Our Summer Challenge 2020

Our Summer Challenge 2020 Last year, Rory and I wrote a Bucket List of all the things we would like to do during the summer holidays.  Some were big trips such as a visit to the theatre and others were much smaller things.  We enjoyed doing it so much that we decided to write another […]

Mysteries In Time

Mysteries In Time Subscription Box Review These days as parents we often feel like we are battling to ensure that our children don’t spend all their free time with a screen.  We want to offer our children something that is exciting and will grab their attention, and if it’s educational even better! I was really…

Too Many Socks

Too Many Socks by Kerry & Adam Del Giudice  “Junior has been given the task of cleaning up his room but he has a BIG problem! His room has been completely overrun with Too Many Socks! At first, Junior is overwhelmed.  With a little guidance from Dad, and his helpful dog, Cloud, junior becomes more…

We’re Going On A Tree Hunt

We’re Going On A Tree Hunt For the last few years, our family have taken part in the 30 Days Wild Challenge from the Wildlife Trust.   The idea is to try and do some kind of nature based activity each day.  They can be as simple as hugging a tree (that is one of their…

Toilet Roll Owl Craft

There are two things that Brownie Leaders really love – craft supplies and owls. Many a time, our group of leaders have talked about how we find it impossible to throw anything away.  So much so that when our village had a street party for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, we went round and collected everyone’s…

Gratitude Scavenger Hunt

Gratitude Scavenger Hunt During the Lockdown period, we have found that Scavenger Hunts have been a wonderful family activity to do all together.  It has been wonderful to see that so many of you have also been enjoying them too.  If you have missed any of the past Scavenger Hunts, fear not, there is a…

Fairy Tale Scavenger Hunt

Fairy Tale Scavenger Hunt One of the most important things you can do with your child is read.  Reading has so many amazing benefits.  It helps to build their language skills, vocabulary, imagination to name but a few but that is a post for another day.  Books are also a great spring board into play…

Family Games

We are a family that absolutely loves to play games as a way to pass the time.  We play them in the car, round the dinner table or at any other moment where we need to distract bored children! Since being in Lock Down we have found that these games have been really great for…

Science Scavenger Hunt

Science Scavenger Hunt For a very long time Rory has told us that he wants to be the first person to explore Pluto.  He has grand ambitions of becoming an astronaut and who knows maybe one day we’ll be watching him on the news exploring the far reaches of space!  It is wonderful when you…

Easter Bunny Bookmark

Easter Bunny Bookmark We are blessed to have a household filled with bookworms.  If you have a child who is the same, the Easter Bunny can help ensure they never lose where they got to again.  This handy Easter Bunny Bookmark sits on the corner of the page to save your place.  Best of all…