Beach Memory Jars

Memories made at the beach last a lifetime.

As far as I'm concerned, this is completely true!

However, sometimes it helps to have a little something to aid the memories. My sister pointed out a glass jar to me recently which had 'Sand from our favorite beach' printed on it. I really liked the idea, but thought I could make it myself and actually etch the name of the beach into the glass.*

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'Don't Rock The Boat' Game (Review)

During the Summer holidays, we've played a number of board games but some of the most enjoyable games have been those which cause much laughter and giggles. Don't Rock The Boat is one of them!

Following the popular balancing items on a wobbly base philosophy, Don't Rock The Boat has a collection of pirate penguins which must be balanced on their teetering pirate ship without knocking any off. However, the valiant vessel is balanced on a treacherous wave which makes the task even harder!

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Natural Childhood

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She looked at me aghast, her eyes wide in horror at the mere suggestion, "No no! They can't climb trees! We're a conservation area! They might damage the trees, plus of course the danger to themselves!"

Hunting Dinosaurs at The Bendricks

Today we walked in the footprints of dinosaurs. 200 million year old dinosaur footprints. Actual dinosaurs.

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Play & Craft

Beach Memory Jars

Memories made at the beach last a lifetime. As far as I'm concerned, this is completely true! However, sometimes it helps to have a little something to aid the memories. My sister pointed out a glass jar to me recently which had 'Sand from our favorite beach' printed on it. I really liked the idea, […]

Summer Holiday Boredom Busters

Within the next week or so, all school-aged children in the UK will be on Summer holidays, American and Australian children are already enjoying the break. How long before the cry of 'I'm bored' sounds out? I've put together a collection of posts for Tuesday Tutorials this week which should help alleviate that frustration!

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365

Days 1 – 8 of Project 365 (Again!)

Well that was a monumental failure at restarting Project 365 again after the school inspection had finished. I was determined that life would be back to normal, completely forgetting about the trauma of writing reports, headteacher's retirement concert and party, ensuring all books were marked and general chaos. I think I lasted another four days […]

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Reviews

Special Appearances from Yankee Candle

It does feel sometimes like my house is just one big toy storage facility, with a wooden fortress deep in the middle of a battle; fallen knights scattered helplessly across the floor, soldiers parachuting down to rescue their troubled comrades and the pups from Paw Patrol doing their utmost to save the day in Adventure […]

'Don't Rock The Boat' Game (Review)

During the Summer holidays, we've played a number of board games but some of the most enjoyable games have been those which cause much laughter and giggles. Don't Rock The Boat is one of them! Following the popular balancing items on a wobbly base philosophy, Don't Rock The Boat has a collection of pirate penguins […]

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