Review: Learning Resources Money Activity Set

Learning Resources

Sebby is in Year 2 at school and has started learning about money. As part of his home learning this week, he was set some work to do involving money and it was the perfect time to bring out his Learning Resources Money Activity Set. The set has been designed to encourage children to use real-world situations when learning about the value of money with this money-themed activity set. In the box: 70 plastic UK coins 12 x play notes… Continue Reading “Review: Learning Resources Money Activity Set”

Schleich Wildlife Starter Set Review

Sebastian is animal mad and our favourite travel game at the moment from last week’s long journey to Scotland and back is the animal game. “When I go to the zoo, I want to see………….” The game provided hours of entertainment and although we started off with traditional animals you would find in the zoo, we soon ended up with a few made up ones too. We have a drawer full of Schleich farm animals and dinosaurs but I have been keen… Continue Reading “Schleich Wildlife Starter Set Review”

Cotton Wool Parenting means Outdoor Play is in Decline

Bluebell Wood

We are huge fans of outdoor play, in fact we always joke that we have outdoor children as they don’t cope well with being cooped up indoors. Shocking new research by Sudocrem, which surveyed 2,000 UK parents, found that 62% think that parents today are more over- protective of their children than previous generations. Studies have shown that the number of children who participate in outdoor play has been dramatically decreasing over the last four decades. Children of this generation… Continue Reading “Cotton Wool Parenting means Outdoor Play is in Decline”

A Winters Day at Ringstead Bay

Ringstead Bay

As a family we have challenged ourselves to visit every beach in Dorset and we made a good start in 2015 by ticking off Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door, Swanage, Portland, Charmouth, West Bay, Lyme Regis, Kimmeridge Bay and Burton Bradstock as well as the 7 miles of beach we have in our home town of Bournemouth. Yesterday we headed to the Sea Life Centre in Weymouth and had planned to go up in the Sea Life Tower too but sadly… Continue Reading “A Winters Day at Ringstead Bay”

Saturday is Caption Day – 22nd August 2015

Bournemouth Air Festival

Good Morning and welcome to this weeks #satcap. If you have not taken part before please come and join in. Simply find a funny / cheeky / captionable photo and upload it to your blog with a sentence or three about it. Then link it up with me below and visit the other people who link up and have a giggle as you come up with some humourous captions! There is a badge in my sidebar too if you would… Continue Reading “Saturday is Caption Day – 22nd August 2015”