Christmas Wishlist Craft

christmas wishlist craft

Now that Halloween is out of the way, dare I say it is time to think about Christmas! What better way to get children even more excited (like they need encouragement) than by getting some Christmas Craft on. These do not have to be long and complicated – but something simple that they can do … Read more

Christmas Around the World

When my youngest two boys broke up from school they came home with homework to do over the holidays! Before we start to think about how mean that is it was actually a lot of fun Christmas stuff we would already be getting up to (well apart from the handwriting practice as the cards were … Read more

Christmas Ornaments RedTedArt

Christmas Ornaments RedTedArt

I am so excited to be guest posting from Red Ted Art for you today. At Red Ted Art, we ADORE all things crafty and spreading the love and enthusiasm for crafts – especially when they are fun, easy and thrifty too! We particularly adore DIY Christmas Ornaments. They make fabulous little gifts at this … Read more

Twycross Zoo for Christmas

Elephant drinking water

Twycross Zoo is a registered charity in the East Midlands with over 500 animals and 150 species who are working for endangered species survival by contributing to breeding programmes. We used our last Stay, Play, Explore voucher to visit Twycross Zoo for Christmas. About Twycross Zoo Twycross Zoo is split into different sections, clearly labelled … Read more

Making Christmas Easier

Making Christmas Easier

There is no denying it that Christmas can be a terribly stressful time of year. The pressure seems to start earlier and earlier these days and there just seems to be a lot of demands. I thought I would share with you some of the ways I make Christmas easier and I also asked some … Read more

Christmas Biscuits

Christmas Biscuits

Christmas is such a wonderful magical time of year and I really love to embrace it. But it can also be really full on and busy, so sometimes I like to find my boys something to do that occupies their time in a Christmassy fashion that requires no supervision. I had seen an image on … Read more

Christmas Tree Decorations

Christmas Tree DecorationsChristmas Tree Decorations

I made these Christmas Tree Decorations with my two youngest children and I would say that they are almost mess free, suitable for toddlers and really allow the imagination to be utilised. Materials needed for a Christmas Tree Decoration Screwball ice-cream containers (empty and washed – what an excuse to eat ice-cream!) Crete paper – … Read more