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5 Great Activities to Keep Your Child Busy This Summer

With the days getting longer and the weather heating up, it can mean only one thing – the Summer holidays are nearly here! Whilst your little one might barely be able to contain their excitement, the holidays can understandably be a stressful time for parents. Luckily, here at SportsDirect.com we have come up with our five best garden activities to keep your kids busy without breaking the bank:


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Crazy Cricket

Whilst it might not have been the best start to Summer for the England Cricket team, hit boredom for six with these great simple and child-friendly garden games. With many foam-based products available, you can ensure your kids are kept safe whilst they bat and bowl in the Summer sun. Howzat!


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Serve up a Storm

Could your child be the next Maria Sharapova or Andy Murray? Wimbledon may be over but the Summer’s just beginning – giving your kids a taste of Centre Court this Summer could help them stay entertained, active and healthy, all from the comfort of your own garden!


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Frisbee Fun

Often considered a beach and park classic, many people have fond memories of throwing a Frisbee around as a child. With Ultimate Frisbee growing in popularity (it’s now played at many Universities and Colleges), you can also offer your child an insight into a different and very accessible sport that can be fun for all the family.


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Serious Science

Does your child fancy themselves as a mad scientist? For those less interested in sport or just worn out from all their activities, science sets can be an entertaining and educational alternative this Summer. Also suitable as an indoor activity – perfect for when the British Summer inevitably lets us down!


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Water Wars

A real Summer staple – who doesn’t love a good water fight? Cool off on those long, hot afternoons with an activity that’s bound to excite the child in everyone, without breaking the bank.

Remember to keep your kids safe this Summer – see our full range of Children’s sunhats and protection here