There a few ways to make a volcano. All are fun, but this is super EASY! This was not a planned activity at all, it was a very last minute idea (which is why it doesn't look particularly great!), but it worked well and entertained the kids for a while! You will need A2 Paper [...]
Celebrating VE Day – A Kid’s View
15 Challenges To Set Your Children To Help Them Fight Bordem And Grow In Confidence
Our 4 Freckled Faces are all at different ages and abilities, which is making 'Crisis Schooling' a little tricky in these COVID19 Lockdown times. I'm sure this is the case for lots of you too, right? I have been setting them challenges that they can all do to the best of their own abilities, but [...]
Teaching Our Children To Be Thoughtful In A Time Of Crisis
I'm sure there are a lot of parents who are trying to figure out how they are going to home school their children and trying their best to prepare. I thought I would share something that I am going to be including in our home schooling over the next.....however long!? There is so much craziness [...]
Valentines Day Bingo!
Whilst browsing through blogs that I follow the other day, I found this fab Valentines Bingo Game over on Confessions of Parenting. We had lots of fun playing it! We used Love Heart Sweets as the counters, but you can use anything. If you do use edible counters (and if your kids are anything like [...]
CONKERS – A Fun Family Day Out!
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!
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 [...]
What we have learnt in our First year of blogging!
We have had our blog for a whole year now!! It's gone by so quickly! We haven't written as many blog posts as we wanted to, but we're doing the best we can. We started this blog as a bit of fun and went into it not really knowing an awful lot about it all. [...]