Let’s go Fly a Kite – on the Beach

 I’m thinking about money saving and environmentally friendly things for families. Such as days out at little financial cost. One of these ways is to harness what nature has provided – such as last week’s Bug Hunt. This week we took to the beach There’s nothing like a bit of sand castle building. You may … Read more

A Bug Hunt

 I’m thinking about money saving and environmentally friendly things for families. This week I will share with you our “Bug Hunt,” a great way to get the kids outdoors and helping the kids to consider the environment they live in, and who (or what) they share it with. My very organised friend Kate printed off … Read more

Composting

Why Compost? Saves waste going to landfill. Saves money on bin bags – and makes more room in the food waste bin. Less trips taking the bin out. Attracts & feeds lots of lovely life which my children can then see. Less room taken up in my bins. Completely destroys any data on paper – … Read more

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The Sad Giraffe

We have been trying to teach our youngest about emotions. Starting with the basics of happy and sad. Our butterfly craft we made as happy and so we made a sad giraffe. He also has limited attention and can be difficult to engage. As he likes routine, I have been concentrating on Toilet Roll Holder Crafts, … Read more

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Christmas with the Children

My children have been off school because 2 of them were sick and there is a 48 hour rule to prevent them spreading it around. Obviously this meant that they were bouncing off the walls and doing my swede in needing a bit of educational stimulation. You may have noticed that we looked at the Nativity … Read more

Create your own Halloween T-shirt

Make your own Halloween T-shirt @pinkoddy

Halloween can be such a fun time of year with dressing up. But sometimes you go into the shops and it’s all the same. If you fancied something different, or are on a budget why not make your own HALLOWEEN T-SHIRT As previously mentioned I have been doing Adult Education Classes in  Halloween Craft one … Read more