Gardening with Children–A Great Summer Activity!

My friend Tricia and her family–husband Andy, children Julia, Nathan, and (twins) Ella and Ben–have gardened for three summers now. Earlier this year Julia and Nathan picked fresh strawberries to take to their teachers–wish I had a picture of that! … Continue reading

I Spy

I spy, with my little eye, something beginning with “B”.                                 This game is an old one and is particularly great for car journeys, or where you have to sit and wait for a long time for an appointment, or a … Continue reading

Hot Cross Buns!

Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns! One ha’ penny, two ha’ penny, Hot cross buns! If you have no daughters, Give them to your sons One ha’ penny, Two ha’ penny, Hot Cross Buns! Traditional Nursery Rhyme … Continue reading

Stories That Never Grow Old

Last Thursday was World Book Day. To celebrate we asked the children to bring in their favourite book to share. I had a lovely day looking at lots of different books, some familiar and old favourites, others new and interesting. … Continue reading