Playing outside has so many benefits for children. Climbing, jumping, swinging, running, twisting and turning in the fresh air dramatically improves gross motor skills.
Have you heard about the #OreoCookieQuest ? If you are a fan of Oreo, take a look at their promotional packs in shops at the moment with details of their Cookie Quest. Oreo is celebrating The Great Oreo Cookie Quest a fun and interactive way to win great prizes. Oreo fans also have the opportunity to […]
Autumn is a lovely season, it must be a photographer’s dream with all the gorgeous colours around. I’m an Autumn baby, so maybe that’s why I feel an affinity with this time of year. It has been quite mild here until relatively recently, but the warmer coats are starting to come out now and the […]
The summer holidays might be drawing to a close but that doesn’t mean that the fun has to end. You can still find time to play at the weekends or after school if you don’t have too many other commitments during the week. I try to interject things during the week but it can be tricky […]
Sometimes little legs will run and run and never seem to get tired. Some days we can be out all day with the children and they can walk miles and still not seem tired. Other days they will be running around all day in the garden, bouncing on the trampoline and chasing one another and […]
In preparation for Camp Bestival I’ve been thinking about appropriate footwear for everyone. Trying to predict the weather and also what we will be up to during our time at the festival. I decided that we can’t possibly manage without our wellies. Who goes to a festival without their wellies, or in our case, six pairs […]
Rain or shine this summer it is always good to get outside with the children. Spending time outside at home can be just as much fun for little ones as heading out somewhere. We’ve put together some of our favourite outdoor activities to do at home this summer. Patio chalking As long as it is dry […]
Keeping children adequately hydrated can be a challenge anytime, but even more so during the summer months. Most of the summer months my children are doing things like this: Or this: Or this: Or this: They are very active children who love being outdoors. They love the beach, the woods; the park, and of course even […]