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Summer Holiday Outdoor Games

A selection of 3 classic summer outdoor games that will keep your kids entertained for hours. The perfect summer games for family fun, quality time spent together and time away from the screen.

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Summer Holiday Indoor Games

The 6 week summer holiday is here again! We have compiled some ideas for indoor games to keep your kids occupied during the long holiday. The perfect opportunity  for screen-free play and hours of fun.

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Love Parks Week 2020

12th July 2020 marks the beginning of Love Parks Week 2020. It is the ideal opportunity for family fun away from the screen. Our local parks and green spaces were crucial during lockdown to maintain physical and mental health. There are numerous benefits to outdoor play for both kids and adults. So, take the time to visit your local park this week and appreciate our beautiful green spaces.

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Alice in Wonderland Themed Picnic

To end our series of Picnic blogs, we decided to draw on Jaques of London's historic connection to Alice in Wonderland and help you to plan an Alice in Wonderland theme picnic! The whole family can get involved in planning this special picnic and it is a great incentive to draw your kids away from the screen!

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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!

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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.

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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.   

Let's Pretend - Secret Agent - Make invisible ink, write secret messages and solve the number mystery

With VE Day celebrations fast approaching, there's never been a better time to dive into the world of spies, secret agents and codes to make some creative games for kids. No matter your age, playing and learning together can be a wonderful way to bridge the generation gap. But did you know the secret power of real play isn't just something kids like to do it's something they need to do? Physical activities combined with creativity and a sprinkling of imagination, exercises...

DIY Board Games

One of the best ways we know to bridge that generational gap and to encourage positive family time is Board Games.

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