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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”

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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”

Frugal Boredom Busters: Crafts

If you are a parent, you may be in desperate need of some boredom busters right about now. I am dedicating my next 3 posts to frugal boredom busters to keep your kids entertained. There will be three posts in this series: crafts, games, and imaginative play, Today, I am going to share some craftContinue reading “Frugal Boredom Busters: Crafts”

DIY Cardboard Car Track

Do you have a toddler who loves wheeling toy cars around and pretending to be a little race car driver? Why not create a car track out of recyclable materials that is totally free to make. Once they grow bored of it, you can stick it in the recycling bin. This is more than justContinue reading “DIY Cardboard Car Track”

Free Christmas Activities for Families

Please, don’t believe that you need lots of money to make fun, Christmas memories with your family. We all know how expensive Christmas can be, especially with children to buy for, but don’t let that put you off spending time together. I have compiled a list of activities for you to try this Christmastime. TakeContinue reading “Free Christmas Activities for Families”

Car Journey Games

Car journeys with kids can be exhausting. ‘Are we there yet?’ ‘I’m bored!’ It is enough to drive you insane. No need to fear, I have five car journey games that require nothing more than imagination. Would You Rather? To play Would You Rather? You need at least 2 players. One player asks the questionContinue reading “Car Journey Games”

Summer on a Budget: 10 Activities for Families

The summer months bring more expense in my house. Having children home from school not only increases the grocery bill, but trying to keep them entertained can cost an arm and a leg. As a family, we go to two or three attractions i.e. theme parks and animal sanctuaries during the holidays, but it’s aContinue reading “Summer on a Budget: 10 Activities for Families”

Half Term Frugal Fun

It is the first day of the May half term in the UK. Fingers crossed the weather stays kind to us and the children can enjoy the outdoors. In this post, I have 5 indoor and 5 outdoor frugal activities for family fun whatever the weather. *affiliate links used in this post. Indoor Activities BlanketContinue reading “Half Term Frugal Fun”

Simple Bug Hotel Tutorial

We’ve been spending a lot of time in the garden recently, so I decided to make a bug hotel with my daughter for her to study over the coming weeks. I have put together a tutorial on how we made our bug hotel with some handy tips. Materials: Plant pot Toilet roll tube Stones/ gravelContinue reading “Simple Bug Hotel Tutorial”