Fun activities for young people

Although schools and nurseries are currently open as per national guidance we still have a variety of activities, games, ideas to keep your little ones occupied.

Wriggle and Rhyme

BCP Libraries are running a child friendly video series called Wriggle and Rhyme, check out the episodes here. Wriggle & Rhyme sessions are broadcast live twice a week on Facebook and Youtube for everyone to enjoy.

Highcliffe Castle competition

The deadline has passed for this competition. 

Highcliffe Castle is asking people to appreciate the little things in life as the theme for their 2021 photography competition.

Deadline for entries is Monday 7 December 2020 with the winners chosen by a panel of photography experts in each of the age categories: 5-11 years; 12-16 years; 17-25 years; and 26+ years. For the first time, people will also be able to vote for their favourite image online in the Public Choice Award.

To find out more about the competition or enter it, please visit Highcliffe Castle's website.

Entertainment and activities at a low cost 

Find a range of ideas and links to resources for children’s activities that don’t cost much

Do your children love Disney?

Kids garden crafts

Get your kids involved with 5 easy garden craft ideas. They can all be made using easy-to-find items from the garden and a few simple craft supplies.


We have lots of arts and crafts suggestions but here are some more fun activities specifically for young kids from HobbyCraft:


HomeHuddle has a range of free resources and activities for children to keep them learning and engaged

Online games