Flex those green fingers: Sow some seeds and watch them grow together! Begin with seedlings on the windowsill and watch them propagate before moving them into window pots or even the garden.

Top tip: There’s lots of opportunities to chat as you work together with this one. If you’re not green fingered, begin with something easy like sunflowers or sweet peas.

Dig a vegetable patch, tend to the flowers and root out weeds.

Create a time capsule and bury it in the garden – ask for permission first!