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7 Fun Activities to Keep Kids Busy During the Winter School Holidays

The winter school holidays are here, and keeping kids entertained and occupied can be a delightful challenge. To make this winter break memorable, here are 7 exciting activities to keep kids busy during the winter school holidays:

1. Indoor Treasure Hunt:

Create a fun treasure hunt with clues and hidden treasures throughout the house. Kids will love the thrill of searching and solving riddles.

2 Children looking at a treasure hunt map

2. Movie Marathon:

Set up a cozy movie corner at home with blankets, and pillows and have a movie marathon day. Pick their favorite films or introduce them to classic movies, and don’t forget the popcorn!

3. Baking and Cooking:

Spend quality time in the kitchen with your kids, teaching them valuable cooking skills and creating delicious treats together. Let them choose a recipe and assist in measuring ingredients, mixing, and decorating.

Mother baking with 2 children

4. DIY Science Experiments:

Engage their scientific curiosity with simple and fun DIY science experiments. From creating slime to making homemade volcanoes, these experiments will entertain and educate your little ones.

2 children making a DIY science experiment at home

5. Arts and Crafts:

Unleash their creativity with various arts and crafts projects. From painting and drawing to making paper crafts and friendship bracelets, the possibilities are endless. Encourage them to explore their artistic side and proudly display their creations.

Kids doing arts and crafts at home

6. Board Game Bonanza:

Gather the family for some friendly competition with board games. From classics like Monopoly and Scrabble to newer favorites, board games provide entertainment and encourage critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

7. Sandart Card Creations:

Introduce them to the world of Sandart by creating beautiful sand art cards. With vibrant sand colors and captivating designs, they can express their creativity while enjoying a unique and tactile art experience.

Sandart "special friends" card


With these 7 engaging activities, the school holidays will be filled with joy, learning, and quality time spent with your children. Whether they are exploring nature, unleashing their creativity, or enjoying outdoor adventures, these activities will keep them entertained and make the school holidays memorable. So, get ready for fun-filled days with your little ones and create cherished memories together.



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Our hard-working and dedicated fairies must also take a break once a year – Sandart will be closed from 21 December 2023 until 5th of January 2024.

Happy Holidays!