How To Make A Bird Kite

How To Make A Bird Kite

Earlier this week one of the teachers from the kids school set a challenge to make a Paper Bird Kite. The kids LOVED making and playing with these! Here is how we did it. What you will need A4 Paper - 1 sheet for the body and different colour(s) for the beak and feather tails [...]

Accomplishments Through Lockdown

We are 5 weeks into lockdown (I think?? The days and weeks are rolling into one and I'm not really sure!?) and at least 1 more to go! We are doing ok. Doing our best to get work done, keep the housework going, baking, crafts, garden makeover, etc. We've also taken this time to work [...]

10 Fun Activities To Do Around A Fire Pit

10 Fun Activities To Do Around A Fire Pit

We LOVE a Fire Pit! It's one of our favourite things to do. There is something about sitting outdoors, around a fire in the evening and spending time together......it kinda helps me to reset. The only bad thing about is coming in and smelling of smoke! I will put up with it though, as the [...]

Exploring Greenway Bank Country Park

Exploring Greenway Bank Country Park

Since moving house (and towns) last summer, we have been trying to explore different areas close by. One of our new favourite places is Greenway Bank Country Park in Stoke-on-Trent. It is so peaceful and picturesque. Well....as peaceful as it can be when you're visiting with 4 lively kids! It has 2 entrances and car [...]

Manchester Giants Slam Dunk Birthday Parties

Manchester Giants Slam Dunk Birthday Parties

We love basketball, so we were VERY excited when Manchester Giants offered us an opportunity to go and try out their birthday party package!! Unfortunately for Freckled Faces 3 and 4 the parties are aimed at children between 7 - 10 years. Freckled Faces 1 and 2 got to go and join in the fun [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Freckled Face Friday- Lakemore Farm Park

Freckled Face Friday- Lakemore Farm Park

Hi, its Freckled Face number 2! We had a great day at Lakemore farm park. First we had a look at the shetland pony. I loved it! It was so soft and black. Then we had a look at the goats. There was one that was little goat and he was cheeky  and he got [...]

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! [...]

Things To Expect When Expecting Your Kids To Get Ready For School In The Morning!

After the older 3 Freckled Faces being off school for 2 weeks, we are now getting back in to the School Run and a few things have stood out to me about our mornings. I thought I would share them in the hope it might make other mums feel a bit better and maybe even [...]