Awesome Lego (and Duplo) activities for kids

Thanks to my my son’s recent Lego project for school, I now possess an almost encyclopedic knowledge of the nearly 58 year old small plastic bricks. Of which every person on Earth owns an average 86. And you’d need 40 billion to build a…

Young Inventors

Happy New Year! I hope that you enjoyed a not-too-chaotic festive season and are managing to maintain any New Year’s resolutions you might have made. Much to the horror of my kids, my first resolution is to declutter.…

Christmas Books for Kids

A lovely idea I found doing the Facebook/Pinterests rounds suggests wrapping a book for every day of advent. Children can choose which one to unwrap and read with you at bedtime. These don’t have to be new books but if you’re after a few…