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The dangers of Giant Hogweed

There have been some incidents in our local area recently where children have come into contact with Giant Hogweed. Some have suffered burns as a result. A park nearby has Giant Hogweed growing along the riverbank, so people who aren’t…
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A visit to Stonehenge

On our recent backpacking trip my husband was keen to incorporate a trip to Stonehenge near Salisbury. The trip turned out to be pretty hard going and to be honest I would’ve preferred to stay an extra night at our…
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What to do at Forest Holidays, Strathyre

I wrote recently about the beautiful cabin we stayed in during our break in the Trossachs of Scotland. Though the accommodation was luxurious, it wasn’t the only highlight of our holiday. We love being outdoors as a family and theĀ locationĀ in…
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Interplay My Living World: Butterfly World

I’ve always found the life cycle of the butterfly to be amazing. When Interplay asked if we’d like to try out their Butterfly World nature study kit I asked my youngest son Rowan if he’d like to take the kit…
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Bug Safari by Interplay

We’re on our second instalment of our Interplay adventure this month as we review their ‘Bug Safari’ kit. Endorsed by Nick Baker, the kit is part of their My Living World range. When this box arrived in the post I…
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The Tin Can Word Game

Rowan is one of the youngest children in his class, and when he started school aged just four years and three weeks I was worried. He’s a bright kid, but his brother was almost five when he started school so…
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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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Review: Worm World by Interplay

The boys were really excited to receive Interplay’s Worm World to review last week. We received the kit first, and had to order and wait for the actual worms so it’s been a long few days for them. Every day…
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