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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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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 week that was: 17th – 23rd August

It’s been a fairly busy summer for us this year. Now the boys are both in school we’ve tried to pack as much as possible into the six weeks we get to spend together over the summer months. I should…
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The Penguin Lapbook Project

Rowan has been showing a keen interest in penguins lately so I thought something penguin-related at home would be fun for us to do together. My first port of call is always the Twinkl website because I know that if…
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How to make rock bugs

Last week I took the boys down to a nearby country park after school. Due to the fact that I’m not at all organised they ended up getting muddy in their school uniforms but I’m pretty sure the recklessness of…
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Project 365: Week 7

I’m late to the Project 365 party again and haven’t linked up to The Boy and Me’s blog, but I’m determined to keep plodding on with this project anyway. Here are days 39 to 45 of 2015.   Day Thirty…
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Beados Design Station Review

Recently we were asked if we’d like to review the Beados Quick Dry Design Station. In the past Louis and I have┬áhad a lot of fun with Hama Beads but Rowan found them to be a bit fiddly, so I…
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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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Our princess-free Frozen night

Rowan really loves Disney’s Frozen, but I find that much of the merchandise on sale is princess-based. While we’ve no aversion to Anna and Elsa, when I googled ‘Frozen parties’ I found a lot of photos of little girls in…
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