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4 Free activities to do with your children during the summer in London!

By Daisy Sanders

Are you worrying about how you are going to keep your children entertained during the summer? Here are a range of free activities in London your children will love without you having to spend a penny!

It is important for Children to continue their growth and development outside of Nursery. Here are 4 activities you can do for free in London which are educational and well help develop areas such as imagination!

Crystal Palace Dinosaurs:

Visit amazing Dinosaur sculptures located in Crystal Palace Park, one of London’s great green spaces. You can visit the Dinosaurs during the parks opening hours and it is free of charge of course! This is an amazing summer outdoor activity to keep your children entertained during the summer months. It is also a great learning opportunity as the sculptures model real life copies of the extinct animals showing them full-scale, three-dimensional and using fossil remains. As you walk around the park, there are information boards which contain detailed information about each dinosaur.

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Elephant Springs Water Park

As we ease into the summer months, the temperature seems to be rising each day so why not go and cool down at Elephant Springs Water Park. This water park includes waterfalls, slides and sandy bays accompanied by huge stone structures. This is another amazing outdoor activity to keep the children entertained and to cool down when they are feeling hot and sticky. This park is free to use and is open every day from 10am-6pm.

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Science Museum

The Science museum is an amazing day out in London! There are many events, activities, expeditions and galleries you can book to do at the museum so it allows you to cater your visit to what you would like your children to learn about or what they find interesting. Although you have to pre book tickets, they are free. You may be thinking that your children might be too young for this, however there is something for all ages!

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Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Play Ground

Take your little landlubbers to a day of sailing on Captain Hook’s wooden pirate ship! This play ground was designed to be inspiring and accessible and allows the children to play on the ship, sand, tepees and running between all the sculptures. It was inspired by the Peter Pan movies and allows children to follow their imaginations whilst learning as they play. The park also offers other fun activities such as a sensory trail. Not to forget, there is also lots of space for parents to relax too!

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