Tag Archives: Summer

Seasonal weaving!

It is always great to combine nature in our creating! This is a simple way to weave with natural treasures that can be found in the garden or park. Need: craft sticks (lollypop sticks), glue, sting, natural find e.g. flowers and herbs. … Continue reading

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Read, create and love in June!

Here is my regular post that looks ahead at the month and suggests things you could read, create and love with your children. These things will focus on celebrating the start of Summer, minibeasts and the men in our lives! … Continue reading

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Great ideas book “101 Things for Kids to do outside” by Dawn Isaac.

Last Spring I decided I would like a book with ideas of things to do with children outside- I borrowed several different books from the library but my favourite was definitely “101 Things for Kids to do outside” by Dawn … Continue reading

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Wonderful picture book “Grrrrr!”

We love the book “Blown away” by Rob Biddulph and we were not disappointed by his second book “Grrrrr!” It is a wonderful story which reminds as about what is important in life! This book is set in the woods … Continue reading

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Thoughtful living: How can we encourage children to celebrate the seasons?

Every season has something new to explore and discover. How do we get our children to enjoy and even celebrate the different seasons? Here are some ideas! Go outside………We are privileged to live in a world full of beauty and … Continue reading

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Summer flower banner!

This is a simple idea which children love particularly the part where they use a hammer, it gets very noisy! Need: plain piece of fabric, flowers, hammer/mallet, stick, pipe cleaner, beads. We collected flowers and berries on the way back … Continue reading

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Homemade ice lollies!

This summer we are really enjoying making our own ice lollies. Tom loves being involved in the kitchen and gets very excited when he gets to taste something he has made. It is a cheaper option to buying ice cream … Continue reading

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