Sunny days are gone and we’ve come up with the ultimate guide on how to keep the little ones entertained!
We have pulled together an epic list of ideas below, bursting with fun board games and compact mind puzzlers to magnetising robots and a whopping 48 x 48 play mat. All of which we hope you’ll agree will be great to keep the kids engaged!
Smart Go Genuis | RRP: £19.99 | Available from Smart Toys and Games
Promising to take children on an educational trip of a lifetime, the Go Genius board game collection is sure to keep them entertained (and improve their knowledge on many subjects) during the holidays.
2. Smartivity Pinball | RRP: £37.99 | Available from Smart Toys and Games
Smartivity is the DIY science and engineering wooden construction sets that will not only engage young minds and inspire future makers, they will also provide the perfect rainy-day activity, promising to make learning fun and, once complete, they provide little ones with a high-quality toy to play with. Have a go making your own Pinball Machine this summer!
3. SmartGames Jump IN Limited Edition | RRP: £19.99 | Available from Smart Toys and Games
The perfect mind boggler for the holidays is SmartGames bestselling Jump In! Suitable for ages 7+, Jump In comes in a handy portable case, so little ones can continue completing the challenges on the go!
4. IQ Games | RRP from £10.99 | Available from Smart Toys and Games
The IQ collection is growing with three new launches including IQ Love, IQ Stixx, IQ Six Pro this summer. Keep your little one’s brains active with these travel- friendly games, which are impossible to put down!
5. SmartMax Roboflex | RRP: £24.99 | Available from Smart Toys and Games
SmartMax, the brand behind the award-winning pre-school magnetic construction range, has recently unveiled Roboflex, two new toy sets that give children the chance to get creative and bend, extend and flex their bots into new forms!
6. Magnetibook Crazy Faces – Boys & Girls Options | Both Available from Mulberry Bush
Give little ones the gift of playtime on long car journeys with the help of this fun game! They will be able to create countless crazy faces using features and accessories, all in magnetic pieces, ensuring little bits and bobs will be safely stuck down and not thrown all over the boot!
7. Janod WWF Educaional Puzzle | RRP £29.99 | Available from Yes Bebe
Catch the attention of budding Attenborough’s with this charming and enlightening puzzle from Janod’s charitable collection with WWF. The puzzle depicts the most endangered animals on each continent once made, sure to spark curiosity in the littlest of adventurers and educate growing minds on the world around us.
8. Animal Pom Poms | RRP £14.95 | Available from Little Whispers
With this adorable craft kit, children will be able to create their very own little pompom animals, to either play with or simply marvel at on their bedroom shelf
9. Lilliputiens Little Doctor Alice Bag | RRP: £41.99 Available from John Lewis
Providing little ones hours of imaginative play, Lilliputiens Little Doctor Alice Bag includes all the essentials for medics of the future to take care of the adorable Alice Fox, who unfortunately, isn’t feeling too well!
10, Infantino Jumbo Sensory Mat | RRP: £40 | Available from Argos
The Jumbo Sensory Mat from Infantino promises to keep little ones entertained in the holidays, creating a whopping play space of 48″ x 48″ – a great space for rolling, crawling, sitting and tummy time.
11. Infantino 2-in-1 Gears in Motion Activity Boat | RRP: £19.99 | Stocklist: Available from Amazon
Start the holidays with a big smile with the brand new 2-in-1 Gears in Motion Activity Boat from Infantino. The Activity Boat is packed full of fun to ignite all the senses and the two-sided design promises double the fun!