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Creative Countdown Day 24: Christmas Fortune Tellers

| December 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
Creative Countdown Day 24: Christmas Fortune Tellers

Yes… it is Day 24 of the Creative Christmas Countdown.. and yes, that means today is the VERY LAST day of the virtual advent calendar series!! It also means that it is CHRISTMAS! Hooray!!! How we love love love Christmas. And to easy into the final hours of Christmas anticipation, Creative with Kids shares these lovely Christmas […]

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Creative Chirstmas Day 22: Christmas Tree Tea Party

| December 22, 2012 | 2 Comments
Creative Chirstmas Day 22: Christmas Tree Tea Party

The Creative Christmas Countdown is slowly drawing to a close. I hope you have enjoyed all the Christmas crafts and Christmas activities to date and have found plenty of things to make with your kids this season. Finally, we have the wonderful Creative With Kids herself sharing an activity – Christmas Tree Tea Party This is one CUTE activity […]

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Sponsored Video: Unwrap the World

| December 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
Sponsored Video: Unwrap the World

Ok, this is a post about Tom Tom and an AMAZING competition they are running (details to follow)… but first, I have to say, that I decided to take this (sponsored) post, as I thought their campaign video is simply brilliant – that alone is a reason for me to check out the competition. You […]

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For Kerry

| November 24, 2012 | 11 Comments
For Kerry

We miss you. Come back. Your family needs you.   Words are never right. So I doodled you a picture. It’s not very good. But it gave me the time to pause. To think about you. To hope for you. To tell you how many people love you. That you sparkle and shine. Please come […]

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New Sponsor: Magic Belles

| November 1, 2012 | 2 Comments
New Sponsor: Magic Belles

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Second Chance Saturday with Calpol

| October 31, 2012 | 5 Comments
Second Chance Saturday with Calpol

Oooh my… now here is a WONDERFUL competition being run by Calpol – a Second Chance Saturday. Did your children miss something “really important” to them due to being poorly? Maybe they missed their best friend’s birthday party? Or maybe they missed the end of term school party? Maybe they missed out on a trip […]

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#ONEMums Make your Voice Count

| October 13, 2012 | 7 Comments
#ONEMums Make your Voice Count

I find it amazing when bloggers get together to support those in need. Every few months I see them doing amazing things. Whether it is helping a blogger make her totally rubbish council house vaguely liveable or launching tweet campaigns when the government is clearly loosing the plot on certain benefit rules. This week two […]

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Sponsored Video: Create & Make with Childline

| October 11, 2012 | 5 Comments
Sponsored Video: Create & Make with Childline

When I was contacted to see whether I wanted to write about this new Create & Make competition launched by Childline and Bafta, I knew I simply “had to”. Even before having children, I felt that Childline was doing invaluable work, helping children with problems on all sorts of levels. Sometimes just having someone to […]

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Quilting With Your Kids

| October 5, 2012 | 0 Comments
Quilting With Your Kids

Historically, cosy quilts were something that we relied on the expertise of our grandmothers for, but that is no longer the case. Crafting has become a popular hobby across all ages, and quilting is no exception! Many keen crafters have discovered the joys of quilting, which has seen the hobby, become hugely popular, with many […]

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It’s Different for Girls – Getting Girls into Science

| October 4, 2012 | 3 Comments
It’s Different for Girls – Getting Girls into Science

As you may know, I am a great supporter of the Science Sparks – a UK blog designed to make science fun, easy and interesting at home. And I was SO pleased for the ladies that write it, when they received The Best Innovative Blog award at The MADS on Friday. It is wonderful to […]

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Superhero Crafts – Notebook

| October 2, 2012 | 18 Comments
Superhero Crafts – Notebook

Well, as you know… we are very excited about the free Kodak Avengers printables  available out there.. we have already had a great session with little friends printing out lots of masks and then again making some superhero puppets as a playdate activity. UPDATE: since this post was first written, Kodak has taken the printables down from […]

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Easy Superhero Puppets

| September 23, 2012 | 26 Comments
Easy Superhero Puppets

You may have already seen our Kodak fun masks a couple of weeks ago – Red Ted and I got printing off Iron Man’s and Captain America’s with his play date. It took us minutes (if not less) to and the boys were thrilled (I am now “Number 1 Most Popular Small Boy Play Date […]

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Britmums, Kodak & The Great Avengers Challenge!

| September 13, 2012 | 29 Comments
Britmums, Kodak & The Great Avengers Challenge!

Well.. did you see our “Batman Costume” How To a couple of weeks ago? I hope so. It was a relatively easy and yet fun costume to make out of some old suit trousers (go check it out)!! Since then, Red Ted has gone SUPERHERO MAD! All he wants to do all day is play […]

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Animation For Kids: Dodo Movie

| September 5, 2012 | 12 Comments
Animation For Kids: Dodo Movie

Yesterday, we went to see The Pirates (read about our day and check out our Movie Review). We were inspired to get Animating again (this is how we did it):     We had a lovely time with Aardman Animation team. We made Dodo’s then, came home and made this film (amateur, we know, the sound […]

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