one of our upcoming FREE webinars to help inspire your job search once the kids are back to school.

How to Create A Winning CV – Tuesday 16th March 2021, 8-9pm

Join the Ten2Two team on this FREE webinar to find out what to include (and what not to include) to make your CV stand out from the crowd.

For more information and to book your place, click here

How to Create More Happiness in your Work Life – Wednesday 24th February 2021, 8-9pm

After rave reviews from her last session, Sarah Clarke from Shine Brighter Consulting joins us again to help guide you through these difficult times to find more happiness in your work life.

For more information and to book your place, click here



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