BOSSES at a famous Southend ice cream firm are holding a colouring competition for children.

Rossi Ice Cream is helping parents beat the home school boredom with the fun chance to win merchandise.

It comes as the whole country continues to stay home, as directed by the Government after the coronavirus outbreak.

Parents are encourage to download a colouring sheet to add some much-needed fun for their youngsters.

A firm spokesman said: “If you’re looking for some home school work for the kids, we’ve created these fun Rossi Ice Cream colouring sheets that you can download and print off at home.

“To make things a bit more exciting, if your kids colour one in and you send us a photo of them holding their masterpiece, they might even get picked to win a t-shirt or a mug with their design.

“Either way, should keep them quiet for five minutes.”

Download and print the designs at