Some day I’ll fly away

Some day I’ll fly away …… Monkey and his pre-school chums were very excited this morning.  They’d been invited to visit the local airfield and glider club, the first local group to do so, Monkey had been talking about it non stop since he woke up this morning. Mummy I… Continue reading »

Elephant’s Birthday Bells – a #juji Book review

We recently visited Egmont in London to meet David and Carrie Grant and learn all about the Jump Up and Join In – #juji series, featuring books, CD’s and a new app. The series is aimed at 4-8 year olds, so something that will be great for Monkey as he’ll… Continue reading »

Mister Maker: That Gives Me an Idea! Watch & Make Vol 5 DVD Review

We first discovered Mister Maker on Cbeebies about a year ago, and although Monkey was only 2 and a half at the time he was totally mesmerised by the programme and I was instructed to record it religiously! For those of you who have been visiting Mars recently, Mister Maker… Continue reading »

Cheap ideas to transform a childs bedroom

ansform a childs bedroom

I was cleaning in Monkey’s bedroom this morning whilst he was at pre-school and I had the idea for this post. Monkey is obsessed with vehicles – tractors, diggers, trains etc etc, but how long will that obsession last?  Not wanting to or being able to afford to spend vast… Continue reading »

RSPB Campaign – Big Wild Sleepout

Fancy trying something different with the kids over the summer holidays?  The RSPB are running the Big Wild Sleepout from 9th-11th August 2013. The RSPB are encouraging us to spend a night out under the stars – be it in our own back gardens or at an organised sleepout event. … Continue reading »

Shumba’s Big Adventure – A book review for Orion Star

As you may remember we recently reviewed a couple of books from Orion Book’s Early Reader range.  Obviously Monkey is too young at 3 and half to be reading by himself, but I read a variety of books to him, from simple board books to the Plant Locator magazine! He… Continue reading »