Category Archives: Primary School Children (5-10)

Camping with children – Why?

If you’ve only ever been camping at a music festival or as a girl guide/scout you might be thinking of camping as some kind of purgatory. This post is for you! Why camp with children?   You get to be … Continue reading

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Spring Round Up – 9 easy activities for kids

In so many ways I’m not suited to being a stay at home parent! I’m terrible at cleaning, I have a tendency to be antisocial and I thrive on deadlines! I’m a master procrastinator. The longer I leave things the … Continue reading

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Spring – Nature activities in the woods

Little Miss and I were really lucky to attend 8 weeks of “Wellies in the Woods” run by our local Children’s Centre. Each week we went to the local woods for two hours and I attempted to get Little Miss … Continue reading

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Play Dough Construction Kit

For February’s play dough set I wanted to use the stones that Little Miss liked so much in the Arctic Animal box. I found this idea and decided to make a whole  play dough construction kit. Contents Play dough – … Continue reading

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Setting New Year’s Resolutions with Children

To be honest I don’t usually make new year’s resolutions in January. Probably because I went straight from being in education to educating others,  I’ve always found that the beginning of a new school year is a good time to … Continue reading

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