Halloween Scavenger Hunt

Halloween Scavenger Hunt Halloween is always an exciting time of the year for children, and adults! My boys have already started planning what they would like to dress up as. This year, things are going to be a little different. You might feel like you don’t want to go Trick or Treating, or we may…

Plastic Bag Pumpkins

Plastic Bag Pumpkins In the happy days before Covid, when we got our shopping delivery, we would choose to have no carrier bags. However during the pandemic all shopping deliveries were delivered in carrier bags and very quickly, we found that we had a huge collection building up. A crafty project was clearly needed to…

Kindness Spinner

Kindness Spinner We have now started back at Rainbows and Brownies for a new year. Usually in September, we like to do a few activities to remind them about their Promise. (Here was our Saluting Promise Craft, for example) As we start a new academic year, the children will have had six weeks off and…

One Million Step Challenge

One Million Step Challenge   As a busy parent, we try to juggle many things and ultimately something has to drop. For far too long for me that has been exercise and fitness. I’m hoping that by sharing my One Million Step Journey, other busy parents may be inspired to give it a go and…

The Marvellous Activity Book of Bug Box

The Marvellous Activity Book of Bug Box Each year, just before school breaks up, Rory and I like to sit down and write a bucket list of all the things we’d like to do over the summer holidays.  If you’d like a peak at this year’s choices to inspire you, have no fear we shared…

Reading Bingo

The School Holidays are here and what better time to encourage your child to read.  You may find that you have a very reluctant reader and that’s the last thing they want to spend their school holidays doing or you may find that, much like us, you have a book worm in your home.  I…

Parents’ Summer Challenge

My son, Rory and I have started a tradition to mark the start of the Summer Holidays by writing a bucket list of all the activities we would like to do together during the break.  We recently shared this year’s Summer Challenge.  I had quite a few people say that us grown ups need a…

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…