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Kids lockdown activities

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Lockdown is challenging - even more so for those with kids in the house. We've put together some boredom busting activities to keep the juniors busy and having fun. Hang in there everyone!

Arts and crafts

LEGO but without the pack up. This online design tool for kids is the perfect creative outlet where kids can create their own virtual LEGO bracelets or blocks and download them for free. There's a heap of other fun and interactive activities on the site if this one doesn't appeal. Anything without a mess is good at this stage! Design with LEGO here.

Countdown have thought of it all with a kids activity portal including easy origami templates, crosswords, drawing how-to’s and so much more! Create with Countdown here.

And one for the more senior kids or even for mum/dad – Drapers Fabrics have shared a 3D Face Mask Pattern so you can sew your own masks at home! Grab any piece of fabric you have lying around the house and test your stitching skills. Sew with Drapers Fabrics here.

The Auckland Museum has online jigsaw puzzles which take a closer look at some of their collection object and even of the Museum building itself. Adjust the difficulty of each puzzlers to suit your kids age, skill or time constraint. Have a go here.

Flight Coffee have put together an amazing colouring in book for the kids to complete these holidays, find it here. They have teamed up with Bird On A Wire and are giving you the chance to WIN 1 of 4 $50 Bird On A Wire Gift Cards, plus a Bonus Emergency School Holiday relief Pack for the parents (magazine & coffee!). Simply take a snap of the kids' masterpiece with their name and age written on it, share and tag @flightcoffee to be into win.


A weekend treat to hype the kids up for, The Coffee Club’s giant pancakes are an easy recipe for the whole family to get involved in – both making and eating them! Get the recipe here.


Combining music, fitness and fun the LES MILLS Born To Move classes are an ideal way to burn the kids out of energy! Find a bank of classes OnDemand to choose from or tune in Monday and Tuesday afternoons at 3pm for new workouts. Workout with LES MILLS here.