Keep the Kids occupied this Half Term

The kids are away from school this week and already, you’ve probably heard the traditional half term cry of “I’m bored”.

They’ll never admit it, but the kids usually seem like they enjoy being a school more than they enjoy taking a week off at home, surrounded by daytime TV and the video games console. Thank fully, Very has made it even more inexpensive to keep them entertained this week, with some cracking half term offers.

Whether they want to go outside or to avoid the cold and stay indoors, there are savings to be had this week, with up to 25% off on bikes and even more slashed off the price of top branded toys – with next day delivery also available.

We’ll start by taking a look at what your kinds can do indoors because, let’s face it, we’re bound to have some lousy weather in the next week.

And in truth, they’ll never have a reason to leave the house again with this Pot Black 10-in-1 multi-game table. With football, pool, hockey, table tennis, bowling, checkers, backgammon, chess, playing cards and dice games all included in this Swiss army knife of games tables, there is bound to be something that your youngsters will be able to play.

All games accessories, including pool balls, cues, table tennis bats and nets, meaning that you can almost start playing from the moment that you open the box.

At a height of 78cms, a width of 62cms and length of 112cms, this fantastic multi-table comes in at just £97.50 – a saving of £32.50 this half term.

Of course, if you’re youngsters aren’t pool, ping pong or table football fans, then what about this Hello Kitty drawing projector?

At just £15, a saving of £5, this great gift idea will bring out the budding artist of your youngsters thanks to coloured technology projection. This great gadget includes 6 crayons, 6 coloured pencils and 4 coloured discs with 14 films to help then draw their favourite Hello Kitty shapes.

If you would rather your children get outside however for some fresh air, then now is the time to take advantage of Very’s 25% off on bikes this half term.

There is a huge range to choose from but we have picked out this Townsend Mohawk 26in dual suspension bike. It is certainly for the older kids in the family but comes with some great features and a fantastic £36 saving.

Fitted with 18-speed indexed gears with twist grip rotational shifters, this bike also comes with front and rear V-brakes, 26in wheels with Sure grip mountain bike tyres, lightweight alloy rims and mountain bike-style handlebars. For extra comfort, there is also a padded saddle.

Of course, it’s also important to stay safe, so we would recommend this Canyon cougar cycle helmet, which comes with a £6 saving.

25th October 2010
Written by Very_Lauren