The Anti-Screen Revolution

Making Real Play A Real Priority

Our mission is to support families to create healthier habits without technology through the magical power of real play.

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Learn with Board Games

Did you know that traditional board games have many benefits for children, both educationally and personally? Board games are widely available to be purchased OR you could design and make your own personalised versions of traditional board games! Board games are an opportunity for screen-free, family fun and have been a firm family favourite for generations. Play a board game today and see how it can double as a learning toy!

Home Learning Lesson Ideas

As part of our Home School series of blogs, we have created 3 learning resources for you to try with your little learners. We have included 1 Maths activity, 1 writing activity and 1 reading activity. They have been crafted by our team of primary school teachers and aim to make homeschooling a little bit easier for you!

Set Up Your Home School

This blog will provide you with lots of tips and tricks for helping your children with their schoolwork. Most children will not be returning to the classroom until September and, therefore, require homeschooling with their families. Our series of blogs this week aim to make homeschooling a little bit easier!

Children's Art Week 2020 - 29th June to 19th July 2020

Monday 29th June 2020 marks the beginning of Children's Art Week 2020. It is split over 3 weeks, ending on the 19th July 2020. It is the perfect opportunity to have some screen-free fun and quality time together as a family. You will find downloadable painting activities for babies, toddlers and primary school children in this blog.

Lockdown Time Capsule for Families

Why not collect your favourite lockdown memories in a time capsule? When you uncover the time capsule in a decade, you will be amazed at the memories it will unleash. Read this blog to find out how to construct a time capsule with your kids. A fantastic opportunity for screen free family fun.

Lockdown Scrapbook for Kids

In this blog post, you will find out how your children can make a beautiful lockdown scrapbook. This is a wonderful arts and crafts activity for kids providing hours of screen free fun! Your child will be able to express their creativity whilst recording special memories from their time in lockdown.

Lockdown Memories

Remember the fun times you shared with your family during lockdown. These arts and craft activities are a fantastic opportunity for screen free fun for all the family as well as allowing you to record your favourite lockdown moments.

Paper Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids

Read this blog to download instructions on how to complete fun paper arts and crafts activities. Perfect screen free fun for all the family.

Paper Animal Craft Activities for Kids

Unleash your child's creativity with these fun and easy paper animal craft activities.

Jaques of London advocate the benefits of 'real' play, moving away from the age of screens! We have been producing Traditional Toys and Games for over 220 years. 

Our easy and straightforward paper animal craft activities will provide hours of fun and allow your child to express themselves through their artwork. 

Join the Anti Screen Revolution and complete these fabulous paper craft activities. 


Father's Day Arts and Craft Activities for Kids

Join our celebration of Dads this Fathers Day. Create a beautiful handmade gift that Dads will treasure forever. Screen free fun for the whole family. Join the Anti-Screen Revolution.

Creative Number Sense Fun Maths Game

For more family number fun, this crafty classic is a must. So easy to make, these numbered hand-prints also make a wonderful memento to keep even after playing and learning has finished. Keeping track of your child's progress as you...

Fraction Flowers

Maths can be one of those subjects that many children just find hard to get to grips with - and many adults too! Luckily, fraction flowers are a beautiful, eye-catching way to play with numbers and are perfect toys for...