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The Summer holidays are here! The kids have broken up from school, (if they even went back at all) and we have six weeks ahead in which we have to amuse them, or at least help them amuse themselves. We have scoured centre:mk for some ideas to help out and keep those little ones smiling. There are also lots of reasons to come to the centre for the day, to take advantage of the great offers we have in our shops at the moment, get some retail therapy for yourself and entertain your tribe.

 

GARDEN FUN

Get outside and active with these fun ideas for the park or garden. Who doesn’t love making a den? Kids will simply love these easy to assemble play tents, perfect for the little adventurer. Anyone for a game of rounders? A very British, very summery game that brings back some great nostalgic memories. Still as fun now as when you were a kid, this smart set is great quality too.

John Lewis Unicorn Tent, £30. John Lewis Rounders Set, £15. John Lewis Space Tent, £11.99

 

Let off some energy with this fun quirky Pineapple smash game from M&S and for a simple, very cost effective solution for all those budding artists out there, this pack of chalks from The Works will amuse them for hours as they decorate a wall or pavement

Marks and Spencer Pineapple Smash, £25 The Works Chalk, £1

 

 

BAKING

If the weather is less kind, there is a really fun solution to make some character cakes. These simple moulds from Lakeland are just the ticket and you can cheat with ready made cake mix, but works just as well as baking from scratch.

Lakeland Dinosaur Mould, £9.99. Lakeland Caterpillar Cake Maker, £7.99

 

 

MOVIE DAYS

Nothing buys you a couple of hours of quiet time quite like a DVD. This selection from HMV is bound to please your little ones, you just need to supply some popcorn

HMV – Frozen, £6.99. Inside Out, £4.99. Moana, £6.99