As you’ll know probably only too well, one of the hardest aspects of lockdown is keeping on top of your child’s restless energy. Here @ #theforgeshoppingcentre @josiesmithmedia has put together an affordable product list, full of ideas and inspiration to help children get creative and fire up their imagination while they’re at home. Getting crafty and productive is a great way to fill the hours during the cold and wet days ahead, when going outside isn’t an option. From encouraging your child’s inner Picasso with arts and crafts, to unleashing their star potential with filming projects, here are 9 products from 3 of our fantastic #forgeshoppingcentre retailers. (You can purchase all these potential Christmas presents online now, or in-store in from Saturday 12th December!)
Magnoidz Labs Roots and Shoots Science Kit
@ Now £4.00 (Was £13.00)
LEARN ABOUT BIOLOGY – Provide a fun learning experience for inquisitive minds
GROW & OBSERVE – Watch and learn every step from root to shoot as plants grow
MAGNOIDZ LABS – Interactive kits for kids to learn through science experiments
GREAT GIFT – The perfect present to give to any budding scientist
EDUCATIONAL BOOKLET – Science facts and information provided in the booklet
Mr & Mrs Snowman
@ Now £7.00 (Was £13.00)
Will 2020 be a white Christmas? Regardless of the outcome, fear not – mouldable, squishable fun just got Floof-tastic! New Floof is the light and fluffy moldable material that sticks to itself, making it easier than ever to make exciting creations in seconds
Studio Creator Video Maker
Ideal for budding YouTube stars! Record your own professional looking videos with the Studio Creator Kit. It contains everything you need to create your own amazing videos; a dimmable, 3 colour mode light ring with adjustable phone holder, desktop tripod and a green screen to get creative backgrounds with all your favourite apps! Easy to set up and ready to go in minutes, the kit also comes with a handy guide, providing you lots of advice and tips on how to get the best out of your video. Show off your creative side with the Studio Creator and start sharing now! Create your own videos like a pro.
Zap Extra: Make Your Own Dream Catcher
@ £7.00 (RRP £12.99) *Part of the 3 4 £12.00 offer
Ideal for a slightly older child – make this lovely dream catcher with a parent. Perhaps perfect for someone who’s not keen on going to bed/has bad dreams occasionally!
Decorate Your Own: Wooden Sleigh
Create cute festive scenes with this lovely wooden Decorate Your Own: Wooden Sleigh kit. This wooden sleigh is perfect for creating Christmas scenes – the paint is included.
Paint Your Own Gorgeously Glittery Unicorns
@ £7.00 (RRP £14.99) *Part of the 3 4 £12.00 offer
Create your own miniature unicorn family! A toy that can be firstly painted, then played with for hours.
Asda remain open at this time as they are an essential store.
Hasbro Gaming Trivial Pursuit Family Edition Game (8 Years +)
Product code: 6473230
It’s the quick-play family trivia game with 2,400 questions. Gather everyone together for a brilliant gaming experience! Be the first player or team to earn each of the 6 category wedges, and answer a final question correctly to win! Quick-play trivia for the whole family. Features cards for kids and cards for adults
Sambro DIY Bath Bomb Station (6+ Years)
Product code: 6480166
Press shape sprinkle twist and mix to create your own bath bombs of spectacular vibrancy turning bath-time into a kaleidoscope of colour froth and fun. DEVELOP SKILLS creating these bombs – it takes patience, motor skills, creativity, and an eye for colour. As kids press twist and mix away they will get a real appreciation for what they’re doing, inspiring them into full-blown bath bomb maestros.
Play-Doh Ultimate Rainbow 40 Pack (3+ Years)
Product code: 6480168
IT’S A PLAY-DOH RAINBOW – This pack of fun size Play-Doh cans comes in an awesome rainbow-shaped package, making it a magical gift for kids ages 3 and up! 40 CANS OF PURE colour – These 1 ounce cans of non-toxic Play-Doh compound come in 7 different colours to spark imaginations and encourage sharing among kids who love to get creative with modelling clay.
INCLUDES PLAY-DOH SPARKLE COMPOUND – 4 of the cans are filled with glittery Play-Doh Sparkle compound to let imagination shine! 3 PLAY-DOH TOOLS – Make your own creative rainbows again and again with the rainbow stamper, cloud cutter, and roller.