school holidays

Savvy School Holidays: Budget-Friendly Activities for Kids

G’day, economical entertainment experts!

As school holidays roll around, keeping the kids entertained without splurging can be a challenge. However, with a little creativity, it’s possible to fill the holiday period with fun and educational activities that won’t strain your budget. Here are some ideas:

1. DIY Craft Projects

There’s a wealth of craft project ideas online that can be done with items already found around your home. From making homemade playdough to constructing cardboard castles, these activities entertain and stimulate creativity and fine motor skills.

2. Nature Explorations

Take advantage of Australia’s beautiful outdoor spaces. Organise nature scavenger hunts, go on bird-watching outings or picnic in a local park.

3. Home Cooking Classes

Teaching kids to cook or bake is a fun and practical way to fill an afternoon. Make simple dishes like scones or pasta. It’s a useful life skill for them and also a great help to you.

4. Free Community Events

Check your local community calendar. There are often free events, such as workshops, concerts, or sporting events, which can provide an enjoyable day out.

5. At-Home Movie Day

Instead of spending on cinema tickets and pricey snacks, why not organise a movie day at home? Allow each family member to pick a film, make homemade popcorn, and enjoy!

6. Educational Online Resources

Many free educational resources are online, from science experiments to coding games. These can be fun for kids to learn something new during the holidays.

With these budget-friendly activities, the school holidays can be fun, educational, and economical. Tune in to our next blog post, discussing saving money on Halloween festivities.

Keep having fun and save on, friends!