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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.…

Road Safety for Kids

No matter how much you bang on about road safety, there is likely to be a time when your little one forgets the entire green cross code in order to win a race. Or to catch up with friends. Or to chase a squirrel.…

More Autumn Activities for Kids

Autumn is well underway and it’s already getting a bit nippy here in Blighty. My kids are enjoying injuring each other playing conkers. And we’ve been wrapping up in warm winter coats to leap into piles of autumn leaves. I say “we” but my role mainly…

Space Activities for Kids

We’re celebrating all things space-related by donning rocket packs, eating astronaut pudding, making playdough aliens, painting puffy moons and sewing the stars.…