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International Women's Day Flowers

Posted by Nicola Battey on

International Women’s Day is celebrated all over the world on 8th March. It’s a great opportunity to talk to your little one’s about “Who are the important women in their lives and why?” And what nice things they could do to make them feel special and appreciated on that day? To continue the tradition of giving flowers we have a lovely activity to make a paper flower for Grandma, mum or a sibling. We hope you have fun! Making Paper Flowers This little activity will encourage you to celebrate International Women’s Day by making paper flowers to let your child’s...

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Pancake Day Fun

Posted by Timothy Battey on

Pancake Day Fun

Books play a huge part in Alex’s life. We read everyday and many times a day. We have a saying that there is always a time for a story, so reading one before his nap time is a part of our daily routine. A story we often have on repeat is Rhinos Don’t Eat Pancakes, by Anna Kemp and Sara Ogilvie, and we love it. It inspired us to come up with some Pancake Day activities we can share with you. We love eating pancakes as much as you do, but you can also have some fun with our crafty...

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Appreciate a Dragon Day

Posted by Nicola Battey on

Appreciate a Dragon Day

Did you even know there was Appreciate A Dragon Day? No neither did we, but in our house we love playing dress up as a dragon, reading dragon books and watching Zog. It actually started in 2004 as part of a book launch but it gives us a great excuse to talk about dragons and of course, pretend to roar like one too! Alex’s little dragon set came from this book - DIY Kids Dress Up. It was very simple to sew and the longest stage was cutting all the pieces out. To make it you will need: A sewing machine...

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Have a Happy Hanukkah

Posted by Timothy Battey on

Have a Happy Hanukkah
This time of year is not only famous for Christmas but for many people all over the world; Hanukkah. We feel it’s important to teach our children about holidays and traditions which we don’t necessarily celebrate ourselves but might be a part of our friends and neighbours lives. So we hope you enjoy these two activities to engage your children with Hanukkah.

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Tutorial: Sponge and Sticks Fun

Posted by Nicola Battey on

Tutorial: Sponge and Sticks Fun
Alex loves this activity and simply calls it “sponge and sticks” - it does what it says on the tin! It keeps him entertained for up to 30 minutes and you only need 3 items, which can easily be found around the house. We hope you have fun!

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