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Project of the month - kids can do it


This month on the B&Q hub, we're thinking about the summer break. We all know how tough – and expensive – it can be to keep the kids entertained over the summer holidays, especially if the weather is bad.

So, we've come up with a fun indoor idea to keep them amused (which won't cost the earth.) Plus, make sure you check our summer holidays survival guide!


School's out!

Survival guide

To help parents out this summer, B&Q has created a Summer Holiday Survival Kit to help with entertaining the kids. Parents can download this free kit and get their kids learning real DIY skills at home.

Sarah's style tips


B&Q teamed up with Solent University to launch a competition for students to design the new decor range for the autumn and winter in-store displays. See the creative designs they came up with here.

The summer of DIY


Ever wondered how to complete a DIY project like sprucing up a kitchen, or laying a patio, like a professional would? This summer, B&Q is here to help you with a variety of activities. Forget the summer of love; it's all about the summer of DIY.

B&Q on YouTube


B&Q's new YouTube channel hosts over 100 videos as part of the You Can Do It movement, with advice on practical and inspirational projects, and keep an eye out for our ambassadors Alan Titchmarsh, Kirstie Allsopp and more.



This year the fantastic LolliBop festival returns to Regent's Park in London on 17, 18, and 19 August. LolliBop is the biggest UK festival for kids, and one of the best summer days out for families with under-10s.

Kids learn for free this summer

Kids can do it

Why not try out B&Q's FREE Kids' Can Do It workshops for 7–11-year-olds, which give youngsters the chance to make something from scratch, such as a bird box or garden planter.