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Chocolate Bread and Butter Pudding - a twist on the traditional British pudding perfect to make with kids

Chocolate Bread and Butter Pudding

One of my favourites as a child for pudding was bread and butter pudding – with fruit and sugar it was always delicious – however my kids have tried my family recipe before and didn’t like it so we decided to switch things around a bit and create a Chocolate Bread and Butter Pudding for…

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Growing Borax Free Crystals with kids

Borax Free Crystal Growing

One of the many kits I had growing up was a grow your own Crystal garden it was lovely and the crystals were pretty and vibrant in colour – however I know that it used Borax which if you are in the EU you will know you can’t get hold of easily. But I wanted…

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Grow your own pumpkins from seed - spring activity to do with the kids

Growing Pumpkins from Seed

Yes we are definitely getting out in the garden and starting off seeds at the moment – you may have seen our getting tomatoes started in doors post as well as growing carrots and I’m back today sharing about starting off pumpkins from seed in time for Halloween from your very own garden.    …

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Children's TV - making informed decisions as a parent on what kids should view

Children’s TV – making informed viewing decisions

I can’t see us ever being screen free completely the TV for us is used for pleasure and for learning, but making decisions on what the children watch is getting harder and harder. When I was young – it was easy – children’s TV was on twice a day, toddler and preschool programmes at lunch…

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Lab Set - Science at home for elementary kids

Lab Set – Science at home with Elementary Kids

I remember as a child getting my first chemistry set, the goggles, the test tubes, chemicals in their little pots and instructions on how to do a crazy amount of chemical reactions at home and in my kitchen. I’m really looking forward to that stage with my kids but I want to get started now…

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Sea Turtle Life Cycles - ordering and learning about sea turtles

Sea Turtle Life Cycles – Ordering

I love when I get to pass on to my kids specialist knowledge that I know they won’t get in the classroom – this weeks #playfulpreschool topic is all about “Life Cycles” and I couldn’t pass up the chance to teach about the life cycle of my specialism Sea Turtles. Finishing university I took up…

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Recipes

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