Project 365 2021 – Week Thirty Six & Thirty Seven

Oh my goodness, where has the time gone? I missed a week as have been covering a colleague full time and there are just enough hours in the day at the moment. We have had a bit of drama in the house this week, with Eliza injuring her foot and questions over whether she would be able to attend the school residential. Here are our weeks: Monday 6th September Back to school for Eliza and Sebby. Thanks to isolation before the summer break, they have had 8 weeks off and weren’t really feeling the early start. Eliza toe poked a …

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School Trip Too Expensive? Here’s How To Minimize It

School trips can be an enjoyable way for students to learn and experience the wider world. When worked into the curriculum properly, it can be a way to highlight and enhance their lessons. There’s a lot of work involved in them, however. While you might have a grasp on managing students in a classroom environment, it could be more difficult to do so outside. That’s compounded when you have travel and hotel arrangements, alongside multiple other activities, to handle. When it comes to planning this out, it could be quite costly. If a school trip is too expensive, many parents …

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Bubbles Backpack

Review: Bubbles the Elephant Backpack from Playzeez

Lilah’s whole nursery is elephant themed, so when we were invited to review an animal character backpack from Playzeez, it just had to be Bubbles the Elephant. We look after Lilah two days a week now that Abbey is back at work and the backpack is the perfect size to transport all the paraphernalia that comes with looking after a toddler, including nappies, a change of clothes, some wipes, food and a beaker. This luxury, high quality Elephant backpack is lined with a soft faux fur sleeve and has an insulated front snack pocket, which is lined with lunch box material to help …

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A Summer of Exploration and Adventure with Learning Resources

We love getting out and about and exploring our local environment and always take a ruck sack with some activities inside. We love the I-Spy range of books where you collect points outdoors every time you spot an animal or bird from the book. It is great for helping to identify them too and we are getting better at it with this fab pair of Kidnoculars Extreme, from Learning Resources. This are not just any binocular’s – with the Kidnoculars Extreme, you can hear what you see too. Magnify your world with these awesome 3x no-focus binoculars and amplify the nature around …

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New Sprouts® Camp Out from Learning Resources!

The benefits of role play for pre-school children is that it helps children to act out and make sense of real-life situations. This year travel plans look very different, with a lot of families trying out camping as a way of taking a break from everyday life.. Now you can recreate the camping experience with the New Sprouts Camp Out set from Learning Resources. Allow your little one to explore, investigate and experiment as they gather around the campfire. The set includes a duffle bag, lantern, two interlocking logs with fire, hot dog, marshmallow, toasting fork, biscuits and chocolate, perfect …

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