Category: Kids Activities

Scavenger Hunts for PreSchool Learning

Little Man and I have been having some fun learning and cementing a few preschool basics. Along with plenty of free and imaginary play when we’re home, as these are the things he happily gravitates towards, we’ve been working on a few of the basics that will help to ease …

Why A Betta Fish Is The Perfect First Pet For Kids

  Fish are awesome creatures to have in your home, which is true even if you aren’t a big fan of animals. Well, maybe your child has been begging you for their first pet, or maybe you think that a pet will do them some good. You may have thought …

20 Great Musicals for Kids

We are starting a new tradition here, and I for one, cannot wait! We have decided that every weekend, my daughter and I will watch a different musical. Yes, I love my musicals and it seems right to ensure that I am passing that love on to my firstborn. So …

Christmas Ideas & Inspiration

Today I am delighted to be joining in with a gorgeous group of talented bloggers as we share a little Christmas inspiration for you. For my part I am going to be talking kids Christmas craft activities, all of which are nice and easy to do and have been big hits …

Button Activities for Kids

If you saw my vlog a couple of weeks ago you’ll know that I randomly picked up a bag of buttons, thinking I could use them with the kids for….something. Yes, you see whilst I could see that they could be fun, that’s about as far as my thoughts had …

Easy & Affordable Kids Activities

With half term just around the corner, I thought I’d share a few easy and inexpensive ideas for keeping the kids entertained during their time off. I had a little look back over some of the things that we have tried and enjoyed, and I’m really glad that I did …

Brilliant Educational Toys for Preschoolers

With Little Man about to go into his preschool year at nursery, I am thinking about ways in which I can support him and get him ready for school next year. I want him to be off to a good start there, simply because I think that if the basics …

Mysteries in Time Review

I spotted Mysteries in Time on Twitter recently and it immediately grabbed my attention. With a daughter with a thirst for knowledge, me as a history student, and both of us loving books, activities and exciting post, it seemed to be right up our street. I’m pleased to say that I …

Water Beads Surprise!

Water beads are new to us. I’ve seen them before of course, I am on Pinterest a fair bit and not a day goes by without a sensory water bead pin popping up! With the summer holidays on the horizon, I bought a few bits and bobs for the kids …

10 Brilliant Board Games for Kids

We love our board games here. I enjoyed them as a child and that has stayed with me to this day. It’s a rare few months that go by here without a new board game arriving. Now for the purposes of this post, I’m calling them board games, though strictly …

Pipe Cleaner Learning for Pre-Schoolers

Last week I stumbled upon the idea of using pipe cleaners for a variety of pre-school learning activities totally by accident, and then I was so pleased with how it worked out that I thought I’d best share! Little Man and I are currently having fun learning about shapes, so …

Easy Easter Crafts

With the children back at school after half term, I realise that Easter is fast on its way, as it falls quite early this year. It only seems timely then that I share with you a few ideas of Easter activities for kids… Make an Easter Chick card Ah, this …

A Squash and A Squeeze Small World Play

A Squash and A Squeeze, by Julia Donaldson, is a firm favourite book here. The story is brilliant, the repetition makes it enjoyable to read and very memorable, and the illustrations by Axel scheffler are fabulous. I thought it’d be fun to bring the tale to life for the children …

Making Kids Christmas Placemats

Last weekend the kids and I made a handprint Christmas tree, and while doing so, we created lots of paper with handprints on, as you would. We used several for our tree but still had some left over and I felt a bit sad to throw them away. Then the …

A Handprint Christmas Tree

With Christmas approaching, yesterday the kids and I decided to give a handprint Christmas tree a whirl. I love the idea of crafts with hand or footprints involved, as I see it as a way to preserve a moment in time, a memento to keep. I toyed with doing footprints initially, …

Bonfire Night Crafting

With Bonfire Night fast approaching, I thought it’d be fun to get crafty with Little Man and create some fireworks inspired art. At just turned 3, anything that involves glue and glitter has my son very excited! It’s also a fun way to craft, as I can pop the glue in …

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