Indoor Scavenger Hunt

Indoor Scavenger Hunt If you’re stuck in doors with the kids, it’s always good to have a few Rainy Day Ideas up your sleeve.  If you’ve followed us for a while, then you’ll know we absolutely love a Scavenger Hunt.  They are great for the whole family and they get everyone up and moving about. …

Science Experiment Writing Frames

Science Experiment Writing Frames Some children are reluctant writers so what can we do to encourage children to put pen to paper?  Finding an exciting way to hook them into writing is a great way forward.  Children absolutely love science as it is practical and you can see in front of your eyes something exciting…

3D Tulip Card

3D Tulip Card Mothers Day is fast approaching.  One of my favourite parts of the day is receiving a card that the boys have made themselves.  I am always very aware of this when I am planning a Mothers Day craft for my Rainbows and Brownies and think about whether it is something that I…

Washing Up Guide For Kids

Washing Up Guide For Kids Of all the little jobs we ask children to do, washing up seems to be the favourite, probably because they can make the most mess with it and it involves water. Although drying up is always the least favourite.  Maybe that’s because they end up looking longingly at the water…

Snowy Shapes

Snowy Shapes Sadly, depending on your point of view, it is extremely rare for us to get snow in our part of Kent.  The last time we had snow was about 2 years ago and even then it was only a light dusting.  I watched all the parents taking their children to school on their…

Saluting Promise Craft

Saluting Promise Craft After the girls return after the Summer Holidays, we always like to do a session about The Promise.  After all, they’ve had a six week break and time to forget about what being part of the guiding family is all about!  We like to break it apart and have a think about…

The Hope Star

The Tired But Crafty Mummy Book Club: The Hope Star “Izar is the brightest star in the universe. She journeys through the universe carrying out kind deeds. One day she finds a planet that is dark and covered in shadow. There are things living on this planet. But they are missing something… Izar has to…