Watch out, there’s a mouse about!

Eliza has been on and on about getting a pet after looking after a friends rabbits whilst they were on holiday, but I have to admit that I am not keen as I know who will end up cleaning them out, but I think I have found something that will compensate and take a lot less work. We are new to Little Live Pets in our house but they have quickly become a favourite toy with Isaac, Eliza and Sebastian… Continue Reading “Watch out, there’s a mouse about!”

The Gruffalo’s Child Trail at Moors Valley

We are frequent visitors to Moors Valley as it is our local country park which has plenty to offer families of all ages with play trails, parks, miniature trains and nature trails.  Over the past couple of years, it has also seen the Gruffalo Trail in 2012/2013 which was then followed by the Stickman Trail at the end of 2013. Recently launched just in time for October Half Term is the Gruffalo’s Child Trail and we couldn’t wait to give it… Continue Reading “The Gruffalo’s Child Trail at Moors Valley”

The Stickman Trail at Moors Valley


Julia Donaldson is one of my favourite authors and when Moors Valley did fhe Gruffalo trail we did it a number of times and loved it. The Gruffalo trail is sadly no more but in its place is now the Stick Man trail and we took part last weekend.  It is free to do if you just want to follow the trail, but we paid £2 for a booklet, a pencil and three chenille straws that had extra activities for… Continue Reading “The Stickman Trail at Moors Valley”

The Gruffalo Trail

If you are regular reader of my blog, you will know that we visit Moors Valley fairly regularly as it has a fantastic playtrail, children’s parks, picnic area and much much more, which you can read about here. Moors Valley launched their new activity – The Gruffalo Trail on 16th June which will run until 16th September 2012 and what better way could we spend Fathers Day? Simply pick up a card at the Information Centre (£2 each) and away you… Continue Reading “The Gruffalo Trail”