You're not alone if you drop off a happy child in the morning and the one who returns is either bouncing off the walls, or tired and grumpy.
It’s tempting to let them just collapse in front of the telly or spend some time on their screens. And while there’s nothing wrong with this for a short time, it’s not the only way to calm them down and turn that frown upside down. Here are some tricks from mums and dads to keep them busy after school that will hopefully keep you both happy. You can find more tips for unsticking them from their screens here.