Half Term

Try Screen Free Time This Half Term

Sigrid Daniel | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK Tech
Sigrid Daniel

From Spring-themed fun to indoors entertainment, here are six fun-packed ideas for everyone. None of them involve a screen -- so get yourselves and your children reconnected with the physical world this half term.

Rain? Boredom? Or the Half-Term Holiday? The Big Barrier to Keeping Fit (And How to Beat It)

Ben Whitmarsh | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Whitmarsh

Motivation is starting to ebb away, and many parents of schoolchildren probably share the latest obstacle to my ambition. With half term creeping up, we are due to go away on a family holiday, and all I can foresee is a week where my desire to stay in shape goes all wobbly.

The Magic of Children's Books

Adele Parks | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Adele Parks

Now it's half term and I'm really looking forward to the family snuggling up with their books on the inevitable wet afternoons. Reading is a joy, it allows the imagination to thrive: give your kid the gift of escapism this half term.

EDL, Welsh Earthquake And More: The Week In Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK Comedy

The EDL dominated this week's news - what with their marching, Anonymous hacking and claiming that the holy book of Islam is, in fact, Kerrang!. (Adm...

5 Things to Do This Half Term That Cost Under £1

Sara Bran | Posted 02.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Bran

I'm really looking forward to half term week with my 6 year-old Biscuit-thief, and I'm determined not to watch Cbeebies even once, however much I miss it.

How To Entertain The Children This Half Term, Without Breaking The Bank

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Half term is greeted with a groan by many parents. Keeping the children entertained can be costly, tiresome and headache-inducing. But it doesn't h...

Apologising, France and Sh*t Loads of Homework

Maia Orme | Posted 27.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education
Maia Orme

I've been away. Like, abroad away. I went off on a school trip to Nîmes in France with my friends, and let me tell you, it was a rave. Well not LITERALLY a rave (though that would've been AWESOME!) but it was really fun all the same.

Melanie Hick

Top Ten Last Minute Half-Term Science And Technology Days Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Melanie Hick | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK Tech

Have you lost your wits yet? Is your own mum sick of looking after your kids? We've put together some last minute life-saving days out for October hal...