Many local libraries are taking part in the summer reading challenge and my local library is no exception.
Activity Village staff and friends share ideas for how our resources can be used for learning at home, crafts with your own children, or group craft activities. There is lots of inspiration here, so make yourself a big cup of tea, grab a biscuit or two and explore...
We are loving the stunning warm summer weather but as much as the kids enjoy being outdoors they also need breaks from the garden and insect hunting.
We love creating collages. Ever since the kids were little we would select a bunch of items out of the cupboard a basic colouring sheet or template and the kids would create whatever they wanted.
Last year, we went to Snowdonia on holiday and, despite their young age, the older two children remember an awful lot of that holiday. This year we went north to a small village close to Stirling.
My eldest is a bit of a perfectionist – he dislikes it when he makes errors, and, despite my best efforts to assure him that making errors is all part of the learning process it can have the effect of making him quite reluctant to practise certain
We recently went to the London Zoo for the first time, and the kids loved seeing all the animals and hearing about the interesting conservation projects they are involved in.
We love playdough at our house. My mum ran a playgroup when I was younger, and so there was always a batch of playdough being made.