We recently escaped to the capital for a child-free weekend and it was too hot for the sweat-filled underground misery of the Tube, so we spent two awesome days cycling London on Boris Bikes instead.
Here’s the final installment in our 101 outdoor activities for families series. Every idea in here is designed to be simple, fun and cheap – so we hope they inspire some exciting adventures!
Thanks to the awesome summer 2018 heatwave we’ve been jumping in every bit of water we can find. But is it safe to go wild swimming with toddlers?
The Elliot Brown Canford is a great watch for active dads. It looks cool, you’ll never have to take it off or charge it, and it seems virtually indestructible. Perfect for family adventures!
Here’s the penultimate instalment in our 101 outdoor activities for families series. From mud pies and shooting stars to outdoor cinemas and flying kites – every idea is fun, simple and cheap!
Balance bikes give kids confidence on two wheels, teach them to ride before the can pedal, and should eventually mean they don’t need stabilisers. But how do they actually work?
Somehow we’ve survived two years in the parenthood trenches. As hard as everyone said? Probably. Exhausting? Definitely. Enjoyable? Big-time. Would I change a single thing? Hell no!
Here’s the third in our series of 101 outdoor activities for families. From treasure hunts and festivals to skimming stones and cooking outside, there’s something simple and fun for every family!
All you need to play Pooh Sticks is a stream, a bridge and a couple of twigs. It’s a brilliantly daft game that’s great fun for kids and overly-competitive adults (I know this one because I am one).
The Gruffalo Poncho Towel does the awesome job of drying your toddler without you having to get your hands wet. All they need to do is run around!