Category: Kids Activities

Creating A Reading Challenge For Kids

We have had fun this week creating a reading challenge and the kids have already made a good start on it. I know that they have tried similar ideas at school, so I thought I would adapt those ideas and get the children reading a few new books at home. …

Playing Outside vs Screens and Tech

This is a collaborative post Ah, the fun battle that is playing outside vs screens and tech. I wonder whether there are many parents that don’t encounter this one? We certainly do. When the sun is shining. Boo is outside. She will rush home from school, throw open the back …

15 Perfect Films For Family Film Night

We love family film night. More often than not, Saturday night in our house is a movie night. We all enjoy snuggling down and watching a film (snacks are invariably involved too) and I have lost count of the number of films that we’ve all watched together. If you’ve yet …

Best Family Board Games

We love our board games here, absolutely love them. Anyone that follows me on Instagram will no doubt know this as I have shared so many of them on my Stories in recent weeks. In fact, if there’s one thing that gets the most chat and questions over there, it’s …

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 about …

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 …

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