Last Wednesday my littlest and myself headed into the Big smoke for the launch of the Belfast Children’s Festival 2016. The festival has always been something of great interest to me – back in the day, before the kiddiewinks came along I did a masters in Early Years Education, with a couple of those modules… Continue reading Belfast Children’s Festival Launch
Our little chicken turns a whole big 3 on Friday. As part of her celebrations I am hoping to play with her at least one of her favourite ‘messy’ activities each day as we count down to the big day itself! Today was her favourite pink sparkly, rose scented play dough. It is so, so… Continue reading Birthday play dough.
On Saturday J, S and L all had a nap – J was exhausted from the BB display the night before, poor S had a virus and L…well L, just loves a wee snuggle in her bed with Minnie and the gang. Ben was outside working on his wee trees and I came over all… Continue reading Easter Fuzzy Felt
For all my fellow Northern Irish readers hasn’t it been lovely to see a bit of sunshine? Oh boy, I have welcomed it with open arms that is for sure and already I can feel a little extra bounce in my step. Now, I know, I know, someone dared to mention *whispers* SNOW, but for… Continue reading Spring has sprung! Well, kind of!
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Just a little post to share what we have been up to today. Nothing too rad to be fair but fun none the less 🙂 Making mosaic shamrocks – tissue paper / pva glue / a rather poorly drawn shamrock by mum! St. Patrick inspired playdough – creating rainbows with pipe cleaners /… Continue reading Top o’ the mornin til ya!
Feeling inspired by The Imagination Tree and their post on their Creative Arts area and gallery for kids, I thought I would share with you all our take on it at our home. Our house is pretty small – a 3 bedroom bungalow…so as much as I would LOVE to have a wee area devoted… Continue reading A little creativity…..
Good Afternoon everyone! (Saying that takes me right back to 3pm in school and a classroom full of pupils desperate for the bell to go and for me to say those magic words!!) I can’t believe it is Friday already! This week has just flown by! And I had great intentions of doing “A day… Continue reading A day in the life……….highlights!
This week has seen a couple of really yukky days in terms of weather – we got TOTALLY soaked walking home from pre school!!! On one of those dark, wet afternoons while baby sister was sleeping J and S and me got stuck into making some little lanterns! They are really simple and cheap to… Continue reading Autumn tea lights.