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 [...]

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 [...]

Catalyst Science and Discovery Centre

Catalyst Science and Discovery Centre

We had a great day out at the Catalyst Discovery Centre in Widnes. We had a nightmare time getting there .... and getting back home was far from smooth sailing too! Journeys aside though - we enjoyed our time there. There are lots of interactive scientific areas for all ages. The ground floor was our [...]

Three Discovery Centre

Three Discovery Centre

Did you know that Three offer free learning courses?? I didn't until a few weeks ago! Last Friday Freckled Faces numbers 1 and 2 were invited to take part in a vlogging class with Three Discovery.  This course was aimed at 7-12yr olds. They were keen on learning more and it will hopefully help them [...]

Easter Crafts – Mrs Mactivity

Easter Crafts – Mrs Mactivity

Easter is coming up and as we love doing arts and crafts I am always on the look out for ideas. Mrs Mactivity very kindly gifted us a year subscription to their website. I am so grateful for this! I love doing activities and arts and crafts with the kids, but life can get really [...]

Easy Solar System Craft!

Easy Solar System Craft!

Freckled Face number 3 is learning about Space at school at the moment. She wanted to make something at home to take in to school. So we decided to do something to do with the solar system. Here's what we came up with.... WHAT WE USED 2 sheets of black A4 card Glue Glitter (silver) [...]