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For the love of Hama Beads! – Hama Beads Ideas

Hama beads are always a favourite in our house and we are always looking for new Hama beads ideas. What are Hama Beads For anyone not familiar with them, Hama Beads are small hollow round beads that you place on a pegboard in a pattern. Once you have finished you place the ironing paper over […]

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Fruit Kebabs

After watching a program on her tablet Lia came up with the idea that we had to have ‘Fruit Kebabs’ for pudding or ‘Fruit Kebobs’, as my girls call them. So that morning I was sent off to work with a shopping list of fruits that she needed to make her kebabs for that evening. […]

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The Simplicity of Chalk Pens

When I was childminding I was always on the lookout for new activities for the children to do. My pens, paper and glue were a permanent fixture on my table and every day after school the children headed straight to the table, asking me what they would be making today. I would try to introduce […]

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How to Make a Pompom Rug

Inspiration My daughter and I learnt how to make a pompom rug after she learned how to make pompoms at her after school club. Since learning this at school she has been making pompoms every chance she could. We ended up with a whole carrier bag full of pompoms. I then mentioned to her that […]

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Homemade Pizza Recipe

We love making homemade pizza it is one of our favourites, below is our homemade pizza recipe including the dough for the pizza recipe and why we love it. After searching through the fridge in the morning trying to think what we could have for dinner tonight without me having to bear a trip to […]

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Fun Activity for Kids – Giant Bubble Fun

Bubble Fun There is so much fun that can be had with bubbles they are a great fun activity for kids. Kids just love bubbles! They can have hours of fun blowing, chasing and popping them and then doing it all over again.  Playing with bubbles is definitely one of our favourite past times. We […]

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Salt Dough Beach Shell Keepsakes

I love these salt dough beach shell keepsakes, they are easy and cheap to make and a perfect way to use up all the shells and assortments that come home in children’s pockets after a beach trip. Why Beach Shell Keepsakes Last summer we spent a lot of time at the beach with the kids. […]

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The Benefits of Pond Dipping with Children

Our Experience Pond Dipping There are so many benefits of pond dipping for children. I think it is so important for kids to be kids, to explore, get messy, discover nature and what is around them. I am always on the lookout for new exciting ways to get the children into nature and the great […]

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Picking and Making Blackberry and Apple Crumble Recipe

Blackberry Picking Blackberry picking is one of our favourite past times. My children are normally the first to notice the ripened blackberries on the bushes and start asking when we can go blackberry picking. We grab empty carrier bags or sandwich bags and head off in search of blackberry bushes. Living in Somerset we are […]