Category Archives: Things to do with your children

Thank God my eldest can read!! (Or ‘Who needs Sat Nav!!’)


Today we all got in Merry (our new mini) and drove off down the lane very excitedly for our first big adventure together. Actually it wasn’t that being in Merry was necessarily the big adventure it was more the fact … Continue reading

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We’ve been looking at ‘How to be a Knight’ this week and the boys decided that the first thing you needed as a Knight was armour. We read books about knights and Tobes and Hen thought that anyone without armour … Continue reading

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Paper Craft 5 – How to Make a ‘Chatterbox’


How to make a ‘chatterbox!’ Take 1 page of an old magazine and fold it as in the photo… Fold the top rectangle over… Rip the rectangle off. Now you’ve made a square with your page. Open out the square … Continue reading

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Paper craft 4 – Flowers


Here’s how to make a bunch of flowers using leftover magazine paper… Take apart an old magazine… Take 1 sheet of paper and cut it in half… Roll it up starting with the widest part of the paper. Cut a … Continue reading

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Christmas is changing…


Every year we buy a Christmas tree from the local Christmas tree farm down the road. The boys like to go to places they know as this in itself creates memories. ‘Mummy, are the elves still there?’, ‘is the horse … Continue reading

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Take a walk on the flip side…


At the breakfast table this morning for some reason the conversation turned to submarines. Having 3 children our mealtime conversations are random and varied and we’ve covered subjects as diverse as who would win in a fight between Lego men … Continue reading

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Number Magic…


I found this book in a charity shop for £1.49 and as I have an 8 year old I thought it may help with his Maths. He’s a fab little Maths mind, has remembered his tables very easily and seems … Continue reading

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