Chilling with a magazine
Reading your favourite magazine with your child is a fun way to relax together. Going through the pages and finding pictures they like is a great way to keep them busy – and you get to enjoy your magazine, too. You could also try these activities with any old newspapers, flyers or magazines you’ve got lying around the house.
Cut out letters
Make new words
Describe a picture
Seasonal: Make a gift list for Christmas/the holidays – what’s on your list? What do you need to get for your friends and family?
Have a go at making a simple shopping list together, and looking online to work out how much it would cost. What’s the change from £10?
When you’ve finished reading a story, ask your child to write or draw a new story about their favourite character in the book.