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Aeroplane Runway DIY

Aeroplane Runway DIY


Aeroplane Runway DIY - Vehicle Activities for Kids


I am yet to come across a child who isn't fascinated by planes and helicopters. My boys are obsessed with them. We have to stop the moment we hear one and stand still looking up, until it's spotted and gone by. Today I am sharing with you a fabulous way to ignite a child's imagination and extend their play set ups by creating your very own run way for your planes. 

I am over the moon to have Sue Baxter joining us today. Sue has shared so many wonderful ideas and set ups with us over the last 12 months. She has been super quiet on here as of late as she has been setting up her very own Preschool Centre

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Amy Louise
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Oregon Scientific Smart Globe

Oregon Scientific Smart Globe


Oregon Scientific Smart Globe Adventure


If you follow us over on Instagram you will have seen that my daughter has always had a fabulous interest in Space and the world we live in. I have nurtured this as much as possible. She has the most fabulous child friendly maps on the wall in her bedroom and child friendly atlas' so when I was asked to review the Oregon Scientific Smart Globe- I was over the moon. 

I knew my daughter would be delighted and captivated by the interactive globe and as soon as it arrived we couldn't wait to try it out!

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Amy Louise
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Reindeer Hand Print Canvas

Reindeer Hand Print Canvas


Reindeer Hand Print Canvas


There is only one thing that I love more than crafting and that is Christmas crafting! There is so much inspiration out there meaning you can craft to your hearts content. Twinkly lights, sparkly tinsel and mince pies. The festive period is such fun! Today I want to share with you a super cute Reindeer Hand Print Canvas. Simple to create and it makes such a fabulous keepsake/gift.


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Amy Louise
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Tonka Trucks Cement Mixer

Tonka Trucks Cement Mixer


Tonka Trucks Cement Mixer


Over the last few months, the twins have been crazy on anything on wheels. Helicopters, cars, trains and not forgetting their favourite - tractors. They all tick boxes for them and they spend hours and hours playing with them. 

I was over the moon when we were asked to review a truck from Tonka Toys. A brand based in America and founded in 1945. This isn't the first item I have owned by Tonka Toys and I was very pleased to see that the Cement Mixer that is the focus of today's review continues to be of fabulous quality, with lots of attentions to detail.

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Amy Louise
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Why Kids Need Their Cousins

Why Kids Need Their Cousins


Why Kids Need Their Cousins


Cousins can play such a vital role in a child's life. Cousins are often our first friends. The people we grow up with. The children we gather with on Birthdays and Christmas', year after year.

The memory bank between cousins can be plentiful if parents spend time helping to nurture these special family ties by bringing their children and their cousins together outside of the usual annual gatherings.

It is at this point that cousins can get to know one another truly. A time where their bonds can grow and blossom. The more time they spend together the more special their relationships will become, and in later years their bond will hold a very important place in their hearts.


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Amy Louise
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Spider Sensory Oobleck

Spider Sensory Oobleck


Spider Sensory Oobleck


The activity I am sharing with you today, happened completely out of the blue. I'd put the twins to bed, Neve had just come downstairs after writing letters to all her best friends at school. We stood in the kitchen having a chat and BAM this idea popped into my mind and as always Neve couldn't wait to get stuck in. 

Today's activity is all about Sensory Oobleck. Oh and spiders! Perfect to tie into Nursery Rhymes, Stories, an interest in spiders in general or like we did today - for Halloween. 

Keep scrolling to see how the activity unfolded, and for the recipe so you can have a go at doing this activity yourself.


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Amy Louise
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Mess Free Pumpkin Craft

Mess Free Pumpkin Craft


Mess Free Pumpkin Craft


I am always looking for a variety of ways to engage my children. We enjoy doing lots of messy arts and crafts but sometimes you just want a nice and easy activity that isn't too messy but is still fun. With Halloween just around the corner I want to share with you a lovely activity I did with the boys today - Mess Free Painted Pumpkins.


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Amy Louise
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Love Where You Live Campaign

Love Where You Live Campaign


Love Where You Live Campaign


On Saturday the 6th October we took to the streets of Birmingham with a group of volunteers to take part in a Love Where You Live clean up eventorganised by McDonald's. 

Leading up to the event, we asked you to vote for an area of Birmingham that was in need of a clean-up. Votes came in over the course of a week and Temple Row was voted as the location of focus. 


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Amy Louise
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