Fun things to do and make with your little ones
Teach kids about the basics of symmetry with fun activities and maths games, plus a colourful, symmetrical butterfly craft you can easily make at home.
After talking about the best way for kids to get microvolunteering in their local area, the toucanBox team decided to do their own part.
Microvolunteering is a great way to get your kids partaking in easy tasks that can benefit the community. Find out how to get involved in creative ways.
Here’s 20 incredible activities to do with your children near you, turning a dull day into a fantastic adventure. All low cost, with no planning needed.
Grab some spare cardboard and make your own artist’s palette to get creative. Plus, pick up a few tips on how to paint like some of the greatest artists.
Celebrate the long Easter weekend with lots of crafting, including a fantastic child-friendly chocolate recipe and a basket for the big Easter Egg Hunt.
Bees are an important part of our ecosystem. Learn some fascinating facts about our little buzzing friends and make your own cardboard honeycomb.
Show your mum how much you love her with our favourite homemade gifts, from the perfect card to crafty gifts, all easy for little ones to make.
1st March is World Book Day. To come up with some quick, cheap costume ideas, we tapped our collective childhoods to visit our World Book Days of yore.
Learn all about the fascinating culture and traditions of the Native Americans. Plus make your own tipi with just some cardboard, wool and chopsticks.
Love is in the air. Forget the roses, though. We think Valentine’s should be all about celebrating friendship and family. Print your own cute postcards.
If you’re visiting a museum over half-term you might need a few tips and tricks to keep the kids engaged, plus download your very own museum journal.
Get creative this pancake day with some fun activities, a brilliant book to share and, of course, making your own yummy pancakes with our child-friendly recipe.
From our Cardboard Creations comes some real prehistoric fun. Make your own crafty, stomping dinosaur feet, and learn some fantastic dinosaur facts.
It’s January, which means we’re all trying to be healthy. Get the kids cooking in the kitchen, learning some great skills and making healthy snacks. Win win.
With the ever-changing weather and high chance of snowfall, it’s the perfect time to explore some of the science behind snow. Plus, make your very own snow skiers.
Not sure where to start on teaching your kids about the planets and our solar system? Learn some key facts about each planet, plus some great planet craft ideas.
Teach your children about new years resolutions and come up with some positive changes for 2018. A wishing tree makes a nice home decoration and reminds you to keep your promises.
Create an astonishing firework display. Colour with crayons, splash on some paint and then scratch a brightly coloured display. The perfect art session to see in 2018.
It can be challenging to find the perfect Christmas gift. Get creative this festive season and give homemade crafts with a personal touch that everyone will love.