These crafty party bags and workshops will solve all your kids' party dilemmas and fuel little ones' creativity to boot. That makes it a win, win in our book!
Muddy says: A gorgeous chocolaterie, with branches in Thame and Wendover. Good luck extracting your drooling children from within.
Muddy says: One of the UK's top micro pig breeders, Kew Little Pigs in Amersham, South Bucks, also offers piggy 'experiences' - school visits, parties, PR and even TV appearances.
Muddy says: Dessert cafés are all the rage and your little people will love Creams in Xscape MK for its bubble waffles and Oreo-everything.
Muddy says: Not only can you explore the museum's collection of local artefacts, enjoy their visiting exhibitions and get hands-on in the interactive Roald Dahl Gallery, you can now get married there too.
Muddy says: A fabulous compact museum all about Dahl and his famous characters, with a packed schedule of activities including storytelling and arts and crafts.
Muddy says: A large site in the beautiful Buckinghamshire countryside for learning all-terrain driving plus corporate events and team building activities such as archery, quad biking, axe throwing and zorb football!
Muddy says: Not many activities that can involve a family from toddler through to teen and beyond, but the adrenaline-fuelled tree top adventure of Go Ape in the beautiful Black Park, south Bucks, is one of them.
Muddy says: Want to stand out in your friends' inboxes? These personalised video invites are fun, easy and quick to make.
Muddy says: Parents of young children, breathe a sigh of relief. These clever craft and party boxes allow your 3+ kids the creativity they love - and you don't have to lift a finger!
Muddy says: Toddler groups at the village hall lost their lustre? We love the sound of Mini Professors, a fun, educational pre-school science class in Didcot, Wallingford and Abingdon.
Muddy says: Hoverboards, rocket launchers, dry ice, explosions: these kids' parties go off with a proper pop. Bonus points for the weird-science slime and sherbet to take home at the end.
Muddy says: Mother's Little Helper in the school holidays, this activity centre lays on bushcraft, watersports and orienteering for Master and Little Miss Muddy to let off steam.