How to Make Fabric Pumpkins

How to Make Fabric Pumpkins

How to make fabric pumpkins Recently I had a great morning learning how to make fabric pumpkins. My very talented friend agreed to write a post for me! So here it is! Materials needed Fabric – fat quarter or larger Felt for the stalk Die cut felt leaves (ours were from http://www.lilacsprig.etsy.com) Polyester Stuffing Quilting [...]

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Visit to Wheelock Hall Farm

Visit to Wheelock Hall Farm

With the older 3 Freckled Faces all being in full time education now, me and number 4 have more time during the day to play....work, I meant work....hard.... A few weeks ago we decided to ditch the housework and all our other responsibilities and have a play date with some friends at the farm! We [...]

Mental Health Day – Looking After your Mental Health

October 10th is Mental Health Day. Mental Health is something we all need to be aware of and work on. You may feel like you have not had any mental health illnesses or issues, but whether we have or not; we all need to look after our mental health, and help look after and encourage [...]

Fun Colour Sorting Activity for Young Kids

Fun Colour Sorting Activity for Young Kids

So Freckled Face number 4 is loving getting arty and crafty! This morning I really needed to clean the kitchen, so I set up a little activity for her, which she absolutely LOVED and cried when she had finished it! Haha I decided to write the colours on the paper because I wanted her to [...]

2 Easy Owl Crafts for kids

2 Easy Owl Crafts for kids

Freckled Face number 3 has been learning about owls at school recently, so this weekend we decided to make some owls and go over things we know about them. The kids want to share with you what they did, so here they are! Conker Owls This can get a little tricky for the younger children, [...]

Kidlo Learning Apps Review

A few months ago we were asked to trial and review 3 Kidlo Learning Apps; Kidlo Coding, Kidloland, Kindergarten Math. I was eager to see what they were like. I'm not a huge fan of the Freckled Faces having too much time on the tablet, but I'm not going to deny that them having a [...]

Play-Doh Snails

Play-Doh Snails

One of the fun things about Autumn is  all the conkers! Aside from the classic conker fights and nice autumn decor, we thought we'd try and find some different uses for them. Here's one idea we came up with.....Play-doh snails. We were watching the film 'Turbo' at the time! You will need Conkers Play-doh Glitter [...]