We just adore crafting, especially in the Autumn. There are so many natural resources available to find and get creative with and they all look so effective. So much so, in fact, that I found it difficult to choose only 10 crafts to include in this collection. I've chosen things that you can do … Continue reading 10 Autumn Kids’ Crafts.
Six full weeks off school? Those words are simultaneously create a sense of joy in the hearts of kids and anxiety in the hearts of parents. Don't get me wrong, I love the holidays, I love having my kids to myself and being out of the strict school routine for a bit. But I'd be … Continue reading 12 Summer Boredom Busters
The Summer Holidays are hard work. As much as we as parents feel guilty admitting it, it's difficult to come up with the right balance of structured and free play activities to keep kids occupied and prevent boredom from creeping in. On the same note, the summer holidays can be expensive! For this reason, I've … Continue reading 6 Super Summer Crafts for Kids
After emerging from the dark bleak winter, Spring and Summer is always a nice time to freshen up your make-up routine. I love to go for a fresh faced, dewy look in Summer. As its nice to feel light and airy rather than over done. I only really do drugstore make-up with a few exceptions. … Continue reading My Budget Summer Make-up Look Perfect For Busy Moms
Welcome to week 2 of Muddy Monday! This week we made some beautiful sticky art using the treasures that we found on our nature hunt, last weekend. Now, this activity doesn't really involve too much mud, however, collecting the natural materials that we used, was very muddy and you can read about that here, Go … Continue reading Muddy Monday #2 – Sticky Nature Art.
We were blessed with more beautiful September sunshine at the weekend, so we decided to make the most of it and go for a woodland walk to gather some natural materials for an art project. Nature scavenging is the perfect opportunity to discuss the seasons with young children. As we gathered different coloured leaves and … Continue reading Go on a nature hunt – Tick!
So, now that Banana has started school and Duckling and I have a bit more free time in the week, I have decided to start a new blog feature...Muddy Mondays. This will be a weekly feature that goes out on a Monday (in case you hadn't sussed that already)and will involve me and Duckling exploring … Continue reading Muddy Mondays #1 – Painting with Mud
As the main aim of this blog is to record our Seasonal activities and tick items off our seasonal bucket lists I think it only right, now summer is ending and we enter a new season (Autumn yay!), that I sum up and reflect on what we've done. What did we achieve? Well, I must … Continue reading Summer 2016 Round Up
Children love art, they love getting creative. They also love nature and exploring. A fantastic beach activity that we added to our summer bucket list combines these two childhood passions. First, we decided that we would collect some lovely smooth beach pebbles. This is good for developing scientific vocabulary in young children in terms of … Continue reading Make Beach Art – Tick!
Kids love getting creative, it's in their nature because drawing and painting is a really accessible way to express themselves. In my experience, the more opportunities that can be created for expression, the more able kids are to deal with big feelings and emotions. Sometimes, the bigger the canvas, the better! Pavement chalk is fantastic … Continue reading Draw with pavement chalk- Tick!