Getting crafty with My Gecko Box – review and giveaway

Getting crafty with My Gecko Box

Monkey has struggled a little since he started in Year Two.  For the last month he’s come home and been a little like a bear with a sore head.  It’s been hard to get him motivated to try the fun activities we’ve done in the past.  But he seems to… Continue reading »

A woodland walk and crafting session #weloveforests

A woodland walk and crafting session

Monkey and I were in need of some fresh air last Saturday.  We decided on a woodland walk and crafting session and headed off to the woods.  Monkey’s been asking me to make him a dream catcher for ages, so I suggested we incorporate a few of his favourite things into our… Continue reading »

Lego Dream Home #OceanDreamHome

Lego Dream Home

This is Monkey’s entry in the Ocean Dream Home competition.  The competition runs from today until midnight on 24th August, what would your child’s dream home look like if it was made from Lego? I have a construction mad son on my hands, and we’re at that transition stage –… Continue reading »

Fathers Day crafts from Baker Ross

Fathers Day crafts from Baker Ross

June is a going to be a bit of a frantic month here.  We’re away at the beginning of the month and then I’ll be getting organised for BritMums, I’ll actually be away for most of Fathers Day so Monkey is taking his Daddy out for the day – special… Continue reading »

Koalapak – arts and craft delivery packs

Koalapak

I’m always looking for ideas to entertain and amuse Monkey at the weekends if we’re not off having an adventure and we were recently sent a great set of activities from Koalapak. Koalapak offer a range of arts and craft packs which are delivered to your door every month.  You… Continue reading »

Sand Art fun with Kids Bee Happy

Sand Art fun with Kids Bee Happy

Earlier this month I visited Spring Fair in Birmingham and I’d been tweeting with a few companies beforehand.  I was intrigued by one invitation especially as there was talk of mess free crafting!  Yes, I hold my hands up, I do like crafting with Monkey, but I’m not a great… Continue reading »

My Valentine – a Baker Ross craft session

My Valentine

You might have noticed the shiny new badge on my blog!  Monkey and I are looking forward to sharing news of some great new craft sets from Baker Ross with you all over the coming months. Today we are showing you a couple of items from the Valentine’s section –… Continue reading »

Spirograph for the 21st Century

Spirograph for the 21st Century

When I was a kid I loved my Spirograph set – I would spend hours creating all sorts of pretty patterns and shapes.  You may remember that before Christmas I ran a giveaway for the new Spirograph 3D Studio Set.  Well over the last week I’ve been introducing Monkey to one… Continue reading »

Fingerprint Friends fun with Meadow Kids

Fingerprint Friends fun with Meadow Kids

As you know from previous reviews we love the ranges from Meadow Kids, they always provide something a little bit different.  Great if you’re looking for some Christmas ideas! Monkey loves arts and crafts, and I knew he’d love to have some Fingerprint Friends fun with Meadow Kids. The Fingerprint Friends… Continue reading »

Easter Crafts with Baker Ross

Easter Crafts with Baker Ross

Monkey is really starting to get into crafts at Nursery School and I want to make more of an effort with him at home.  Baker Ross is a name I’ve come across through school and Monkey’s old Nursery School.  A great site for all sorts of arts and crafts.  I’m… Continue reading »