Games to play indoors and outdoors

water beads

Water beads – dinosaur food

One morning before the school summer holidays, when it was just Jack and I, and I was ridiculously tired from work the night before, I decided we should do a quick and easy activity to keep him entertained, without too much work from me. We had bought some water beads, having seen other people using […]

messy with gloop

Getting messy with gloop!

The idea of the children getting messy or making a mess practically gives me heart palpitations and those who know me well, know that I am not particularly houseproud! I can just about cope with the messiness of painting, but recently, I have seen so many of my blogger friends enjoying messy play with their […]

Homemade Teepee

A couple of days ago, we were at a  bit of a loose end – in between the chaos of painting the house and running around in every direction -so, I decided we should have a peaceful day at home and take  the opportunity to play outside. As it was so hot I decided to get Rachel’s […]

Bubble fun in the sun

Bubbles are popular with kids (and grown-ups!) of all ages! They love to blow them, chase them, catch them, watch them and so on. They are one of those addictive things – along with watching waves at the beach or sunsets! Yesterday we finally got around to testing out one of the bubble recipes from […]

Rainy Day Activities Jar

So today, the first real day of the school summer holidays for us and it is, as predicted rainy and miserable. As it happens, during this week I had decided to put together a jar full of rainy day ideas as well as another jar full of outdoor activities, and today was definitely the day […]

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