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Quarantine Bucket List for Kids Part #2

We’re still in a state of lockdown in the UK. Yes, some of the restrictions have been relaxed, but overall, we continue to spend a lot of time at home, and the kids still need entertaining. I posted my 9 year olds original Quarantine Bucket List just a week after lockdown was announced in theContinue reading “Quarantine Bucket List for Kids Part #2”

Lockdown VE Day Celebrations

It is the 75th VE Day anniversary this year, so there is no better reason to celebrate! Why not make Friday all about VE Day with some of these lockdown ideas? 2 Minute Silence and Toast At 11 am there will be a 2 minute silence. At 3 pm we are all encouraged to takeContinue reading “Lockdown VE Day Celebrations”

Free Colouring Sheet Printable Sites

My children love to colour. I source my sheets online and print them at home. I can find specific colouring sheets for special events such as Easter or birthdays etc, and images that are suitable for different ages. I thought I would write a post and link the sites I use for free colouring printablesContinue reading “Free Colouring Sheet Printable Sites”

Simple Way to Press Flowers

My kids and I have been having great fun making crafts outs of pressed flowers. I will be sharing these crafts with you in the very near future, but first, I wanted to share the actual pressing process we use. It is so simple, you don’t need to order any fancy equipment. I just usedContinue reading “Simple Way to Press Flowers”

Stop Motion Fun

I promised I would share everything and anything that has entertained my children during this lockdown, and we have found a winner. My 9 year old has spent hours doing stop motion photography on my phone. All you have to do is download the FREE app called Stop Motion Studio to your phone from yourContinue reading “Stop Motion Fun”

Frugal Boredom Busters: Imaginative Play

This is the third and final instalment of my frugal boredom busters posts. If you missed the previous two posts you can find them here: Frugal Boredom Busters: Crafts Frugal Boredom Busters: Games If you want a little inspiration for ways to encourage your children to play by themselves or with their siblings, or toContinue reading “Frugal Boredom Busters: Imaginative Play”

Frugal Boredom Busters: Games

This post is part of a three part series. Yesterday’s post, part 1, was all about frugal crafts. Today’s is all about fun games to keep your kids entertained during lockdown. Tomorrow’s will feature ideas for imaginative play. If you missed yesterday’s post, you can find it here: Frugal Boredom Busters: Crafts Code Breakers MyContinue reading “Frugal Boredom Busters: Games”

Box of Wishes

The last few days, my 9 year old daughter has been a little down in the dumps. The social distancing has really started to dawn on her and she is missing friends and family, and just the little things we usually take for granted. She told me she wishes a friend could come for teaContinue reading “Box of Wishes”

Quarantine Bucket List for Kids

This is a time of uncertainty for our little ones, so keeping them occupied and positive is a must. Not only will creating a bucket list of things to do during the lockdown minimise boredom, it is a fun way to get to all of those tasks/ ideas you have been putting off. Use thisContinue reading “Quarantine Bucket List for Kids”

Memory Tin/ Time Capsule

I saw a fantastic post on Facebook (unsure of the creator). The post very rightly stated that our children are currently living through history, so why not create a time capsule with newspaper cuttings/ online article print outs and diary inserts etc about what it is like living in lockdown during the Coronavirus, so theyContinue reading “Memory Tin/ Time Capsule”