Help kids stay creative with some fun & free colouring

*This is a collaborative post* During the long school holidays, it can be a bit more challenging to help kids stay creative, and finding ideas that don’t cost the earth to keep them busy and occupied can seem a mammoth task. Sometimes you just want to throw something at the kids that’s easy, fuss-free, doesn’t […]

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Creative sensory fun with Jumping Clay

*This is a review post, we were kindly sent some Jumping Clay to try* I am a huge fan of products that help with creative and sensory play and Jumping Clay is the perfect tool for this. The World’s Best Air Drying Modelling Clay It is impossible to describe the texture of this magical modelling […]

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Stabilo pencils – helping kids get creative.

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent some Stabilo pencils to try* My kids are both big fans of colouring, drawing, painting, and creating and when we find a reliable brand we like we tend to stick to it. These Stabilo Woody 3 in 1 pencils are something we have been trying our […]

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Making a Skittles Rainbow – easy and spectacular.

I am always late to a party, so I have to confess I have never made a Skittles rainbow. I have seen other people do it, and vidoes and it’s been on my list of things to do for ages and my kids both did it as part of their science classes at school but […]

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Getting creative with Yorkshire Fabric Shop

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent some fabric to create a collaborative post* I am not a naturally crafty person but I do love sewing and knitting, and my teenager has inherited this from me, and she is far more creative. Yorkshire Fabric Shop asked us to get creative with some fabric […]

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Games to play at home. Ideas from MentalUp

MentalUP is a great app that we love, and they have come up with some ideas for games to play to keep everyone busy… During lockdown and social distancing, it is impossible to bring children together on playdates with their friends, so here is a list of games, including some old-school, nostalgic games to play […]

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Handy craft and creative sites for kids

I thought I would share some handy craft and creative sites that we love and have found very useful. As a homeschool parent who is not terribly crafty or creative, I am always looking for sites and resources to help me keep my kids amused, and satisfying their need to make, create, and learn. Sometimes […]

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Easy Easter Craft – colouring eggs for Easter

*This post does contain an affiliate link that earns me some revenue if you click and make a purchase* Colouring eggs for Easter is a bit of a tradition for us and something we enjoy doing as a family activity. It’s an easy and fun activity for kids and it really doesn’t need to be […]

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