Last year was the first year we did Elf on the Shelf. If I’m honest me and the Mr had a lot of fun doing it! Almost as much as the kids enjoyed finding their elf ‘Buddy’ each morning to see what he had been up to. With the start of Advent this weekend I have been looking at Buddy’s sheenagins last year, and thought I would share them with you. Hopefully it will give you some Elf on the Shelf ideas and inspiration and a litle chuckle too.
For some people, Christmas is all about being at home with the family, doing all the traditional things like a big turkey dinner, the Queen’s speech and too many Roses chocolates. But for some, the thoughts of a cold, dreary, wet Christmas do not appeal. Some families dream of getting away for the festive period so in this post you’ll discover five awesome Christmas Getaway Destinations with Kids. One we’re doing this year, one we’ve done before, and the others are all destinations I’d love to spend Christmas at with my family in the future.
Welcome back to the Kids and Kreativity linky party! This is a linky for all your blog posts that encourage creativity or inspire imagination in children. They can be about anything from baking with kids, messy play ideas, childrens’ crafts, book reviews, days out, travel…. you name it! Anything that gets the creative juices flowing, or sparks kids’ wonderful imaginations can be linked up.
If you are looking for a Christmas activity that you can do with the kids, then these sparkly twinkly stars are a really Easy Christmas Ornaments for kids to make.
Christmas is coming and it is one of my favourite times of the year. This year, me and the kids are making lots of Christmas decorations for our tree, the first of which are these super Simple Santa Baubles.
Even though here in the UK we don’t celebrate Thanksgiving, I thought it was a good time to teach my children about the holiday that’s celebrated over the pond, and it’s obviously a great excuse to get crafting again! So we made this really simple Thanksgiving turkey craft, suitable for children of all ages.
Children’s bedrooms are not just somewhere for them to lay their head at night. It’s important when designing a kid’s bedroom that you are creating a space not only for sleep, but somewhere where they can feel safe, take time out, learn, be creative, read and most important of all be somewhere that inspires them. So here are my top tips for designing a kid’s bedroom that inspires their imagination.