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Running out of ideas to keep the kids entertained at home? Panic over!

We’ve got plenty of fresh ideas for activities that will take their eyes off the screen for a while, get them outside and moving, and allow them to unleash their creativity.

And, it doesn’t have to break the bank! We’ve come up with a few suggestions on how to mix things up and try something new all while sticking to a budget.

Arts and Crafts

Arts and crafts for kids is a great way to help your child with their fine motor skills development, plus it’s a super fun exercise for the full family to get involved in!

Get discount on art kits including Kinetic Sand, Aqua Beads and slime making kits – the options really are endless.

And there’s nothing like Play Doh for getting your little ones in touch with their creative side – providing a base for self-expression and communication.

Our partner Argos currently has a 2 for £15 offer on Play Dough sets that come in all the colours of the rainbow, what’s not to love? Apart from the mess of course! And don’t forget about that 3% cashback for extra savings!


What better way to spend the day than by enjoying some quality time together in the kitchen, experimenting with recipes and savouring some good food at the end!

Baking with kids is a fun and easy way to spend time together, and let their express their creative flair. Especially when it comes to icing and decorating cupcakes! This recipe from Sainsbury’s gives you some ideas for decorating but you can go wild and make yours as wacky as you like. Plus, all Vox Money customers can enjoy a mouthwatering 3% cashback on purchases.

With pizza, there are so many possibilities. This simple veggie pizza recipe from Asda will be enjoyed by kids and grown-ups alike. You don’t have to follow the rules though – you can put on whatever toppings you like. Better still, get 3% off with Vox Money!

The only question is: which baking recipes will you start with?

Outdoor fun

Do you remember the long summer days playing outside as a kid? Outdoor games are the best!

Get the whole family over to the local park, into the garden for some good old-fashioned ball games or waterfights and make the most of the sunny weather.

With our cashback partner Halfords, you can get a refreshing 8% cashback on all purchases.

Halfords have some great bargains on outdoor toys. Grab yourself a frisbee or a flying disc, and practice those throwing skills!

When the day is at its hottest, and everyone is getting a bit cranky, water fights and paddling pools are the perfect way to cool down. Argos has a range of pools and water guns to choose from.

Get an online account with Vox

To access everything our cashback partners have to offer, sign up for a Vox e-money account today. It couldn’t be easier.

As well as cashback from our selected retailers, you will have access to the latest budgeting tools to make your money work best for you.

Find out more about how it works here.

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