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Snow Day Toddler Activities

{AD} Lots of children love to play in the snow, but playing out in the cold is only sustainable for a certain period of time when you’re small (or when you’re a grown up, in my case.) Not wanting to…
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Roald Dahl Day: The BFG Project

The BFG is our favourite Roald Dahl story, so for Roald Dahl Day this year we decided to do a few related activities to mark the occasion. We have read the book so we watched the film, and my thoughts…
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Under the Sea Stories: Book review

Under the Sea Stories by Stuart Lightman When we were little, our mum used to tell my sister and me made up stories at bedtime. I can’t actually remember what any of them were about but I remember that I…
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Review: Interplay Electric Dragster

Something different from all the Interplay products we’ve reviewed so far, the Make an Electric Dragster kit was a new challenge for us. Aimed at children aged eight and over, this was something I thought maybe Louis and his dad…
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The Autumn leaf situation

Rowan was off school one day before half term because he’s had a really chesty cough. Having seen him hospitalised with a similar complaint I wanted to keep him away from some of the other children who I knew were…
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Our Schleich Dinosaur Adventures

Kids Dinosaur Dig

The boys love doing something fun after school so one day last week I decided to set up a ‘Dinosaur Dig’ ready for when they got home. Incidentally – I thought this activity was about archaeology,┬ábecause we’re digging stuff up….
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Making Magnetic Slime

I was browsing Pinterest when I came across someone who had made magnetic slime. I thought the boys would love to make their own slime, so I clicked through to find out what I needed to buy. Unfortunately, the site…
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