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Seems Christmas is only just over and you’re already thinking about Easter, then summer holidays…

In this section you’ll find lots of seasonal ideas and tips, from Christmas books and toys to Easter crossword puzzles, Halloween face painting tips, Roald Dahl Day and Peter Pan Week celebration ideas and World Book Day costumes.


Best Nativity costumes to buy
Brilliant Nativity costumes to buy
Pressed for time on getting an outfit together for your child’s Nativity play? We’ve found a range of costumes to dress your little Mary, Joseph, star or shepherd in that won’t break the bank!
Writing to Father Christmas
Handwriting practice: writing to Santa
It’s the handwriting activity your child will be clamouring to start: writing to Father Christmas! Gather your child’s paper and pencils and settle down to compile the list, then organise a response from the big man himself, as well as a personalised Christmas message.
Christmas toys
100 of the best educational toys for Christmas
Looking for great Christmas presents? TheSchoolRun team have picked 100 of the best educational toys, from maths games to spelling challenges, chemistry sets to telescopes. Every single one of them offers hours of fun and lots of learning to children aged 4 to 11. Don't do your present buying until you've read it!


Christmas crossword puzzle
Christmas crossword
Test your knowledge of Christmas songs, characters and traditions with this fun quick crossword!
Easter wordsearch
Easter wordsearch
How quickly can you find the Easter-themed words hidden in this wordsearch? Have fun!
St Andrews Day crossword puzzle
St Andrews Day crossword puzzle
Test your knowledge of all things Scottish, and see how long it takes you to solve this quick crossword!
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Christmas: school and learning activities

Whether you're shopping for brilliant educational presents, preparing for the school Nativity or looking for Christmas-themed worksheets and games, we've got lots of ideas for you.

Girls with pumpkins

Halloween fun!

Make the spookiest day of the year even more fun for your child with these great ideas: