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 [...]

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 [...]

5 Sunny Day Garden Activities for Kids!

5 Sunny Day Garden Activities for Kids!

The weather here in England is finally starting to heat up and be a little drier! Here are some fun, cheap and easy ideas for garden activities for kids. Water Painting This is a great activity for all ages! All you need is a pot of water, a paintbrush and an area to paint on! [...]

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 [...]

3 Valentine’s crafts for kids

3 Valentine’s crafts for kids

We have been doing lots of valentines day crafts and activities lately. We made cards by using pink and red hearts cut out of paper, green paper for the stems and card, glue and pens. You can write whatever message you want to. This was Freckled Face number 4's card to Daddy! The kids thought [...]

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) [...]