Meet the Gruffalo and his friends at Moors Valley

Gruffalo - Moors Valley

This year sees Moors Valley Country Park celebrate its 30th birthday and to mark this momentous occasion, the park will be inviting the public to join its celebrations through a host of events and activities. Last month saw the launch of the Highway Rat trail which saw the kids follow in the footsteps of a mischievous rodent, finding out about the animals that live in the forest and finding clues to the location of the rat. On that visit to Moors… Continue Reading “Meet the Gruffalo and his friends at Moors Valley”

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”

Owl Forensic Investigations at Avon Heath

Owl Forensics

Yesterday at Avon Heath Country Park they held an Owl Forensics session in their education centre which is something I have wanted to take the kids to for some time. “Their mission should they choose to accept it was to uncover what the owl has been eating.” Not being scared of a challenge they were keen to get stuck in, albeit with gloves on at first which soon got ditched as they made work quite tricky. With the aid of a… Continue Reading “Owl Forensic Investigations at Avon Heath”

Changing Bag Envy

Pink Lining

I have been lusting after a Pink Lining bag since my best friend Leann had one when she had one for Bethany, then another with Lily, oh and another one with Henry but I never got around to actually owning one as I had perfectly good one that came with my pram, so hubby said! I tried hinting to hubby that I wanted one, to no avail and now that Sebby is one did I really need a new changing… Continue Reading “Changing Bag Envy”

Ragworks Owl Backpack Review

Ragworks Owl Backpack

Owls are still very much a craze in our house and we have just decorated Eliza’s room with a woodland theme complete with Owl wall stickers and cushions. When asked what bag she wanted for school she announced she wanted an Owl Backpack, so the search began for the perfect one. I was introduced to Central Crafts and immediately found the perfect bag – in fact I want a larger one for myself! The colourful Ragworks Owl Backpack is very… Continue Reading “Ragworks Owl Backpack Review”