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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 educational toys to Easter crossword puzzles, Halloween face painting tips, Roald Dahl Day and Peter Pan Week celebration ideas and World Book Day costumes

We also have lots of outdoor learning fun for spring, summer, autumn and winter weather.


Girl and daffodils - spring learning activities
6 learning activities for spring weather
Welcome the new season with these spring children's activity ideas from Juno Hollyhock from Learning through Landscapes. Wellies on, gloves off, coats fastened – time to run out into the spring sunshine!
Best Easter books for kids
Best Easter books for children
British children receive an average of five Easter eggs each year, with 29% of kids getting more than 10! We say it's time to replace some of the sugar with a few delectable reads. Our pick of the best Easter- and chocolate-themed books will ensure your child gets their fill of cocoa beans, bunnies and springtime fun through the printed word. Tuck in!
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 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:

Easter holiday learning

Give English, maths and science practice a very chocolatey taste over the Easter break, with number puzzles, spelling and simple science investigations to keep young chocolate-hunters engaged and learning. TheSchoolRun's subscriber-only KS1 Easter activities pack and KS2 Easter activities pack are available for immediate download.

Festive fun for KS1 and KS2 children

Make the run-up to Christmas learning-packed as well as excitement-packed with TheSchoolRun's subscriber learning packs, Festive fun activities for KS1 and Festive fun activities for KS2. There are letters to Santa to write, presents to count, Christmas model villages to build, present-delivery schedules to work out, Grotto problems to solve and light and dark experiments to try – guaranteed to keep young thinkers busy in the Christmas holidays.