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Teaching STEAM with the Musical Activity Cube

We’ve struggled for gift ideas for Bridget this year for Christmas – I mean, what do you get a child that is 3rd in line and has everyone’s hand me downs? Well, Smyths came to the rescue by asking me to review one of…

October 9, 2018
Childs Play

Army Themed Tuff Spot Tray set up

As part of my ongoing role as a BRBlogger, Baker Ross regularly send a box of goodies for the kids. Often crafts, but more recently, I was sent a bunch of items that would make some awesome sensory and learning play set ups. Within…

February 22, 2018
Childs Play

Crafting with Kids – Valentines Cards

As a couple, Liam and I don’t really bother with Valentine’s day. But that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy it with our kids, and today we have been making valentines cards. I like to get a little crafty with them and they love any excuse to play…

February 11, 2018
Childs Play

Valentines Sensory play

We’ve always loved a bit of sensory play here, the messier the better. Sensory play is so important for early years development and we’ve been doing all sorts of things since Dexter was 3 weeks old. I often like to do things themed around the…

February 4, 2018
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Halloween Sensory Bath

One of the best pieces of parenting advice I’ve ever been giving was if your kids are going crazy, stick them in the water. I don’t mean drown the little buggers, that’s frowned upon, I mean put them in the bath. And it’s something…

October 31, 2017
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Keeping kids active – whatever the weather.

Well, August, I hate to say it but you were a big disappointment weather-wise. I’ll be writing ‘could do better’ on your report this year, that’s for sure! It was Dexter’s last summer holiday before starting school and we tried to get out and…

September 20, 2017
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25 Things to do in Spring for little or no money

Bright bursts of sunshine and hints of warmer days on the horizon, mixed with April showers and torrential downpour. The British weather in spring often means we don’t know what to do from one day to the next!Fear not, fellow parents, for I have…

February 22, 2017
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Halloween and Autumn Crafts with Baker Ross Craft Club

Every now and then, we receive a lovely box of crafting goodies from Baker Ross. My excitement goes in to overdrive wondering what we’re going to get next and my craft chest is growing rapidly. I’ve absolutely loved this latest box of Autumn and…

October 12, 2016