Car Boot Booty; A Crafty Collection

Well my car boot haul this week involved more comics! ( I need to leave my son at home) and a lovely assortment of crafty…

Infographic: Have your kids watched too much TV this summer?

I find this infographic from Galt Toys quite shocking. My kids certainly don’t watch that much TV!!! We have no more than 1 hour total…

Free things to do with your kids in London’s …

This area sounds so exciting…..! Loads to do for free. Why not make a trip down to Midtown, the areas of Bloomsbury, Holborn and St…

Review: Poppin Hoppies

Poppin Hoppies from University games launched this summer and we were lucky enough to receive one to review. It has those little thingies that you…

TEN RAINY DAY ACTIVITES TO ENTERTAIN THE WHOLE FAMILY

Summer is fab isn’t it? But then when it rains we can all feel a bit uninspired. Well Galt Toys have put together ten creative ideas…

Summer is a time of wealth

In summer we see such riches in the world around us. Golden sunshine, shiny yellow buttercups, glowing orange sunflowers and dazzling red poppies. We have…

Could you make up a game?

Could you make up a game GET ACTIVE AND INVENTIVE THIS SUMMER! Children invited to create a new active game to get the whole nation…

Five places to take the kids in Liverpool for under …

If you want to entertain the children in Liverpool, you’ll find there are lots of things on offer that cost little or no money and…

Review: What to do when you win the lottery

What to do when you win the lottery by Cathy Bussey is published by Golden Guides Press (March 2012) I thought this was rather an…

Have we forgotten how to be creative with our kids?

Research published by the University of Edinburgh suggests that children born in the Eighties are more creative than those of today –mainly because today’s kids…

What we did at half term (on a budget)

  Situation Money is tight, food is increasingly expensive and my son goes through his clothes and shoes so fast I can barely keep up. We…

How to put on your own panto and save £80

How to put on your own panto Christmas cross-dressing and a dancing horse signal the start of the uniquely British tradition of the Pantomime Season.…

Storytelling Smories

Smories is an innovative nwebsite for children where they can watch short films of new stories being narrated by other children. It provides endless free…

How to make a Scarecrow – a simple and easy tutorial

How to make a Scarecrow – I promise you this is averyeasy tutorial! Complex crafting is not for me Have you ever wondered how to…