Category: Kids Activities

Easter Egg Crafting

With Easter fast-approaching, Easter bonnet-making on our agenda for school and eggs in all of the shops, I decided to get the kids set up one afternoon last week with this little Easter egg crafting station, all ready and waiting for them when we returned from the school run…. It was …

Top Tips for Painting with a Toddler

Little Man’s totally into his art and painting at the moment, so I thought today I’d share with you a few of my top tips for painting with a toddler, as I know that the prospect of the mess can be off-putting and it can feel like a hassle. It’s …

7 Fun Word Games for 5 Year Olds

Now I’m saying ‘7 fun word games for 5 year olds’ because my girl is 5 and loves all of these, but really they’re great games for 5 and up, as I like playing them, too, and I’m a lot older than that! Boo likes to play word games in moments …

What The Ladybird Heard Toddler Activities

We’ve been having a little fun again, based around a picture book we’ve been enjoying. And this one’s a favourite of mine… What the Ladybird Heard This one’s popular with Little Man because he likes farms and animals, rhyming’s always fun to listen to, and he loves spotting the ladybird …

Garden Design Fun For Kids

With Boo now at school, I’m trying to plan a little activity for her to return home to each day. One that has the kids sitting down for a bit and making the most of each other’s company. It also means that coming home to something to do keeps them …

9 Bargain Activities For Kids (and they’re easy)

My children have plenty of toys. They’re very fortunate to have a family that treats them and this blog brings with it great opportunities to test out and review toys and products regularly. We’ve lots that they love, but do you know the things that I can guarantee will hold …

10 Easter Activities For Pre-Schoolers

I’ve been at it again, lurking and browsing over on Pinterest! It has proved very useful, once again, as I’ve come up with this list of great ideas and blog posts, and I want to try each of them with the children over Easter. Boo’s 4 now, so I think she’ll …

Cotton Wool Painting

I see lots of ideas, from reading blog posts and perusing Pinterest, about messy play and painting. They appeal to me, as I can see that they would be fun for the children, though if truth be told, I’m not a fan of mess! Putting that aside, I decided to …

A Colouring and Crafty Morning – All from Free Kids Printables

We had a lovely, laid-back morning here the other day, and I managed to keep the kids happy and thoroughly entertained, thanks to a couple of great websites and free activities. With no plans in place, I popped over to my Fun Kids Stuff board on Pinterest for some inspiration to …

Enjoying Imaginative Play

I love watching my children play. Whether it be drawing, crafting, building, making music, I enjoy every second (well, the music one can become a little much after a while…!). But if I had to choose a favourite activity to observe, it would be imaginative play. For starters, I know …

9 Indoor Activities To Do With A 16 Month-Old

This post contains affiliate links My son is pretty active. He’s exceptionally ‘climby’ – I know that’s not a word, but he is! So, I find myself looking for activities that will keep him occupied for longer than 1 minute, and steer him away from chairs, stairs and steps! Keeping …

Our Fairy Garden

Project Garden continues! We’ve been out in the garden this week, planting up some shrubs that we recently bought, including Callicarpa Profusion which we recently spotted and absolutely adored. It’ll give us some lilac flowers in the summer and brilliant bright purple berries next autumn, which I’m already looking forward …

Our Top 5 Rainy Day Activities

We’ve been feeling a little spoilt with all of this lovely weather. Trips to the park, playgrounds, bug hunts and garden play have made up most of our days, so what to do now faced with a day full of rain? These are our favourites for indoors fun, and I …