Five things to keep the kids entertained

Posted on by Cameron Hill.

Stuck for fun ideas this half term? Aside from visiting one of our (free!) museums, keep the kids entertained with these five picks from our shops. Available from our online shop, or pop into Bristol Museum & Art Gallery or M Shed shops.


The Offbits Car:

Complete up to three different vehicles with just one single kit – past that, the only limit is your imagination! Combine kits, alter instructions, and use your own found mechanical Offbits to create.

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Hatching Chick Egg:

Kids will be amazed to see this little chick hatch and grow! Just place the egg in water and in the following 48 hours a little chick will hatch.

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T-Rex Soft Toy:

This T-rex toy may be little but watch out for its big bite!*

*Not really. It’s actually incredibly soft and fluffy, just perfect for little arms to cuddle.

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Welcome to the Museum:

Welcome to your very own Museum where everything on display is decided by you! Bring out the inner curator in you and set up your own collections, create your own objects to display and start your own exhibitions. Perfect for all young curious minds.

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Monopoly Bristol Edition:

The classic family game with a twist. This Bristol edition of the Monopoly board game features iconic landmarks including Brunel’s Clifton Suspension Bridge. It has all the fun of the original board game with a quirky local Bristol twist. What will you be? The car? The top hat?

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Remember every purchase you make helps to support Bristol Museums, so thanks for shopping with us 👍

We’re always adding lovely new things to our online shop and have been working on making things easier to find. We’d love to hear any feedback you have – let us know in the comments below.

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