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Social Distancing Birthday Party Ideas

Now that lockdown restrictions have eased, many people are wondering how they can celebrate birthdays (especially children’s birthdays) whilst maintaining social distancing guidelines. I had a little think about this and wanted to share some ideas that may work for you or a member of your family. Teddy Bear’s Picnic Any picnic outside would beContinue reading “Social Distancing Birthday Party Ideas”

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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”

Easter Tree

It is Easter weekend, and I wanted to do a big, impressive craft with the kids. Easter won’t be the same this year for any of us due to social distancing, and as we usually have a family trip out on the Easter weekend, I am trying to think up lots of fun ways forContinue reading “Easter Tree”

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”

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”