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Top World Cup Activities for Children

Wednesday 11th July 2018
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#Itscominghome. And so will the fun with these activities! World cup fever has truly gripped the nation, and with the finals so close it’s great to get your kids involved in the festivities. These great activities will help get your child involved in the fun.

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Survey reveals that a third of UK parents have less than 10 hours a week to spend with their children

Monday 2nd July 2018
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Our annual survey revealed that 88% of parents wished they had more quality time to spend with their children. The pressures of modern living dictate that finding quality time to spend together is proving difficult.

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3 Awesome Fathers Day Activities!

Friday 15th June 2018
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It's time to celebrate Father's day! This is a celebration of our dads, stepdads, grandads; any family member or friend who loves, helps and looks after us. We have created a few crafty gifts that are sure to impress!

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Healthy Half Term Snacks!

Tuesday 29th May 2018
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As half term approaches, we've been thinking all things healthy here at Weekend Box Towers. We all know how hard it is to get healthy snacks for kids that aren't full of junk and words we can't pronounce, so we've been looking at some ways to liven up snack time!

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Pirates - Bonus Blog Activities

Friday 25th May 2018
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Ahoy there! This week we are grabbing our treasure map and heading off to treasure island with our pirate friends. Pirates is a great theme for crafting and activities, with tonnes of potential for gold, glitter and pirate ships! We've got an fun extra craft for you here along with a few other ideas - read on to find out more.

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Dragons and Unicorns - Bonus Blog Activities

Friday 27th April 2018
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This week it’s time for magical dragons and mystical unicorns! These mythical creatures might not be real, but they sure do make for some fantastic crafts. Enjoy!

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Out Of Space - Bonus Blog Activities

Friday 13th April 2018
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We've teamed up with Traidcraft's Hidden Entrepreneur Campaign to create a Limited Edition Business Builder Box that gives your dhil everything they need to start their own block-printing business. Find out more...

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Business Builder Boxes - Media Resources

Tuesday 27th March 2018
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We've teamed up with Traidcraft's Hidden Entrepreneur Campaign to create a Limited Edition Business Builder Box that gives your dhil everything they need to start their own block-printing business. Find out more...

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Peter Rabbit Movie Activities for Children

Thursday 15th March 2018
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With the new Peter Rabbit film release fast approaching we have gone slightly Peter Rabbit mad here at Weekend Box. So it's time to hop over and make these themed activities to celebrate the update of Beatrix Potter's classic creation.

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8 Things To Do This Easter With Kids

Tuesday 13th March 2018
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If you're worried about keeping the kids occupied over the Easter Holidays, don't panic! Here at Weekend Box we have you covered, and have rounded up 8 sure fire ways to keep you and your little ones busy.

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Mothering Sunday Bonus Activities!

Thursday 8th March 2018
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It's time to celebrate Mothering Sunday! This is celebration of our mothers, step-mothers, grandmothers; any family member or friend who loves, helps and looks after us. We have created a lovely little gift bag that you could make for this person or people - enjoy!

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Destructive Dinosaurs Bonus Activities!

Monday 19th February 2018
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The dinosaurs have arrived! This week we've got a cool craft for all the dinosaur-loving little ones out there. So get your toy dinos at the ready, because it's time to get crafting.

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Valentine's Day Bonus Activities!

Monday 5th February 2018
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Valentine's Day is the perfect time to get crafty, making little gifts for friends and loved ones or even just making a card! We think handmade cards are much more personal, and of course, much more fun!

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Ancient Egyptians Bonus Activities!

Friday 19th January 2018
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This week we are going to further our exploration of the wonderful Ancient Egyptians - did you know that both Egyptian men and women wore make up? It was thought to have healing powers, plus it helped protect their skin from the sun. But enough fun facts, it's time to get crafty!

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Winnie the Pooh Appreciation Day!

Thursday 18th January 2018
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It's Winnie the Pooh Appreciation Day! And no, we didn't know it existed either. But once we found out there was a day dedicated to everyone's favourite cute and cuddly bear, we had to mark the occasion - with some themed crafts of course!

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Superb Extra Superhero Crafts

Monday 8th January 2018
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This week your Weekend Boxes have been packed with cool crafts surrounding the theme of weather. Over here on your bonus blog post we've been thinking about some cool weather-related experiments you can try.

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Wonderful Weather Bonus Experiments

Thursday 27th December 2017
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This week your Weekend Boxes have been packed with cool crafts surrounding the theme of weather. Over here on your bonus blog post we've been thinking about some cool weather-related experiments you can try.

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Bonus Crafty Christmas Gifts

Thursday 7th December 2017
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Christmas is almost here! If you're struggling for a few cheap and crafty gift ideas then you have come to the right place. We've got two extra crafts for you this week so that you can make some last minute gifts for those that you have forgotten to buy for.

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Spanish Language Bonus Video

Friday 1st December 2017
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You may have seen our fab Spanish Language Learning boxes that we produced in association with the Fylde Foreign Language Centre and our fantastic teacher Señorita Salsa! If you missed the video tutorials that accompanied this box, check them out here. Watch this space for our future language-learning endeavours!

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Christmas Planning Bonus Crafts

Thursday 23rd November 2017
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With the festive season upon us, we decided that mid-November was as good a time as any to get planning for a fabulous craft-filled Christmas. Despite the fact we have been bombarded with Christmas products in the shops since early September, why not try our bonus crafts with your little ones to add a more personal touch to your Christmas this year?

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Paddington 2 - Crafts and Cakes

Monday 13th November 2017
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We've gone Paddington mad here at Weekend Box Towers this week with 3 bonus blog activities for you to complete. We've got two crafts and a cooking activity, so grab your blue duffle coat and red hat to get into character and it's time to get crafty!

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Farmyard Fun - This week's bonus crafts

Friday 10th November 2017
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This week we're looking to our friendly farmyard friends for some crafty inspiration. After you've completed all the activities in your Weekend Box, why don't you try playing farms with the characters that you've made...

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Gift Wink: our favourite new discovery!

Tuesday 9th August 2016
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We love a good birthday party (or really any occasion that brings cake, cheese and pineapple hedgehogs, and the opportunity to make edible jewellery out of Hula Hoops)...

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5 Ways to Transform 'Quiet Time' with the Kids

Friday 29th July 2016
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If you've succeeded in arranging a packed schedule for every day of the summer holiday both you and the kids are probably in dire need of some wind-down time at the end of every day. With that in mind, we've put together some great, creative ways to fit some quiet time into your day...

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5 ways to get kids making, baking, exploring & more this weekend.

Tuesday 26th July 2016
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If the kids are starting to look a little square-eyed (or if you’re just looking for some cheap, easy ways to get them active and engaged), we’ve rounded up five sure-fire ways to get them excited about the world beyond the screen...

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5 Things under £5 to do with the kids this summer

Wednesday 20th July 2016
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There are two things that are absolutely guaranteed to get us excited in the Weekend Box offices right now: 


  1. The fact that it’s now officially summer, and therefore acceptable to class strawberry ice cream floats as one of our five a day.
  2. Any form of summer activity for the kids that doesn't cost an arm, a leg, and a second mortgage. We quite like our limbs the way they are thank you very much.

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