Winter Slime Recipe and How to Host a Slime Station!

Winter Slime Recipe and How to Host a Slime Station!

Slime has never been so popular, and when I was given the task to host a Slime Station at our school’s fair, I set about finding the perfect Winter Slime Recipe for the job.

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Kids and Kreativity – 4th January 2019

Kids and Kreativity – 4th January 2019

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.

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Family Activities to do in January

Family Activities to do in January

After the excitement of Christmas and New Year’s Eve, January can sometimes be a bit of a “meh” month. But it needn’t be. There’s lots of things you can do as a family inside and out to get your creative juices flowing and inspire those budding imaginations. Here are some suggestions and inspiration for Family Activities to do in January.

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How to Make a Christmas Eve Box

How to Make a Christmas Eve Box

The Christmas Eve Box is a relatively new Christmas tradition, but one we have adopted since the kids were babies. In previous years we’ve just used a wrapped cardboard box for the kids to open. Last year our Elf on the shelf ‘Buddy’ delivered our box, but alas it was still just a cardboard one. I thought that this year it was about time I made one that we could use again and again as this tradition looks like one that is going to stay.

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This is a colloborative post with Hobbycraft, and the materials were kindly gifted to us in return for this blog post.

Lollipop Stick Christmas Decorations

Lollipop Stick Christmas Decorations

Me and the kids have made lots of Christmas decorations this year for our tree, and these Lollipop Stick Christmas Decorations may be the last ones (unless we can squeeze in another craft!) we do before the big day arrives.

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Jack and the Beanstalk- A Review

Jack and the Beanstalk- A Review

Who doesn’t love a panto? The great British tradition of attending a pantomime during the Christmas season is now one of our family’s festive must-dos.  We were lucky enough to be invited to the Mercury theatre in the historic town of Colchester, Essex last week to watch their production of Jack and the Beanstalk, and it was fantastic!

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Reindeer Gingerbread Men Cookies

Reindeer Gingerbread Men Cookies

Gingerbread cookies are such a lovely seasonal treat, and these Reindeer Gingerbread Men Cookies are a great festive take on the classic.  Using a traditional gingerbread recipe and gingerbread man biscuit cutter, that most well versed bakers have to hand this season, these Reindeer Gingerbread Men Cookies are such fun to make and (almost) too cute to eat.

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