Why pretend play is important to your kids right now….

Why pretend play is important to your kids right now….

As a kid one of my favourite TV programmes was ‘Let’s Pretend’. Each week the presenters would find a number of ordinary household items and contrive to produce a short story featuring them all. It was so simple and yet so inspiring; especially now. Pretend play has always been important to child development; but never…

Space themed activities for kids at home

Space themed activities for kids at home

Do your kids love space?  Are they a budding Astronaut? Do you want to inspire your children about science, space and the universe? Here are some of our favourite Space themed activities, creative ideas and inspiration to help children with their space topic, learn about astronauts or just have some out of this world fun!!…

Creative ideas for homeschooling success and activities for kids at home
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Creative ideas for homeschooling success and activities for kids at home

Whether the kids are at home full time or part time at the moment, they are at home significantly more than we are used to as parents. We have less options for taking children out and about to stimulate, entertain and have leisure time together. And parents are being expected to be a bigger part…

13 fun and interesting facts for kids about Winnie the Pooh
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13 fun and interesting facts for kids about Winnie the Pooh

It’s Winnie the Pooh Day!! 18th January was the birthday os A.A Milne (born 1882) To celebrate the amazing bear of very little brain here are some fun and interesting facts you may not know for your kids….. 1. The real bear who inspired him, Winnie, was a Canadian female black bear. 2. Christopher, the…

Family Bucket List; 50 Fun activities & ideas to do with kids at home
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Family Bucket List; 50 Fun activities & ideas to do with kids at home

  Now is the time more than ever to make special family memories. It’s true that we can’t go on holidays, days out, see family and friends and have parties and events in the way we would like. But that is precisely the reason that we do need to make the most of our time…