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What can you do with a 9 year old?

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Mosschops30 Sun 31-Jul-05 21:03:43

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RTKangaMummy Sun 31-Jul-05 21:04:44

SWIMMING

hunkermunker Sun 31-Jul-05 21:05:21

Whereabouts are you? What's she interested in doing?

RTKangaMummy Sun 31-Jul-05 21:06:47

HORSERIDING

hunkermunker Sun 31-Jul-05 21:07:05

Ice skating?

RTKangaMummy Sun 31-Jul-05 21:07:53

If she is interested in Les Miz then sign her up for Les Miz Kids Club

It is DEFFO BRILL

soapbox Sun 31-Jul-05 21:11:37

What kind of things does she enjoy doing??

Arty crafty things?? making cards, scrapbooking, watercolours, fabric paints for tee-shirts etc

Cooking - baking cakes, making dinner etc

Music - recording herself singing, kareoke, etc

Writing, make a book, write some poems, etc

Maths, suduko, maths sheets, etc

Computer games, internet treasure hunts and so on!

Running out of ideas!

Mosschops30 Sun 31-Jul-05 21:12:15

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Mosschops30 Sun 31-Jul-05 21:12:58

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soapbox Sun 31-Jul-05 21:18:57

You give them a list of things that they must track down on the web. The more obscure the better. Thye must save the web addresses where they found them to a favourites folder.

Some of the silly MN threads on here searching for things may help you

WestCountryLass Sun 31-Jul-05 22:41:57

Swimming
Parks
Farms
Museums
Activity Schemes at local leisure centre?
Arts and crafts
Cooking
Having friends over

mandyc66 Sun 31-Jul-05 23:21:53

'what can you do with a 9 year old'
very tempting to answer this!!!!
Not sure if selling them is legal!!!!

Skribble Mon 01-Aug-05 00:23:52

My DS 8yrs is going to National Trusts kids club next week. Costs £5 for a year with only a few activities costing a little extra. 2hrs in morning and 1 in afternoon 2 full weeks throughout summer. DD and I wander aorund grounds or go to local village while hes there and then take picnic lunch in.
The Countryside Rangers do activities at mamy locations.

Drama club/ workshops.

luckylady Mon 01-Aug-05 06:42:55

Mosschops30- I am (was until she went to her dads for 3 weeks [sad) in the same boat as you, dd is 8 and ds 14months.... (not walking yet though).

I just ask her what she fancied doing and most of the time she wanted to play with her friends (in and out all the time too hot to stay out for long periods)... or go swimming,

The thing I find hard is even going to the pools with DD not alot of shade for DS to sit in so we can't stay long as he gets irratable in the heat... have just ordered a shade a babe cover so hopefully this meant will be able to stay out longer with her when she gets back.

mandyc66 Mon 01-Aug-05 14:32:29

my ds has gone to a drama workshop for the week
Its hard with mixed ages mine are 14,12,almost 11 2.5 and 10 months!
We go to Harewood alot which has an adventure playground suitable for both and a bird garden which ds3 loves!

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