This ones for the Kids

There are so many wonderful letter K words I could do this letter for forever. So this K is for Kids because I think they’ve had so much fun with it. My youngest just LOVES painting – so any excuse. I wanted to show him how the paint didn’t stay on the crayon – but … Read more

A is the Start

If you followed our letter learning journey, you will know that I skipped A because our son already knew that letter as it’s the first letter of his name. Well we are about to undergo a new start by buying our first home so what better time to learn about the start of the alphabet … Read more

Jolly J

This week when I told my son we were on the letter J he told me that it was for Joe his best friend. First I started with my youngest child and we did jumping then we played with the Jungle animals and we had jelly and played with the jewellery We made a Union … Read more

Letter Learning H

H comes at a good time as we are buying a HOUSE and had a Happy Birthday party!! If F was for Fun then H is definitely for HAPPY (and house and heart) So we made Happy hs – with hearts (as a smile) And of course h is for hugs And hand and hello … Read more

Fun with F

I have been teaching my 4 year old the alphabet before he starts school in September (we find out which school he’s been allocated tomorrow!!!) F was definitely for FUN, and we certainly had fun whilst discovering about it! I started with my youngest simply glueing some flower shapes to a piece of paper. I … Read more

Toilet Roll Holders Sheep/lambs

It is such simple activities with children that can be so beneficial to them. In this activity not only were fine motor skills used but we talked too. Apart from the obvious listening & following instruction, we talked about Spring – how adults are called sheep and babies are lambs. We talked about how they … Read more

B for Bee

B is for Bees First we started with the old toilet roll from an idea here Whilst we had the paints out I thought why not have a “bee” picture – by painting yellow and black. My son then thought why not paint himself as a Bee!!! He had great fun and it easily came … Read more

Be a Pirate Arrrr

My two youngest boys were invited to a Pirate & Princess Party. Now it may have been easier to stick them in dresses but we had a lot of fun turning them into Pirates. Just thread some black – string, wool, boot lace – anything that can go round the head and be tied – … Read more