How to keep your kids entertained
If you’re looking for inspiration on how to entertain the kids at home, you’re in the right place. From cooking and crafts to games, quizzes and quality family time, we’ve got bags of easy and affordable ideas to keep everyone happy and active. And by the time you’ve done all these, we’ll have lots more for you to try, so keep popping back to see what’s new.
Helpful daily schedule
Trying to juggle your day while the kids are off school? Hopefully this helpful daily schedule will give you some much-needed inspiration. Download it and stick it on the fridge. Or simply use it as a starting point for finding your new normal.
The best way to help them let off a little steam is by finding a whole heap of free and easy activities to do in your own home. Here’s a few ideas.
Kids love homemade treats, especially when they’ve made them all themselves. So, we’ve come up with bags of easy to make and bake recipes to do with the kids at home – and all using only a handful of ingredients. Join our kid chefs in the Taste Kitchen today for some Rocky Road and Galaxy Ice Cream and discover more store cupboard recipe inspiration right here.
‘Why haven’t we done this before?’ That’s what you’ll all be thinking once you discover the world of crafting. Why not make time fly while you’re at home by turning your recycling into crafty projects like this Paper Roll Shark. And you’ll find lots more easy and affordable ideas like this in our Get Crafty guide.
Keep their minds sharp by setting aside a few hours a day for writing journals, activity books, catching up with arithmetic or spelling. It’s important to keep young minds ticking over. So, let them choose what they want to do. Now where’s that stash of activity books?
Oh, and don’t forget to download our free Activity Sheet or our fun Get Busy with the Quizzy.
Do a puzzle or game every day. It’s a great way to get their brains all fired up and keep them entertained for hours, whether they’re 6 or 12. It’s also a pretty good way to spend some quality family time.
#CGChallenge2020. Stay in the games
Aldi Community Games has had to suspend all activities in light of COVID-19 but that doesn’t mean the Games stop! The focus of Community Games has always been about keeping kids active both physically and mentally so we have set up 5 daily challenges to keep you busy. Not only that, each day you can submit a video or image of the daily challenge and be in with a chance of winning a €100 Aldi voucher. Just tag your social post with #cgchallenge2020 or visit the pages below to submit your entries.
School’s out. So why not make the most of it by curling up on the sofa with your little ones, read or watch their favourite show? Just focus on family time.