7 Benefits of Baking – for Kids

7 Benefits of Baking – for Kids

Baking with kids is a bit like marmite  - you either love it or hate it! We love baking! ....maybe a bit too much.....that would explain my huge weight gain! All 4 Freckled Faces have always liked being in the kitchen with me - asking question, helping, offloading all their thoughts, etc. Don't get me [...]

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Math Trees – FREE Printable!

Math Trees – FREE Printable!

When I make activities up for the kids, I try to do the same activity but vary the difficulty for the different abilities.  I don't want to make extra work for myself....but at the same time I don't want to give my kids an easy life - after all, they don't give me one! I [...]

How to Make an Easy Autumn Wreath

How to Make an Easy Autumn Wreath

I LOVE Autumn, but I was never really a 'wreath' on the front door type person. Until now! I don't know what changed, but I now think a wreath on the door looks fab and needs to be done. Yes - NEEDS to be done! Being a tight (with money - I don't like spending [...]

Canoeing With Kids – at Tittesworth Watersports and Activity Centre

Canoeing With Kids – at Tittesworth Watersports and Activity Centre

We've been wanting to get out on the water with the kids for a while. We've taken them on boats, but Freckled Face number 1 has been wanting to go kayaking or canoeing for a couple of years. Life just gets busy and it was not high on our priority list - but this summer [...]

Free Printable Bookmarks for Teachers Gifts

Free Printable Bookmarks for Teachers Gifts

The end of school is nigh! Well, just for the summer. Have you got teachers gifts sorted yet? We wanted to do something a bit different. We thought we would share with you one of the things we're giving to our teachers. The kids made these Bookmarks for their teachers. We made the outline on [...]

Cameron Frank Products – Dauber Dawgs Review

Cameron Frank Products – Dauber Dawgs Review

Recently we were very kindly gifted a pack of 'Dauber Dawgs' by Cameron Frank Products. We thought we would put them to the test for all ages (well - within our family anyway!) from 3yrs - 35! They were enjoyed by all! Packing The packing was clean, bold, fun and easy to read. There wasn't any [...]

35 Summer Bucket List Ideas for Kids

35 Summer Bucket List Ideas for Kids

We LOVE summer....but it does call for more entertainment needed, as the kids aren't in school. These are a list of ideas of activities that we enjoy doing in the Summer - in no particular order! 1. Visit a Park 2. Visit a Beach 3. Splash in a Stream 4. Leaf Rubbings 5. Water Flight [...]