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Nature Play Ideas: Creative Play

Nature Play Ideas: Creative Play

| May 16, 2014

Our nature play series continues. Already we are on day 7! A week’s full of nature play ideas to keep you busy (hopefully). As mentioned previously, the nature play series is all about enjoying your natural environment with your kids more. Giving you ideas of games you can play or activities you can do whilst […]

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Nature Play Ideas: Construct

Nature Play Ideas: Construct

| May 15, 2014

Nature is such a wonderful thing for you and the kids to experience. I love to encourage my kids to explore and to find and for us to collect all sorts of nature items from our walks (within reason of course!). We even sewed some little nature bags for us to collect our finds in […]

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Nature Play Ideas: Pinecone Bowling

Nature Play Ideas: Pinecone Bowling

| May 14, 2014

We love nature and I love encouraging my children to enjoy nature. We are always collecting sticks and stones, much to The Englishman’s dismay (they end up all overthe house). But I just can’t resist them. Tactile, beautiful and well, simply nature. This time round, I decided to come up with a number of nature […]

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Nature Play Ideas: Treasure Hunt

Nature Play Ideas: Treasure Hunt

| May 13, 2014

Welcome back for some more Nature Play Ideas – our little nature play mini series that we are sharing with you after our family holiday. Where the kids got busy collecting nature items and then playing with them LOTS! I captured some of our activity and thought I would share them with you. The idea […]

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T-Shirt Revamp (How  To)

T-Shirt Revamp (How To)

| May 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

I have named this post a T-shirt revamp “how to” and now going through my “how to photos”, I realise there is that much “how to” to talk about.. as the process really is quite easy. I LOVE what we did with my son’s old white and rather dirty Polo Shirts. You see, Red Ted, […]

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Nature Play Ideas: Land Art

Nature Play Ideas: Land Art

| May 12, 2014

Our nature play ideas mini series continues! Welcome to day 3! The nature play series is all about simple activities or play ideas you can do using natural materials that you can find on your walk in the park or in the garden or whilst on holiday. The key though – nothing “extra” is needed […]

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Gift Ideas for Teachers

Gift Ideas for Teachers

| May 11, 2014

I have to say, since my son started school 2 years ago (yikes, is it that long), I am in awe and appreciation of his teachers. So far we have been lucky and he has had amazing teachers and teacher assistants. And I think it is important to show our appreciation and gratitude for all […]

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Nature Play Ideas – Building a Cairn

Nature Play Ideas – Building a Cairn

| May 11, 2014

Welcome back to Day 2 of our Nature Play mini series – sharing nature play ideas from our recent holidays. Our first idea we shared was all about counting & sorting things. Today, we are stacking and construction! My kids LOVE being outdoors, which is wonderful, as it is what childhood should all be about. […]

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Vintage Bunting – Upcycling old Maps

Vintage Bunting – Upcycling old Maps

| May 10, 2014

Welcoming my next Guest Post, as our celebrating the  UK Blogging Awards the  “BiBs”  continues, I am taking the opportunity to show case some of my fellow nominees! As it is now time to vote for your favourite crafty (Brit) blog…  This year, I am in crafts and outstanding categories (thank you for those of you who […]

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Nature Play Ideas – Counting & Sorting

Nature Play Ideas – Counting & Sorting

| May 10, 2014

Recently, we went on holiday! Yay to holidays. We have a tendency for stay-cations or “just” visiting family. On this holiday, we went to Cyprus – we have never been there before and it was nice to go somewhere different. Whilst out there we went to the beach and for lovely rocky-rugget terrain walks. We […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Jar Lid Picture Frames

Gifts Kids Can Make: Jar Lid Picture Frames

| May 9, 2014

Our mini Guest Post series continues…. celebrating the  UK Blogging Awards time –  “BiBs” , I am taking the opportunity to show case some of my fellow nominees! As it is now time to vote for your favourite crafty (Brit) blog…  This year, I am in crafts and outstanding categories (thank you for those of you who […]

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Sea Glass Crafts

Sea Glass Crafts

| May 8, 2014

I was actually busy doing something else, when I stumbled across some sea glass photos and sea glass CRAFTS on Pinterest. Before I knew it, I was browsing away, looking at this oh so pretty beach side find. Oh how I love SEA GLASS!! So beautiful. Such a fab find. Needless to say, it isn’t […]

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Seaside Picture for Toddlers

Seaside Picture for Toddlers

| May 8, 2014

It is UK Blogging Awards time, as the “BiBs” nominations are out! Time to vote for your favourite crafty (Brit) blog…  This year, I am in crafts and outstanding categories (thank you for those of you who nominated me)… but I wanted to spend a little time introducing my fellow Craft Nominees… for me, events like the BiBs, […]

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Tiger Craft: The Tiger Who Came To Tea

Tiger Craft: The Tiger Who Came To Tea

| May 8, 2014

Our UK Blogging Awards “BiBs” “mini series” continues! The “BiBs”  is a UK award ceremony in which I have been nominated for Crats and Outstanding (ahem, please do vote for me if you wish…). I thought it would be nice to highlight some of my lovely peer group with guest posts from fellow nominees in the Craft […]

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