Fun Things to do at Home

The Scotsdales Children’s Gardening Club is a place to inspire fun ideas to entertain and educate children both at Scotsdales and at home.

It’s not always easy to get out of the house, especially with little ones, so we’ve created a few ideas of our own to stimulate an interest in the great outdoors. 


Make a Butterfly and Bird Mobile

This is such a fun sensory activity for the children to do both inside or out, and is simple to prepare.

We have provided an easy to follow step by step guide, including the materials needed.

For anyone who is a fan of birds and butterflies, then this is a must try.

Please note, that adult supervision is advised when preparing this activity.

Click here for further details.


Autumn Leaf Sun-Catcher

This is such a fun sensory activity for the children during really hot days, and so simple to prepare.

We have provided an easy to follow step by step guide, including the materials needed.

For anyone who is a fan of dinosaurs and all things dino related, then this is a must try.

Please note, that adult supervision is advised when preparing this activity.

Click here for further details.


Frozen Dino-Eggs!

This is such a fun sensory activity for the children during really hot days, and so simple to prepare.

We have provided an easy to follow step by step guide, including the materials needed.

For anyone who is a fan of dinosaurs and all things dino related, then this is a must try. 

Please note, that adult supervision is advised when preparing this activity. 

Click here for further details.


Seed Bombs-Away!

It’s so important to have wild flowers in our garden to encourage the beneficial pollinating insects like butterflies and bees.

Here’s our guide how to make seed bombs ready to launch in autumn aka “Nature’s time for planting”.

Please note, that adult supervision is advised when preparing this activity. 

Click here for further details.


Decorate an Easter Egg

Get suck in with Easter celebrations without the chocolatey mess!

Simply download and print the activity sheet, then let your imagination take over. 

For any little ones with loves spring time bunnies and more.

Please note, that adult supervision is advised when preparing this activity.

Click here for further details.


Colour-in Critters

Crack out the colouring-in pencils and bring the happy hues back to our jungle and forest pals’ homes.

Simply download and print the activity sheet, then let your imagination take over. 

For any little ones with a passion for painting and colouring.

Please note, that adult supervision is advised when preparing this activity.

Click here for further details.


Easter Word Search

Can you find the Easter themed words hiding on the Easter egg?

Simply download and print the activity sheet.

For any little ones looking for a fun but testing puzzle.

Click here for further details.


Search for the Easter Eggs

Help the Easter Bunny find all 10 Easter Eggs

Click the link below and point out each Egg, no need to download or print!

For any little ones that like a challenge.

Click here for further details.


Easter Bunny Colouring Sheet

Get colour-happy and complete the Easter themed colouring sheet.

Simply click the link to download and print.

For any little ones that like to get arty!

 


Where’s my Home Activity Sheet

Can you match the baby animal to their home?

For little ones who love to learn about nature.

Simply click the link to download and print.

Click here for further details.


Spot the Difference

There’s 8 differences but can you find them all?

For little ones who loves to solve a puzzle.

Simply click the link to download and print.

Click here for further details.


Spot the Difference- Sunflowers!
National Children’s Gardening Week themed activity.

There’s 10 differences but can you find them all?

For little ones who loves to solve a puzzle.

Simply click the link to download and print.

Click here for further details.


Planting with Molly
National Children’s Gardening Week themed activity.

Molly needs your help matching the plant labels to the plant!

For little ones who loves to solve a puzzle.

Simply click the link to download and print.

Click here for further details.


Spikes Scrambled Herbs
National Children’s Gardening Week themed activity.

Spike needs your help to unscramble the names of his herbs.

For little ones who loves word puzzles.

Simply click the link to download and print.

Click here for further details.


Planning the Perfect Picnic

From decor and themes to activity inspiration, our picnic guide has all the tips for the perfect picnic.

For adults who want to treat their little ones. 

Click here for our picnic guide

 


Garden I-Spy

Download our I-Spy sheet and search your garden for each themed item to win!

For little ones who love to discover the world around them.

Click here to download the sheet.

 


Roar-some Father’s Day Card

Show Dad how much he means with our downloadable Father’s Day card!

For little ones who love to colour-in.

Click here to download the card.

 


Story Cubes

Print, cut, glue and roll, to create a story for little ones to weave.

For little ones who love stories and making.

Click here to download the story cubes.

 

50 Awesome Animal Facts!

Travel the world, one fun fact at a time.

For little ones who are interested in the animal kingdom.

Click here for further details


Which Animal Lives Here?

Travel the world, one fun fact at a time.

For little ones who are interested in the animal kingdom.

Click here for further details

 
Looking for something new?

More great activities ideas will follow soon so keep checking regularly to avoid missing out!