October Half-Term Activities
Half Term Activities
We have pulled together a fun range of activities for children to help keep them entertained and engaged this October Half Term. There's a range for different ages as well as links to exciting online events - we hope you can find something they'll enjoy!
Exciting FREE October Half Term Activities
Click the buttons below for age-specific activities!
We've pulled together a full collection of over 20 FREE age-specific activities for your children to get stuck in to this October Half Term! Click the age badges below to find the most relevant activities for your child.
Links to Other Fantastic Activities & Events!
- British Red Cross - First Aid Course for Children
- BBC Good Food - Pumpkin Carving and Recipes!
- BBC Good Food - Ultimate Apple Pie Recipe
- CBBC - Shark Brownie Recipe from Tilly Ramsay
- CBBC - Milly Mice Biscuit Recipe from Tilly Ramsay
- Chester Zoo - Virtual Zoo Days (17 million views so far!!)
- Cosmic Kids - YouTube Yoga Sessions
- Day Out With the Kids - 35 Things to do in Autumn
- Day Out With the Kids - 40 Best Pumpkin Patches in the UK
- Earth Cam - Animal Cams!
- Edinburgh Zoo - Zoo Cam!
- Heart Radio - Fun Ways to Entertain the Children this Half-Term
- Horrible Histories - BBC IPlayer Episodes
- GoNoodle - Get Moving & Dancing YouTube Videos
- Intrepid Travel - Virtual travel experiences from around including painting classes from Mexico and cookery from Hanoi!
- London Science Museum - Games and Apps
- NASA - NASA Kids Club
- The National Trust - October Half Term activities
- The National Trust - Autumnal Walks Near you!
- The National Trust - 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4
- Natural History Museum - Virtual Museums
- Positive Psychology - 25 Fun Mindfulness Activities for Children and Teens
- San Diego Zoo - Zoo Cam!
- Scouts - Activities for all!
- Shakespeare's Globe - Online family activities and events
- StoryLine Online - Online Stories
- The Wildlife Trust - Wildlife watch Activities!
- Woodland Trust - Autumn Leaf Crafts