It’s never too early to start planning activities to keep the kids happy over the school holidays. But before the break even begins, you might want to book a trip to the cinema – it’s a big weekend for Frozen fans.
Celebrate: If your family life changed forever with the release of Disney megahit Frozen, prepare for some serious excitement. Fans of Olaf, Elsa and Anna can now enjoy a new adventure in Arendelle. Mini movie Frozen Fever – just seven minutes long – is being screened with the new live-action Cinderella at cinemas everywhere. Altogether now, Let it go!
Let’s play: The kids are probably counting the days to the Easter break while you panic over how to entertain them. But have no fear, there’s plenty going on, including the Easter Tournament at the Royal Armouries; Easter Eggstravaganza at Temple Newsam and Mad Hatter’s dress up day at Lotherton Hall, Aberford. See leeds.gov.uk for more details.
Gifts: Easter can be a bit tricky for parents who don’t like their children to scoff too many sugary treats. So to avoid too much disappointment at the lack of chocolate eggs on offer, here’s a few ideas you could share with the Easter bunny. See borngifted.co.uk for adorable prezzies for tiny tots including cuddly rabbits, lambs and chicks, plus personalised egg cups. Buy little ones gorgeous Easter-themed outfits like rabbit PJs from welovefrugi.com. Older kids might enjoy Diary of a Wimpy Kid – Don’t Scramble the Egg game, £12.95 from Amazon and Waterstones.