Forget museum quizzes, treasure hunts and audio guides – why not try something completely different? If you have slightly reluctant travellers who are dragging their feet as you visit yet another chateau, museum or prehistoric cave, why not present them with a photo scavenger hunt! Make them the master of their own experience. On a… Read More Photo Scavenger Hunt for Kids – Dordogne
It’s heart-tastic in our house at the moment! We’ve been using hearts to practice numeracy and adding up skills and now it’s time to do some creating ♥
I have always loved the pretty subway art posters that you find all over Pinterest – holiday themed ones, Christmas, Halloween, Birthdays. A few years ago I decided to have a go at creating one myself for our new playroom. Well after (literally!) several hours of toiling in Word (yes, I know… Word?!), I threw… Read More Keepsake Subway Art Poster
Home-made Top Trumps We had a delightful family stay in our gite (holiday cottage) a couple of summers ago and their son had brought along his own set of home-made top trump cards, a set of Monster Top Trump cards. Mr 7 and this lovely 9 year old had lots of fun playing against each… Read More Make your own Top Trumps! Numeracy, Literacy & Writing Practice
Let your child create a modern art masterpiece! Try out a simple activity involving marbles, paint and a tray! Miss 5 set this up all by herself whilst I was busy tidying up – I love that it was completely self-directed! She had done this at pre-school and so I discovered a little of what… Read More Marble Painting
This is one of these activities that literally took under 5 minutes to set up and was such a GREAT unexpected hit! We have so many wonderful children’s art books, including The Art Book for Children and whilst flicking through it, I was drawn to the page on Miró. It mentioned that “Joan Miró’s art teacher… Read More Miró Style – Blindfolded Drawing!