50+ Free Activity Resources
During these unprecedented times, we wanted to help families in the best way we know how. Our free downloadable activity resources below were carefully selected by leading childcare experts, adapted so they can be completed at home, and approved by children that attend our camps. From football fanatics to budding chefs, the most energetic children to those that prefer a quieter art session; our range of activities available aim to keep each and every child entertained whilst at home.
Health and Safety - Ensure the area surrounding the activity is safe and free from hazards. Supervision is advised when using any hazardous equipment eg. scissors. Remember to stretch before and after any physical activity.
Activities designed to get little one's brains thinking! We have pulled together a range of activities specifically created to encourage children of all ages to think critically to solve the puzzle, why not give them a go?
A kids take on the classic tv show - will you take the "quiz master's" offer?
A 2-part challenge using only paper and glue? Will you succeed?
Can you answer all 6 of our desert-themed questions? Would you survive?
Do your silly sounds make sense?
Who is the mastermind in your household?
How resourceful can you be with materials found around your house?
This works best with 2 "spys" - will you crack the code?
Another classic gameshow that has been adapted for you to play at home.
Works best with 3-4 people but can be adapted for smaller groups!
Mr Fox has written you a letter, how will you reply without any pens or pencils?
Early Years (4-5 years)
Our early years camp syllabus is carefully created to provide learning opportunities for younger children; which allows them to be creative, think critically and enhance their social skills. Through a combination of engaging child and adult-led sessions including creative, exercise, messy play and relaxtion-based activities, we provide children with a new adventure every day!
An obstacle course designed to get little ones thinking!
Play dough is a great way to improve children's fine motor skills, all whilst having fun!
Based on one of our favourite books, this challenge tackles those fussy eating habits!
Because you can never have enough playdough!
On camp, we keep children active through training and matches so they improve fitness levels whilst making friends and having fun. We know how important it is to keep children active during these difficult times and how hard it may seem, so we have selected our favourite active sessions that are easy to take part in at home!
Using a combination of maths and physical exercise, keep kids engaged and thinking.
A fun twist on a classic obstacle course - how far will yours go?
Introduce a bit of healthy competition within your household!
A simple how-to for our favourite camp sport - requires a kwik cricket set.
With our progress points, this game can range in difficulty to suit all ages!
A football-orientated physical activity designed to encourage team work and solo play.
What will your superhero pose be?
Develop your child's sporting ability with our simple activity guide.
A giant take on the original classic to get children up and moving.
Arts and Crafts
A fun favourite on our camps across the country, we have collated our top arts and crafts sessions which can be adapted for you to enjoy at home. With even the most basic of resources, we're sure our easy-to-follow arts and crafts instructions will keep your little ones entertained at home.
Roll up, roll up.. Our circus themed activity challenges you to make your very own circus tent.
Thanks to our partnership with The LEGO® Group, we have over half a million bricks spread across our camps for our SuperCampers to take full advantage of. Each week, we challenge children on camp to a LEGO® Building Competition with the chance of winning some awesome LEGO® goodies! Now it's your turn! We have converted our most-loved LEGO® challenges into easy-to-understand session plans for all the LEGO® enthusiasts at home. Why not share your build with us when complete on our social media pages? Happy Building!
One of your minifigures has decided to become a paratrooper and needs your help to keep them safe.
This challenge is going to test your skills when building tall structures.
Bringing all children a fun and engaging approach to mindfulness, our exciting new partnership with charity Scope, Mindful Monsters offers each child attending our camps, the integral skills to build resilient young minds. We have used Mindful Monsters' unique set of activity cards to form fun and interactive sessions. Let the monsters accompany children hand-in-hand during their time at home through creativity, relaxation and imagination in the form of easy-to-use session plans.
A positivity-themed activity that only requires some space and imagination!
Improve your child's concentration with our various balancing challenges.
If you're lucky enough to have access to a garden, use the attached session plan to bring your child's artwork to life.
A simple art activity designed to get children creative using dried pasta.
A simplified yoga session for children - how many yoga stances can they do?
Are your children left handed or right handed? Use this session to explore the different abilities.
An activity designed to last throughout the day, with endless possibilities.
A concentration-based activity designed to get children thinking about the sounds surrounding them.
All you need for this activity is a bit of imagination!
Chelsea FC Foundation Football Activities
Our popular Chelsea FC Foundation Football Course combines educational seminars with hands-on football play to create a unique 360 footballing experience. With high quality coaching, alongside insightful seminars, all young footballers attending the course will gain a hollistic view of lofe as a professional player, whilst placing them in an environment which encourages both character and skill development. We have worked closely with Chelsea FC Foundation Football Club to develop easy-to-use football sessions that have been adapted to ensure children can continue developing their skills and have fun whilst at home.
Can you colour in Stamford the lion?
How many of the premiership teams can you find?
Can you perfect your pass?
Complete the timed challenge and see if you can improve your score!
Every year, children across the country learn new recipes, skills and tips on our school holiday cookery course. The theme for our Easter cookery camps was "Bake Off" and to keep you all entertained at home, we have decided to share some of our favourites, taken straight from the interactive cookery book each child receives whilse on the cookery course.
Did you know? No firm link has so far been established between the bun and Belgium; however, that country does produce as one of its specialties a very similar dessert (though with less icing) known as a rozijnenkoek or couque suisse.
An easy cupcake recipe means you can spend more time having fun with decoration!
Do you prefer white chocolate chips or milk chocolate chips? (or both?)
How goey do you like your apple pie? Our easy to follow pastry recipe means the hardest part is waiting for your pie to cool down!
How will you decorate your gingerbread people? Can you design your entire family?
Our sister company, Camp Wilderness, provide the perfect environment to test out new skills and discover solutions without relying on technology on their residential back-to-nature style camps. During lockdown, our tribe leaders have been putting together some camp favourites for you and your children to try at home! An antidote to today’s world, we’ll hope these help to open your children’s minds to the benefits of being outdoors and helping them to find new ways of looking at the world. Let your children to unplug and re-wild during this time with our informative activity videos and simple activity session guides below.