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Browse our ideas to find a wide range of fun things to do.

Woman making a giant bubble

Arts and crafts

Make giant bubbles

Giant bubbles are easy to make and fun to do; a perfect activity for a group of any size! Here's…

A woman adding the final touches to her advent window - you can see a paper strip of houses along the bottom with paper snowflakes and trees above it.

Arts and crafts

Create magical advent windows

Advent windows can help our communities shine bright over winter. Try creating a window silhouette display in your home and…

home made hanging hearts

Arts and crafts

Make felt hearts

Felt hearts are not only fun to make, they have many, many uses! You can decorate the house with them,…

Elderly looking at old photos

Arts and crafts

Hold a neighbourhood photo exhibition

Invite neighbours to choose their favourite photos (on a certain theme) that can be displayed in their windows or in…

Lantern parade

Connecting with people

Start a lantern parade

Lantern parades are a great idea for an event that keeps that sense of community spirit going well into the…

Hand painting on a tablecloth

Arts and crafts

How to customise a tablecloth

Tablecloths don’t have to be plain — have a bit of fun learning how to decorate your own tablecloth and…

Orange and brown leaves on ground.

Arts and crafts

Crafting with leaves

Throughout autumn Little Bird SOS encouraged people to decorate fallen leaves and then leave them as treasure for people to find when…

Fortune teller template

Arts and crafts

Children’s fortune teller activity – explore nature

Our free nature activities help children to connect with our environment.

Pieces of wood in a basket and some secateurs, ready to make a bee hotel. You can see existing bee hotels made from tin cans in the background.

Arts and crafts

Make a bee hotel for your neighbourhood

This hotel is easy to make, mostly uses bits from around the home and is a great all-age activity.

Plain flag template screenshot (illustrative)

Arts and crafts

Make your own Big Lunch flags

Everything you need to make paper flags for your Big Lunch.

Pieces of fabric on a table ready to be made into bunting

Arts and crafts

Make advent calendar bunting

If you want to learn how to make advent calendar bunting, check out this simple guide and get crafting!

Dried orange slices on a wooden board

Arts and crafts

Dry orange slices for a festive garland

Here's how to dry orange slices and assemble them with cinnamon sticks and bay leaves for a fragrant festive garland!