Snow Inspired Crafts for Young Children

I love Christmas Activities – it’s something that brings my family together with their varying ages. You can’t go wrong with sweets either! Sweet Snowmen You will need: icing sugar marshmallows curlywurly pieces dolly mixtures strawberry laces or anything else sweet you fancy First take a marshmallow and cover it in icing. Then place another … Read more

What not to buy this Christmas

Are you still desperately trying to find that perfect present for Christmas? Maybe you still haven’t even started Christmas shopping. Or maybe there’s just the odd one or two people to buy for. Well I thought I’d help you out by saying what NOT to buy this Christmas. Think about who you are buying for … Read more

Christmas Hats

A simple activity to keep the children entertained this Christmas and a lot of fun is to make Christmas hats. They can be as simple or as complicated as you like and then can be worn for the Christmas dinner. Simply get a strip of coloured paper or card and pull it around the head … Read more

Christmas Decorations Children can Make

The build up to Christmas is such an exciting time. I like to build this further with Seasonal Crafts. Here are some simple ideas. Snowmen Simply get some cotton wool, coloured paper for hats and scarves, find a free-printable snowman face and then just glue them on to an old toilet roll holder. If you … Read more

Strawberry Star Cakes

We decided to experiment with colour and flavour to the basic fairy cake recipe by mixing in the Christmas colour red, and then decorating with Christmas stars 🙂 Mix together 5 medium eggs 6 oz butter 6 oz self raising flour 3 oz castor sugar A splash of strawberry flavouring A dash of red food … Read more

Which is your favourite season?

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As we are just switching Seasons I thought what better time to reflect on the different ones and their qualities. To consider which ones we like the most and see what time of year is the most popular with a poll. I do like Autumn/Fall with the leaves falling off the trees, wrapping up and getting … Read more