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Chocolate Chip Scones

Our visit to Baddesley Clinton and the ymmy scone there, inspired me to make scones with Jack on Tuesday while we were waiting for the electrician to finish his work so we could go out. I found a lovely recipe on the bbcgoodfood website for Sugared Scones. We used this recipe and then added in […]

Make Your Own Pinboard

Here is a fab little craft – making your own customised pinboard.  I got this idea from a friend, who was making them herself in the hope of selling them for a bit of extra cash. This is a great activity and makes something that can be used afterwards for many purposes! It is an […]

Foam Squares Photo Frame

One of the lovely little packet craft activities I bought from Yellow Moon, was a “make your own photo frame”. We pulled the pack out one day after school, when the children were itching to do something. It was a really simple activity. The packet contains a rectangular foam frame with squares on it, 2 […]

Pirate fun and crafts

Amongst other things, Jack loves pirates. He can often be heard declaring “Ahaaa me parties” – yes he hasn’t quite grasped pirate speak! Some of his favourite books are about pirates – like the Skullabones books. He has a pirate ship bed, and I lovingly painted him a pirate treasure map onto his bedroom wall […]

Picnic at West Wittering Beach

The weather forecast for our week in Selsey was not looking too brilliant. So when we had a nice day, I jumped at the chance to drag everyone over to the BlueFlag beach at West Wittering. I had read great things about this beach and had also seen that a part of it, called East […]

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