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How to keep kids occupied at the airport

How to keep kids occupied at the airport

If you're waiting for a flight, or you've got a long delay, here are some handy activity ideas to stop the boredom setting in...
6 ways to make reading fun

6 ways to make reading fun

Reading shouldn't be a bore or chore – inject some fun for everyone!

Dive into our NEW Convertible Submarine!

Convertible Submarine is finally here and we can’t wait to get on board and show you around!

How to… draw a submarine by Simon Abbott!

How to… draw a submarine by Simon Abbott!

Here's a step-by-step guide from Simon Abbott on how to draw a submarine.
Free download of The First Easter

Free download of The First Easter

Download this free copy of The First Easter and teach children the true meaning of Easter.

Amazing wildlife activity books for kids

Wildlife books for kidsOur two wildlife series, Handbooks and Spot 50 books, are both packed with amazing annotated illustrations, photographs and detailed fact files.

Five reasons you should take part in the Big Garden Birdwatch

The team at Miles Kelly thinks we should all take part in the Big Garden Birdwatch this year because...
Activities to make the Xmas countdown more fun!

Activities to make the Xmas countdown more fun!

We've put together some activity ideas for how to make the Xmas countdown more fun!

How to… make your own Christmas jumper!

Here are some top tips that we’ve found on how to jazz up a plain jumper or revitalise an old one that’s lurking in the back of your cupboard.

Fun space-themed activities for kids

Fun space-themed activities for kids

For this week’s #GiveTheGiftOf theme of Discovery, discover our awesome space activities for kids.

How to survive a zombie apocalypse according to 5 fairytale characters

A guide for surviving a zombie apocalypse from the point of view of five famous fairytale characters.

How to... keep kids entertained this half term!

Half term activities blog - wet weatherWe’ve searched the web to find you the best activities to keep the little ones busy this half term – even if the weather isn’t on your side!

Challenge! Take our 100 Facts Vampire quiz

Challenge! Take our 100 Facts Vampire quiz

Test your knowledge of these famous blood-sucking creatures with our quick quiz.

Make! A scary horn-face mask

We’ve got just the thing for dinosaur lovers with this dinosaur craft activity straight from our new Project Dinosaur book!

Learn! Saving blood science experiment

This science experiment for kids demonstrates how the kidneys clean blood by filtering out the larger particles it needs to save.

Read! The Wicked Witch of the West

Read! The Wicked Witch of the West

Enjoy this free storybook download of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L Frank Baum.

Make! A pumpkin from a recycled old book

Find out how to transform an old book into pumpkin decoration for Halloween!

Download a Thumbelina storybook for free!

Download a Thumbelina storybook for free!

Download Hans Christian Andersen’s brilliant Thumbelina to celebrate the release of our new fairytale collection.

Challenge! Why does it rain?

Why does it rain? – Miles KellyHave you ever been stuck indoors and unable to go out and play because of bad weather? Make the most of being inside by learning about how and why it rains.

How to… make rainy days fun!

In case you’re stuck indoors with kids who are climbing the walls, we have got a list of things to do with kids on a rainy day. 

New! Sticker Playbooks

New Sticker Playbooks – Reusable sticker books for kids – Miles KellyMiles Kelly has released four new titles in its brilliant Sticker Playbook collection: Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, The Wheels on the Bus and Old Macdonald had a Farm.

The importance of learning through play…

The importance of learning through play – Miles KellyPlay is a vital and integral part of a child’s development, and making activities fun and enjoyable, as well as educational, will encourage your child to reach their potential.

Make! A paper moon

Paper moon – Free activity sheets – Miles KellyUsing our free downloadable kids’ activity sheets, you can make your own moon from a balloon and strips of newspaper.

How to… be more active

Here’s some top tips for how to be more active, for both you and the kids, during your day-to-day routines.