Category Archives: Creative days

50 Summer Activities for Older Children Part 4

Today sees the final post of my Summer Series- 50 Activities for older children. I have been working through the list alphabetically and have come to the final three sections. Outdoors Go Geocaching I love this activity as it can … Continue reading

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50 Summer Activities for Older Children Part 3

We are halfway through the  series and a third of the way through our summer holidays. I hope you’re finding this series useful, and have found activities to do with your brood. We’ve headed out on a few adventures- some … Continue reading

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50 Summer Activities for Older Children

The summer holidays, I’m excited and anxious. This year our children broke up on the 30th June, going back on the 4th September. It’s great, but we are spending July in Tokyo and in the summer, Tokyo isn’t pleasant. (30+ … Continue reading

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Paper plate crafts- Elephant

My children (read J) are enjoying making various animals out of paper plates. We have made various so far and these posts are a basic ‘How To’. Materials: 2 Paper plates. Paint Glue Scissors Stapler Marker pen Instructions: Cut the … Continue reading

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My 2015 Goals Resource List

When I was devising my goals for 2015, I drew up a list of books and courses that I wanted to read/ do to assist me in growing. Based on my reading history, I’m loathed to call it my definitive … Continue reading

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Paper plate crafts- Whale Shark

My children (read J) are enjoying making various animals out of paper plates. We have made various so far and these posts are a basic ‘How To’.   Materials: 3 Paper plates Paint Glue Scissors Stapler Cotton bud or small … Continue reading

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Paper plate crafts- Elephant

My children (read J) are enjoying making various animals out of paper plates. We have made various so far and these posts are a basic ‘How To’. Materials: 2 Paper plates +1/2 if you wish to make it into a … Continue reading

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Holiday Journals: A series on reading part five.

K is sitting down on the sofa and reading. No big deal there you might say, but she is reading her own creations. Not a creation made on those lovely websites at the moment where one can create their own … Continue reading

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Snowflakes

There is something magical about the winter months that just want me to stay indoors and get crafty with or without my children. Doing the activities for advent iss a wonderful excuse (as if I needed one) for getting crafty … Continue reading

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Activities for Advent

Over the last few years, Leigh Ann from Intentional by Grace posted what she plans to do during the advent period with her family. My initial thought, when I read it last year, was “Nice idea, but I don’t have … Continue reading

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