We love cardboard boxes, versatile, imaginative, sustainable, frugal, fun & mostly free…. boxes can become anything from dens to space rockets, camper vans to lost worlds… Here’s a selection of some of the fun we have had with boxes… We made an ice cream van… Russian dolls… A woodland obstacle course.. A Minecraft themed tea… A toddlers prehistoric lost world…… View Post
Everybody loves Charlie & the Chocolate Factory.Willy Wonka rocks! This is one of the kids favourite themed teas we’ve done & very simple to do, an upside down back to front teatime treat based around Charlie & the Chocolate Factory. A proper healthy dinner and pudding consisting of shepherds pie followed by sponge cake and filo strawberry tart…but all with… View Post
For this activity I went around the house taking close up photos of household things. I then showed the photos to the kids & asked them ‘what’s that?’ The one who identified the most items correctly got a prize. To put a spin on things you could set the kids the task of taking the photos themselves…
What can you do with an empty cheese ball caddy? How about making minion lunch pails… Here’s how I did it…
Today we headed to the beach, we took with us an old empty picture frame & sharpie marker pen… The beach was ‘Bracelet bay’ in The Mumbles, South Wales. Here’s what we did… Where’s Noah? If you would like to follow more of our daily frugal memory making activities & adventures during a childhood that’s fleeting you can find us… View Post
If you follow our Facebook Page you will already know we like to have fun with our eggs at breakfast. It’s easy to make a simple dippy egg and soldiers into something that will start everyone with the right attitude for the day.
We wanted to make some piggy banks so set about making some alternatives, We bought some bottles of value water for 17p each. We painted our empty bottle with Matt emulsion (because that’s what we had in the garage!) we left a viewing window so we could see our savings building up. We cut out some lips.. We then added… View Post