I thought I would share this post with some print offs from HP to keep the children amused this summer. I particularly like the holiday journal one.


HP Colour-in Illustrations

HP Playmobil Illustrations

Holiday Journal


Keeping the Kids Entertained this Summer

Help is at Hand from HP


It’s the age-old challenge for parents up and down the country – how to keep the kids entertained over the long summer break.  HP has lots of ideas on how parents can connect with their children through their mobile entertainment devices and fun printing activities.


Whether families are opting for a holiday abroad or a ‘staycation’, HP’s range of portable tablets, detachable laptops, creative printing activities and tools, help keep children’s minds active and engaged:


Have Fun with Tablets

Below is information on two portable entertainment devices that are ideal for keeping the little ones entertained during the holidays – light and portable, they are perfect for keeping the kids amused on long car journeys or flights.


HP Slate7

At £129, the HP Slateis an affordable Android tablet, and with a 7-inch diagonal screen and weighing just 368 grams, it can easily be popped into a handbag or rucksack to keep the kids entertained on day trips and outings. The compact device allows easy access to Google Mobile services as well as HP Photo Connect powered by Snapfish – perfect for viewing, sharing and adding enhancements to holiday snaps. The device also boasts Beats Audio™, a unique sound experience which allows the kids to listen to their favourite albums and tracks when travelling or at home.

 HP Slate



The sleekly designed Windows 8 touchscreen tablet also doubles up as a notebook, with a slide-on keyboard – perfect for staying connected and keeping the kids engaged when on the move. Boasting a vivid 11.6 inch HD touch display, children can enjoy their favourite movies and games when travelling.  The device features Beats Audio™ as well as HP Connected Music: a partnership with Universal Music Group, so the little ones can enjoy a wide range of music artists. Available now at £699.


HP Envy


Sharing Holiday Memories  with HP ePrint

Family holidays and fun days out provide great photo opportunities and printed photos are a wonderful keep-sake to share and enjoy with all the family.  The HP Photosmart 7520 e-All-in-One printer features HP ePrint, allowing parents and their kids to capture images anywhere, any place and any time, which can be delivered to the printer at home via their smartphone or tablet.  Users simply send images via a secure email address and favourite memories will be ready to enjoy by the time they get home.


HP Photo Creations

Children and parents can also upload snaps to HP Photo Creations to create fun photo books, calendars, collages and other keep sakes that can be printed at home. Simply visit www.hp.com to download the free software.


Downloadable Creative Templates

Attached are a number of creative templates HP has produced to help parents keep their children entertained during the holidays.  These include a range of colouring-in templates that will keep children entertained for hours where a number have been produced by one of HP’s partners,Playmobil.  All can be downloaded at HP www.ePrintCenter.com, where there are many more available. The Holiday Journal can be downloaded for children to record all their favourite holiday memories with dedicated sections for them to stick and draw pictures.


Disclosure: I have not been paid to publish this post. 


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