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 […]

banana and choc chip muffins

Banana and Choc Chip Muffins

We had a bit of spare time before school one morning as I had been ultra organised at getting up and also didn’t have to make packed lunches for once (free trial of school dinners!), so I decided we should bake some muffins. And as we had a number of slowly over-ripening bananas, and having […]

Homemade Playdough

So as promised in my earlier post, here is a great, simple recipe for making your own play dough. It only needs a few ingredients – which you will likely have in your pantry cupboards anyway and is a cheap alternative to the bought stuff. It is a bit stickier than the real Playdoh, and it […]

Gingerbread men- well teddies!

  The best thing about baking is that your kids and hopefully you too get to eat their products once they are finished! Today we made gingerbread biscuits. I happened to have at some time or other acquired a numerous cookie cutters which proved very useful!     This is the recipe we used. INGREDIENTS 350g […]

Learning colours and having fun

Jack is just learning to recognise all the colours of the rainbow, so we decided to do some colour-based activities. Colour match game I made 8 small flashcards, coloured in different colours, with the colour written on them. First I asked them to name 4 colours each and gave them the card with the corresponding […]

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