Turn your garden into a summer playground while on a budget with our top tips – PLUS get 2 FREE tickets to Shrek’s Adventure! – The Sun

Turn your garden into a summer playground while on a budget with our top tips – PLUS get 2 FREE tickets to Shrek’s Adventure! – The Sun

SUMMER can be a load of fun for all the family – but pretty expensive. Making the most of the warm weather need not break the bank, though, because kids can have a great time in the garden.
Here are ideas for turning your outside space into a makeshift playground . . .
9 Give your kids a summer they won’t forgetCredit: Getty – Contributor
Slip, slip, hooray: Kids love water parks but tickets can set you back hundreds. Luckily, it is easy to give your little ones the thrill-seeking experience at home. Asda is selling a bargain water slide for £5. Or get one from wowcher.co.uk for £9.99, reduced from £29.99.
SAVING: £20 on Wowcher slide
Top of the pops: Hang water balloons on trees or on your fence — Tesco has them for £1 — and give your child a wooden spoon to poke and pop them with. Fantastic fun — and your grass will be watered.
Green little fingers: Having your kids chip in with the gardening is a win-win situation — they will have fun and you can all spend an afternoon relaxing. Grab an old watering can and let them paint pretty patterns on it. They can then potter around watering the plants.
Pool party: There are loads of cheap paddling pools on the market this summer. Wilko is selling toddler-sized ones for £3, while Aldi’s 10ft family pool has been reduced to £10. Looking for something a bit different? Argos’s Chad Valley Activity Pool Play Centre has a sprinkler, slide and ball pit — and costs £25.
SAVING: £10 on Aldi’s pool
HAPPY CAMPERS: Got a tent stashed in the garage? Set it up and let the kids play at camping. You could even join them for a picnic or evening’s stargazing session. If you don’t have one, make one by draping a sheet over a clothes airer or garden chairs.

PRICES correct at time of going to press. Deals and offers subject to availability.

Deal of the day
9 Head over to M&S if you want to bag some great deals on home and furniture products
M&S has a huge sale on furniture. Updating your living room for summer? Nab an Albany side table for £119.40, down from £199.
SAVE: £79.60
Cheap treat
9 Mr Kipling goodies always go down a treat
THERE is always time for cake. Pick up an eight-pack of Mr Kipling French Fancies from Tesco for 97p, down from £1.95.
SAVE: 98p
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Top swap
9 Why spend £35 on this parasol…
9 …when you can buy this one for only £25
DECKING out your garden for summer? Head to Wilko for a £25 parasol. It looks just like Argos’s £35 offering.
SAVE: £10
Reader’s saving tip
JULIE HARLEY, from Lowestoft, Suffolk, says: “Instead of buying expensive carpet freshener, sprinkle washing powder on your carpet, leave for ten minutes then vacuum.”

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How do I get my FREE Shrek’s Adventure! London or London Dungeon tickets?
Simply download the Sun Savers app or sign up at sunsavers.co.uk. Then click ‘Start Collecting’ on the ‘Shrek’s Adventure! London & the London Dungeon’ page found in the ‘Offers’ section.
9 Make your family day out one to remember, with SuperdaysCredit: © Mikael Buck / Shrek’s Adventure
Next, collect NINE Sun Savers codes from the 18 printed daily in The Sun newspaper between Saturday, June 1 and Tuesday, June 18.
Lastly enter your NINE Sun Savers codes on the Sun Savers app or website to unlock booking.
Once you click ‘Book’ you will receive an e-mail with a unique booking code and steps on how to book a date and time at your chosen attractions website.
Or you can book by collecting TEN differently numbered tokens from the 18 printed daily in The Sun between Saturday, June 1 and Tuesday, June 18.
Then post your tokens back to us along with the booking form found in paper on Saturday, June 1 or online at superdays.thesun.co.uk. We will then e-mail you a unique booking code and steps on how to book a date and time at your chosen attractions website.
But for those who choose to collect for their free tickets with Sun Savers, you will get the chance to book a day earlier than everyone else, meaning you will get the very best choice of dates and times.
Dates and times are available for Shrek’s Adventure! London or the London Dungeon between Sunday, June 9 and Thursday, October 31.
Plus, if you want to make your day out even bigger, you will also have the chance to purchase additional tickets to the Coca-Cola London Eye for £10.00.
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