Both of my children have been members of Cubs and really enjoyed it. As someone who had no experience of Scouting, I really wasn’t sure what to expect when they were first joining Cubs. Now that they’ve been having fun in with Scouting for a few years, and I myself have become a scouts volunteer, […]
Fun with Older Children - Activities, Toys and Days Out
I have to admit, I find my children much more fun now that they are older. The places we can take them are more fun and they finally enjoy a board game!
In this section you’ll find posts about toys, activities and a few reviews of places we’ve visited.
Before lockdown, we were expecting to spend part of the Easter holidays in a caravan by the sea. The kids were pretty disappointed to be missing their holiday so we decided to recreate the fun of a holiday at home by putting the tent up in our back garden. Here’s how we got on when […]
While days out are great, they are expensive a d there are only so many times you can go to the park. If you’re looking for some ways to keep the kids entertained, here are some great ways to have fun In the school holidays at home. Themed Days Having some days with particular […]
If you thought your younger child only played with a limited amount of their toys, wait until they reach school age. Don’t get me wrong, they still beg for latest thing they’ve seen on a TV ad, the novelty when they get it just seems to last even less time. My children are 7 and […]
If you’ve read much of my blog before, you’ll know that my aim is toy minimalism. While my cleaning standards are pretty rubbish, I hate clutter and find excessive possessions a bit of a psychological burden. Thanks to well meaning family, whole class birthday parties and grandparents who like to take them to the charity shop, […]