Oh gawd! Halloween is looming, kids pestering for fabulous costumes, trick or treating, and lots of excitement. It wasn’t like this when I was little – I got dressed in a bin bag, a cardboard hat plonked on my head, and I was lucky if any kids came to the house to get treats. This… Read More The worn out parents guide to Halloween
This is such a simple idea, but one which had the kids really really excited (especially the 3 year old). The concept is really pretty simple. Choose a load of toys that you don’t mind getting wet, and possibly damaged (old McDonalds toys etc are good for this). Put them in a Tupperware box, or… Read More A smashing time!
I wasn’t feeling 100% today, so went back up for a little nap while Ed took on the requests for cake making full on and with whispers of “lets hope we all make it out alive” as I make my way up the stairs. Now, there is a disclaimer to this activity… we own a cake… Read More “Lets make pop cakes!”
“I want to be a fashion designer!” my 5 year old stated. Her latest choice of career. It changes frequently, I can’t keep up. Her little expectant face seemed to want me to make this happen immediately, like I could upload some kind of matrix style skill set to her tiny little mind. Now, we… Read More Easy peasy no-sew doll dress
Time to make: 20 minutes & drying time Kid Enjoyment score: 8/10 (5 year old) 6/10 (3 year old) End result: 4/10 – it hasn’t been played with, and I’ve seen better fairy houses “LET’S MAKE A FAIRY VILLAGE!!!” A whaaaat?! With what?! “I’ve found this loo roll and some string” Oh yay! Anyway –… Read More “Let’s make a fairy village”