Our 2018 Days Out Bucket List

Marwell Zoo

Every year my friend Joanne from Charliemoos, does a bucket list of days out with her children at new year. I always say I am going to do it with mine, but have never got around to it until now. It was quite amusing hearing them chat about where they want to visit. Sebastian tended to opt for places he already knows, whereas Isaac and Eliza have started to think out of the box and suggest new things to do… Continue Reading “Our 2018 Days Out Bucket List”

Trying the new Gruffalo River Ride at Chessington

The Gruffalo is one of our favourite children’s books of all time and we really enjoy taking part in activities that are related to the story. Last month we were one of the first to try the new Augmented Reality Trail at Moors Valley which was packed full of fun facts about forest animals and the chance to make the Gruffalo come to life on your mobile phone or tablet which Sebastian adored. Not long after doing the trail we saw an… Continue Reading “Trying the new Gruffalo River Ride at Chessington”

Going Out of this World at the National Space Centre, Leicester

National Space Centre

We last visited the National Space Centre a couple of years ago and the kids loved it. The National Space Centre is a museum which covers the fields of space science and astronomy, along with a space research programme in partnership with the University of Leicester and is instantly recognisable as you get close by its 42m high Rocket Tower. The museum has six interactive galleries, the UK’s largest planetarium, a unique 3D Simulator Experience as well as the iconic… Continue Reading “Going Out of this World at the National Space Centre, Leicester”

#Win a Family Ticket to see Mr Maker Live

Mister Maker

CBeebies’ arts and crafts hero Mister Maker is back on tour with the hit live theatre show, Mister Maker & The Shapes Live! With a fabulous supporting cast and art at its heart, this fantastic live show encourages Mini Makers and grown-ups to sing, dance and make some noise! There’s a big ‘make’ to take part in, lots of audience participation and….The Shapes! Yes, you’ll be able to share the fun with Circle, Square, Rectangle and Triangle too! Back by… Continue Reading “#Win a Family Ticket to see Mr Maker Live”

What makes the perfect Family Day Out?

Calypso Heights

For us, the perfect family day out is being able to spend time as a family. I love nothing more than getting my tribe together, although it is proving more difficult now with the older three as they have jobs and lives of their own these days. You don’t have to spend a fortune on days out either, a simple trip to the beach or your local country park can be as fun and exciting as any theme park, especially… Continue Reading “What makes the perfect Family Day Out?”