Fun activities for young people

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Do your children love Disney?

Have you heard the words "But I'm bored"?

Our Tourism team have put together the “Buuuuuuut I'm bored challenge!” which features a list of 30 things to do at home to beat that boredom that are sea and beach inspired.  

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Spring themed activities from our libraries team can be found on our YouTube channel


Fun with the force

Dorset Police have put together some fun activities to entertain your little ones while they’re home.


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

Film review writing

Get your kids involved in a film review writing competition with Into Film and be in with the chance of winning a £20 Amazon voucher

  • All entries should be submitted by way of a photographed review of a film; the review not exceeding 100 words.
  • Photographs should be uploaded and posted on either Twitter or Facebook, with the post tagging Into Film and using the hashtag #Review100.

Wriggle and Rhyme

BCP Libraries are running a child friendly video series called Wriggle and Rhyme, catch their first episode here

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


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

Online games

26 things to do 

Not sure how to keep your children and family entertained? Get involved with an A-Z of fun things to do without leaving the house