Nature walk

After weeks of not being allowed to go out of our houses/gardens, followed by weeks of only being allowed out for 3 set hours each morning we are really craving nature and the outdoors. As a family we love to be outdoors as much as possible. The children (usually) spend quite a lot of their … More Nature walk

Imaginative play

Any sort of fantasy play is super important for children for a myriad of different reasons. If your household is anything like ours then the independent play and fantasy play have definitely gotten less during the weeks of lockdown. As all other play gets less the time in front of various screens has increased. This … More Imaginative play

Lockdown has continued to be a myriad of emotions and a contrast between keeping super busy and lazing around all day in pj’s doing nothing… here is what we have been up to.

Week one of lockdown was brutal but week two seemed quite lovely actually. I let go of a lot of things (laundry doesn’t have to be done daily and who cares if the floors are a bit dirty – as long as there is nothing choking-size lying around). At the end of week two our … More Lockdown has continued to be a myriad of emotions and a contrast between keeping super busy and lazing around all day in pj’s doing nothing… here is what we have been up to.

Magic pictures

I love this activity because it is easy to set up, fun and allows us a chance to be outdoors on a hot day (I generally like to do messier activities and all painting outdoors so that the post activity clean-up is easier).

A quick, easy, anytime activity to ignite your child’s imagination, creation and planning skills.

I have an extremely talented friend. OK, if I’m going to be honest I have a few really clever, inspiring friends. Today I am going to focus on one of them. Basically she is resourceful, patient, honest, kind and one of the most incredible and self-sacrificing mommies I have ever seen. She moved to France … More A quick, easy, anytime activity to ignite your child’s imagination, creation and planning skills.