Cheap half term activity suggestions

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LocalEditorStaffordshire Mon 10-Feb-14 10:36:48

Apparently the average family spends £121 entertaining DC over half term and nearly half of parents stay at home just to save money (according to a survey by

What are your suggestions for keeping children and teens entertained without breaking the bank?

And how do you encourage them to entertain themselves?

Voicesinmyear Thu 13-Feb-14 22:52:03

The Vue Cinema in Newcastle does Kids AM. Think its £1.75 each and there's a 99p shop nearby to get your snacks from before you go in.

Think the City Museum in Stoke has some free activities and Tittesworth Reservoir has a free trail.

We are spending time with friends and their DC, going to a craft session at our library, going to visit the free museum and art gallery in Birmingham and probably baking and playing monopoly smile

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