Keep the kids entertained during lockdown with The Mill House

February 28, 2021

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A third national lockdown in the midst of winter isn’t ideal when it comes to entertaining the kids. With the school’s shut and the miserable weather conditions making venturing outside difficult, The Mill House has created a fun array of arts and crafts activities to keep the little ones quiet for a few hours.

From activity books and craft kits to virtual birthday parties and colour-me-in cards, there is something for everyone to enjoy – even the adults! 

Lockdown Activity Books

This 35-page activity book will keep the kids busy during those long lockdown days.

Available for both primary and early years, the books are printed in black and white, perfect for colouring in and feature games, postcards to cut out and send to friends, nature play suggestions and craft outdoor ideas.

Not only that, it’s also a lovely keepsake to look back on in years to come.


Jungle Animals Craft Kit

Animal fans will enjoy this fun Jungle Animals Craft Kit. Complete with paints, brushes and crayons, kids will spend hours of fun decorating their very own wooden stand-up animal and twirling parrot.

Other craft kits available include, dinosaurs, tea party, dream catchers and outer space.

The pack includes:

  • Wooden stand up animal 
  • Mini paint pots and brush to decorate your animal
  • Twirling parrot kit
  • Step by step guide on how to make your own binoculars (2x toilet rolls required)
  • Jungle animal-themed activity sheets and colouring-in 
  • Crayons

Colour-Me-In Cards

Show someone you care with these unique colour-me-in cards. Use the crayons provided to personalise your card and make it special, then pop them it the post for your loved one to enjoy.

Suitable for all ages, including grown-ups, the cards are designed in house and printed locally on lovely thick card.

The pack includes:

  • 4x Colouring in cards (A6)
  • 4x coloured envelopes (C6)
  • Mini pack of crayons
  • Heart sweets

Art Party in a Box

If your child has a lockdown birthday coming up – don’t fear, we’ve got you covered!

The Art Party in a Box supplies you with everything you need to host a fun virtual birthday party.

Each child is provided with a box in advance including a step-by-step guide and all the craft materials needed to complete the activities.

You just need to setup the Zoom link, then sit back and relax!

Each kit includes:

  • Personalised craft box 
  • Crown to decorate with gems and stickers
  • Mini craft kit with a wooden decoration (choose between 4 themes at checkout: dinosaurs, outer space, magic wand, personalised letter canvas)
  • Mini paint pots and paintbrush
  • Colouring-in and crayons
  • Balloon & bubbles

About The Mill House

The Mill House is a thriving hub in Hertford, offering local businesses and members of the community a unique and interesting space to hold creative workshops, makers markets, health and well-being classes, photo shoots, parties, supper clubs and events.

The space brings together new mums, local businesses, friends, family and soon-to-be-friends to enjoy a fun night out together, a new fitness class, the Little Artist art club or networking with local businesses at the recently launched pop up co-working space.

During the pandemic, like many other businesses, The Mill House moved online, offering activity books, craft kits, virtual birthday parties and downloadable art packs to keep everyone entertained during the lockdown.

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