Budget-Friendly Ideas to do in May Half Term 2022

Picnic on May Half Term

May half term is finally here, and we’ve got tons of budget-friendly ideas to keep the kids entertained this holiday. So forget sitting in front of the TV or tapping away at their computer because Poundstretcher has just the thing to get them up, active, and learning new things!   

Take part in some sports activities  

With the sun shining brighter and the weather getting warmer, it’s time to dust off the trainers and get to the court. Try this Jumbo Racket Set, perfect for young beginners or aspiring badminton players. Each set contains 2 rackets and a shuttlecock, so you get twice for your money.  

Have a picnic outside  

Paper plates The quickest way to a child’s heart is through their stomach, and nothing beats a picnic in the park! So, get all your cheap picnic supplies from us; from paper plates to plastic cutlery, you’ll find everything you need to have the ultimate outdoor feast.   

Don’t forget the picnic mat  

Conduct a science experiment  

Explosive Science KitJust because school is out doesn’t mean the learning needs to stop! So get their little minds working with this Explosive Science Kit, ideal for youngsters keen on science and learning about chemical reactions! The kit includes an exploding volcano and mega fiza exploding balloon, perfect for an afternoon activity!  

 Start a water fight!  

Water Balloon Pump & Balloons

A friendly water fight is a great way to cool down after a long day in the sun. With this Water Balloon Pump and Balloons, your kids will have good, clean fun for hours on end. It’s perfect for creating hundreds of water balloons for the ultimate water showdown. If you can’t wait for the balloons to inflate, use these handy Water Guns to soak your targets faster. 

Warning –you may get wet!   

Give your patio a blast of colour   

Chalk BlitzRemember the days of drawing on the pavement with chalk and creating hopscotch outlines for you and your friends? Now we have the Amazing Chalk Blitz, an explosive chalk grenade that creates hours of outdoor fun! So let your kids give your patio and garden wall a blast of colour with this safe and washable concoction of vibrant, explosive colours!  

Excited for the May half term? You can check out all these bits and more online or simply pop down to your local Poundstretcher. Use our store finder to find the nearest shop to you!