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5 Mother's day activities to do with under 5's in Reading

Mother's day is all about family and spending time doing things you enjoy with those you love and care for the most. With under fives in tow, you’re very much in control of how the day will pan out so if you’re looking for ideas on how to spend the day, here are some of our favourite things to do on Mother's day with children under 5.

Obviously with the current ever evolving situation with Coronavirus, please do act responsibly and in line with the Government's advice regarding your activities and contact with others in your family as we want all of our Puddle Duck’s and their families to stay safe and well. 

Have a tea party at home

If leaving the house isn’t your cup of tea, setting up a picnic at home with everyone's favourite nibbles and drinks can be a fun way to enjoy your Sunday lunch on Mother’s day. Older ones will love getting involved in the prep such as icing cookies, putting sandwiches on plates and setting up the picnic mat and little ones will love the novelty of being free to roam! 

Get Crafty 

Finger painting, picture cards and stamping make excellent homemade Mothers day presents and have the bonus of keeping crafty fingers entertained for an hour or so too! Check out these 10 east crafts for toddlers from Country Living if you need some inspiration of where to get started. 

Farm Visits 

Spring time equals lots of cute baby animals and hopefully some sun! Farm visits are a great option to get all the family involved so you can bring nanny along for a cake in the coffee shop too. With local delights including Odds Parm Farm, Beale Farm and Bucklebury Farm all nearby in and around Reading, you’re spoilt for choice! Here is a handy overview of each to see what you can expect.  Ensure you wash your hand thoroughly before and after enjoying days out on the farm. 

Sofa time

After a busy week, Sundays are made for snuggling! Grab your little ones favourite book, movie and toys for a relaxing PJ day on the sofa. 

Enjoy a baby swimming lesson together

If you want to get out of the house and enjoy some quality time with your baby, toddler or pre-schooler, you can try a Puddle Ducks class for FREE at any time, not just Mothers day. We have nice warm pools suitable for newborns and offer a range of classes suitable for all ages up to 5 years old in pools across Yateley, Odiham, Caversham, Bagshot. You’re never too young to start enjoying a lifelong love of the water.

Find out more about Puddle Ducks West Berkshire

Puddle Ducks West Berkshire offers Baby & Pre-school swimming classes (from birth, through to toddlers and pre-schoolers) and Swim Academy classes for primary school children. Jacqueline Green and her team of highly qualified, expert teachers run classes in Reading, Yateley, Odiham, Bagshot, Frimley and West Berkshire and are passionate, professional, nurturing and loved by our swimmers. Swimming, taught by experts...that’s the Puddle Ducks Difference. 

You can join us at any time! Use our contact form to book your FREE trial class!


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