Help children and young people to boost their health and wellbeing by promoting being active
The NHS have teamed up with Disney, Pixar and Marvel to bring you brand new play-along games inspired by your favourite characters.
Want your kids to run free in the fresh air and try new exciting activities?
Great ideas for families – eg. Build the best ever den with these tips and tricks – all you need are some sturdy sticks, leaves that you’ve found on wild adventures and some mud to secure it all together!
Although designed for teachers and some elements are for a paid subscription, there are lots of ideas for games that parents might want to try out this summer.
Free to access. The Boing PlayUp Club is a six week video series full of new games and loads of different ways to play. It also includes tips, advice and ideas for children and parents/guardians on how to power up their play this summer.
A brilliant free resource for the summer break – screen free activity to keep families happy, healthy and connected.
Active Devon is excited to announce our cycling festivals across Exeter during the summer break. Have a go opportunities, free tea and coffee and goodie bags for participants (limited availability)
The walk to school campaign materials have some excellent ideas for engaging children in activities en-route to school that will work equally well on other walks eg. to the shops – have fun and enjoy that walk! An example from the booklet: FUN FACT: The flashing orange lights on a zebra crossing are called Belisha beacons. They are named after a British politician, Leslie Hore-Belisha. How many Belisha beacons can you spot while out for a walk today?
Lots of ideas for getting active in Devon.
- Exeter City Community Trust (Exeter’s Health and Wellbeing charity): Holiday Clubs Summer Sport Spectacular – CITY Community Trust (exetercct.org)
- F.I.S.H – fun in school holidays: http://www.funinschoolholidays.co.uk/
- Laser camp – summer camps for 3 to 15 yr olds: School Summer Camps in Exeter & Tiverton (lasercamp.co.uk)
- Variety of activities for all ages at Exeter University Campus: Holiday activities for children | Sport | University of Exeter