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February Mid-Term Activity Ideas for the whole family

At home:
✨ Make St Bridgets Crosses and tell your children the tale of St Bridget (Fun facts here
✨ Get ready for St Patricks day by making Irish flags and Shamrocks out of card and decorating them with paint and glitter! Telling your children stories about St Patrick is also a great way to get them excited about our upcoming holiday (
✨ Make “Lava Lamps” with water bottles (
✨ Colour Therapy – colouring is a great way to relax and unwind whilst spending quality time with your children, check out these lovely colouring books – Easons do some great ones like this ‘Enchanted’ Colour Quest by Amanda Brack
✨ Board Games – Always a winner in our house, board games are a great way to interact with your children and teach them about taking turns, having patience and using their minds and imaginations, we’re loving ‘HeadBandz’ and ‘Scrabble’ right now.
Out and about:
✨ Go for a walk in your local forest park, the outdoors are beautiful this time of year as nature starts getting ready to bloom again, bright days and fresh air bring a sense of excitement for new beginnings. Check out this link for a list of forest parks near you –
✨ Visit one of Irelands many heritage sites and learn the history of these landmarks
✨ Get the adrenaline pumping by visiting a theme park! There are lots to choose from (just type “Theme Parks Ireland” into your search bar to see a list of options, be sure to check the opening dates as some are only seasonal)
✨ Visit a museum – most museums have exhibitions and events throughout the year, The National Print Museum has a Lego Print workshop and Love Bugs crafts this Feb, check them out here