This is a really lovely simple kids craft to make a paper plate Bumble Bee. It is equally suited to both pre-school children and primary school age children. You would just need more parental involvement with the younger kids. Perfect for rainy days in the holidays.
Now it’s the holidays there is no excuse not to get outside and enjoy your garden (well apart from the weather that is!). If you want some ideas of activities that you can do outside with the kids, then this post is for you.
The last few weeks have seen a lot of first and lasts for my children. Culminating in Oliver leaving Pre-school and Isla finishing her first year at Primary school on Friday. Everything is happening so fast, and emotionally I am struggling to keep up.
Festival season is truly upon us. I have been to a few festivals in the past pre-children, but have yet to brave them with the kids. It maybe something we look at when the kids are older. If you like me love the festival vibe, but going with the children isn’t an option, why not create a mini festival in your own back garden? This weeks guest post is all about hosting your own mini festival.
Ten things that make me happy? Hmmm, there lots of things that make me happy, can I narrow it down to just ten? I loved writing this post! I think we all get dragged down by the mundane parts of day to day life, and thinking about what makes us happy is good for the soul. It makes you evaluate your life, and made me realise that I have so much to be happy and grateful for!
When the sun is shining it’s so lovely to sit outside in the garden. We are having our patio done this year, and I can’t wait to get some garden furniture so we can sit outside and enjoy the summer evenings on the patio. However garden furniture tends to get a little neglected, doesn’t it? Well if you want to make your patio furniture last then take a look at this week’s Get in Your Garden! guest post which is all about protecting your outdoor furniture.
Do your kids love bugs and creepy crawlies? My little girl is not a fan, but Oliver on the other hand loves them. Whenever we go out for walks or out in the garden he insists on taking his bug hunter back pack, armed with magnifying glass and a pair of binoculars! If your kids love bugs, then why not make your own bug trap? It’s really simple and lets the kids see the bugs up close and personal.
There are loads of ways that you can encourage your children to enjoy the garden more, no matter how young they are. This weeks guest blog post is about ways toddlers can enjoy the garden this summer.