Author Archives: What to do with the children

Look out for the little things

As a mum of 4 children I’m not allowed to have off, hormonal days. But like everybody else I get them every now and again. Today I feel like crying, hiding in my bed and not moving. I have left … Continue reading

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Hot cross bun recipe

With Easter coming up why not get in the kitchen and bake some hot cross buns. With this recipe you don’t have to rub in the butter or knead in the dried fruit. You can find the recipe at the … Continue reading

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Easter egg pre handwriting practice.

After last night I wanted a quiet day today as we are all tired, thanks to Jakey. He is teething so is not happy at nights and likes to let me know about it!!! So for the first time I … Continue reading

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Gruffalo face mask

Today for world book week I’m joining in on my very first blog hop with 2 other fantastic bloggers. Why not visit them for more world book day fun. They are Here come the girls and Making boys men. So … Continue reading

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Letter stamping

While I was sorting out my craft things yesterday I found a lot of things I was hoarding but never using so I decided to give them to the children. Within my craft items I found stamps and ink pads … Continue reading

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Gruffalo activities for world book day

Posy and Puppy absolutely adore the Gruffalo so when Posy found out her class was doing the Gruffalo for world book day she was ecstatic. To make the most out this excitement I quickly found some printable’s to keep my … Continue reading

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Easter Egg, Easter Cards

With Easter coming up we have already started to make our cards. What you need •A4 card •wool •coloured paper, crepe or tissue paper can also be used. • scissors, sellotape, glue and pens. To make the card I helped … Continue reading

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Pipe cleaner bird feeder.

As its still cold here today we decided we would make a bird feeder out of these items. This is another super simple activity which my children loved. What you need •pipe cleaners •cereal liked Cheerios All you need to … Continue reading

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Learning to tell the time

My son has recently been learning to tell the time. He has been fine on the whole, quarter and half hour but that’s it. To help Izlles with this we made him a clock. What you will need is •2 … Continue reading

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Scrap jigsaws

I don’t know about you but my daughters love jigsaws but Puppy is not very good at doing them and gets frustrated when the pieces don’t fit together. To help solve this problem I did the following activity. For this … Continue reading

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