Family life · Literacy Activities

Happy Readers Extraordinary Storyteller Tour‏

Good Morning! Quite often, when you write a blog, you get invited to many different events – some that are of great interest and some that have a mild appeal. When I got the email inviting us to go along to McDonalds at Bloomfield Shopping Centre I was genuinely very excited! Growing up Roald Dahl… Continue reading Happy Readers Extraordinary Storyteller Tour‏

Family life · Literacy Activities

Wanna be a Record Breaker?

On Friday, J and I had a little date day. It has been a while since him and I had some time on our own. He needed his glasses tightened up as he was spending 90% of his day looking over the top, so we decided to take this as an opportunity to do ‘stuff’… Continue reading Wanna be a Record Breaker?

Art and Crafts · Family life · Literacy Activities · Sensory play

Spring has sprung! Well, kind of!

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!

Daily Routine · Family life · Literacy Activities

A Writing Station.

Now, if the title of this post didn’t grab ya I don’t know what would?! We woke up this morning to the most beautiful blanket of fluffy white snow. Hubster’s school was closed, J’s wasn’t. Everyone seemed happy enough though, Daddy was able to walk J to school while Mummy, S and L got to… Continue reading A Writing Station.

Literacy Activities · Numeracy activities · Sensory play

Who thought it would be such a hit?!

This week we’ve been doing a few play activities with a hidden intention of learning our colours for S and L. This particular one from yesterday was a BIG HIT, all 3 of the kids LOVED it and have been playing with it again today. It was so simple but so effective and provided lots of opportunity… Continue reading Who thought it would be such a hit?!

Daily Routine · Family life · Literacy Activities · Sensory play · Uncategorized

Getting back into the swing of it!

Today was day 1 of my “Getting back into the swing of it” project! With both myself and hubster at home all summer, we’ve got all relaxed and laid back – letting the kids lie on in the morning/play in their bedrooms (for ages!!!!!) before getting breakfast, and lunch time before we were dressed; in the… Continue reading Getting back into the swing of it!

Literacy Activities · Sensory play

Digging for treasure!

Sometimes being a mum who has been (and hopefully one day will be again!!) a teacher can be something of a bad thing!! There’s something inside you that is always a teacher, whether it be making sure everyone’s been to the toilet/got their coats/picked a partner before leaving on a trip, (including husband!) doing a mini… Continue reading Digging for treasure!