We decided to celebrate St Patricks day by learning all about Ireland…. Here’s how we did it…. We used empty baby food jars to make our St Patricks Day treats. We simply filled with Rolos & Skittles (gold & rainbow) & topped with marshmallows (a cloud)…. You could replace the skittles with smarties & serve as a bedtime treat with… View Post
We decided to make some worry grubs in an attempt to take any worries away we may have. We used air dry clay wrapped with wool and a matchstick box. You could also use pebbles or small sticks. Here’s how we did it…
I decided that I wanted to do a Wizard of Oz themed birthday picnic in a crooked wood for Mila. I used as much as I could from around the house with the only expense being her cake which I had planned to be a simple white iced Christmas cake with a yellow brick road. Fortunately M&S had a beautiful… View Post
We love building dens. We love them in the house, in the garden, at the beach or in the woods. We simply adore letting our imagination take us to new places. Under table dens are some of the simplest ideas to get you started. We wanted a watery theme without the wetness so chose an under the table ocean.
Sometimes children learn without even realising it, relying on the fact that the brain is like a sponge I wanted to try & input some knowledge into them & in a fun & not overly obvious way…. My resolution for this year is to teach my children a new fact every single day. I am achieving this with the introduction… View Post
Every bear likes somewhere comfy to sleep so he doesn’t awake like a bear with a sore head…. We decided to learn about hibernation by taking our own bear to the woods and settling him down in his own lair for his winter time slumber… First we needed to build a lair so we found a box which our bear… View Post
The weekend was good even given an apparent return to Autumn. It started on Friday with a very valuable lesson being learnt by all, it got a bit messy & evidently gory but we can now confirm that all children within the household know what to do in emergency situations & are capable of ringing 999 should the situation ever… View Post