Whether you’re looking for a special birthday present that’s a bit different to the norm, or just trying to keep the kids entertained at home, these fab children’s activity kits are sure to be a big hit.
Children can get all the excitement of a special delivery, with hands-on activities to keep them busy for hours – plus you can help to support local North East businesses.
There’s something for everyone from babies to big kids, from sensory packs & messy play to pottery painting & science kits and more!
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Process art activities are brilliant for sparking creativity in even the smallest artists by providing the opportunity to explore and create – whilst learning and having fun!
The pack contains everything needed to complete at least ten different process art activities – including paint! From shaving foam marbling to spray painting, bouncy ball paint patterns and magic tissue paper art.
Full guidance notes are included on how to get the maximum benefit and fun factor along, with extra arty ideas for you to try at home too!
Themed Craft Packs From £6.95
Age appropriate craft activities are available with a wide range of themes to enjoy with your child, including: Frozen, Gruffalo, pirate, hungry caterpillar, superheroes & more. Packs will require your own glue, paint, brushes, pens etc. Designed for 18 months+.
Art Supplies From £1.75
Various art supplies are available to buy individually, including ready mixed paint pack, A3 card, PVA washable glue and oil pastels.
Find out more and order here. Free local delivery in Newcastle & Gateshead. Suitable from 18 months+
Boxes are designed with fun resources specifically linked to newborn and young babies colour recognition and eye development.
A small pack contains: monochrome baby book & flash cards, sensory scarves, wooden ring ribbon, maraca and egg shaker. The large pack contains all of these items, plus pom poms, sensory foil blanket and feather.
A range of different sensory boxes jam packed with resources, instruments, toys and props to bring M+Ms fun to your home. They are specially designed around online classes but make fantastic gifts or kits for you to play with little ones at home
A small pack contains: ribbon ring, maraca, sensory scarf, stacking cups and choice of pom pom/mirror/foil/flashy spikey ball. A medium pack has the addition of an egg shaker, bubbles and feather. A large pack includes an extra scarf and a pom pom, mirror, foil and flashy spikey ball.
Sensory Story Kits £23
A handy drawstring bag with a selection of four sensory toys, book and puppet, to really bring the story to life with peekaboo play and instrument sounds! These durable books are specially designed for little ones with flaps, touchy feely pages and gorgeous illustrations (provided by Once Upon a Tale with Lucy Bookshop).
Puppets £5 each, can be added to boxes or bought individually.
Find out more and order here. Free local delivery or add £3.50 for postage. Suitable for 0-3 years.
A great way to introduce fun simple Science experiments to children and ignite their natural curiosity for science. Each experiment comes with an explanation to guide you every step of the way and gives you the scientific language and concepts to introduce to your child.
Mini Science Club Box (pre-school age) Five experiments developed with the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) in mind, to introduce simple Science experiments to preschool children.
Big Science Box (ages 5-11) Three experiments which are firm favourites in Big Science party packages and the Big Science Club: making slime, mini air cannon and water fireworks.
Transition Experiments (Year 6 children moving into Y7) The transition to Year 7 can be quite daunting, especially when it comes to Science. Introduce topics and equipment that may not have been used in KS2 to familiarise your child with the type of experiments covered in KS3 – including filtration, crystallisation, and chromatography.
Find out more and order here Suitable from pre-school to 11 years.
Inspire your child to learn about the world and beyond in a fun way! Start with an explorer kit and activity pack, with the option of continuing the journey with monthly packages to learn about a new country every month with characters Geo the owl and Atlas the puppy. They’ll send letters, photos, and cool souvenirs, like a boomerang from Australia or mini wooden Clogs from Holland. Subscriptions are personalised with your child’s name!
The explorer kit includes a mini suitcase, personalised letter, map, travel journal, passport, stickers, photos, activity booklet and travel ticket.
Each activity pack contains a personalised fact filled letter, 2 photos, fact postcard, stickers, activity booklet, travel ticket and a souvenir.
The following subscriptions for monthly activity packs are available: • £12 – pay monthly, no commitment • £85 – 6 month subscription • £120 – Space Journey annual subscription • £155 – Geo Journey annual subscription
*** Get 10% DISCOUNT on subscription kits with the code RACHEL *** Just enter the code in ‘voucher code’ section when ordering, all in capitals
Find out more and order here Suitable from 4 – 10 years
A Messy Pick & Mix with a range of fun materials to choose from, including: soap mud, slime, cloud dough, water beads, coloured rice, playdough, crazy soap, gloop and mouldable soap. Each kit comes in a small play tray with full instructions and ideas for play. Free home delivery within a 10 mile radius of NE32 5.
Great for making special personalised gifts or just for having fun getting creative at home. All materials required are delivered to your doorstep, collected when you’ve finished, then the finished products are dropped off when ready.
There’s a range of ceramics to choose from to create your beautiful keepsakes. To see all of the ceramic packages and prices join the private Facebook group here. You’ll also find lots of ideas and inspiration to create your masterpieces, helpful tips on capturing hand and footprints, fingerprint ideas and lots more!
Find out more and order here Suitable for all ages
Make your own dolly peg mermaid or pirate! Box includes dolly peg, fabrics, double sided sticky, wool/cotton wool, sticky stars and seashell. The only thing you need to provide are scissors! Free delivery/postage within the U.K.
Rockpool School Jigsaw £6
Handcrafted 12 piece cardboard Jigsaw. Approximately 19 by 24cm. Postage and Packaging additional.
Find out more and order here Various branded products also available, such as badges, clothing, bags & more. Suitable for 3 years+