Back to basics

Back to Basics Z is for…

Back to Basics and Z is for Zoo and other field Trips that you can have family fun with your kids

 

Z is for Zoos and other field Trips

It’s the last of our Back to Basics Series on Rainy Day Mum and we’re been sponsored by Zulily UK to write these back to basics of play ideas for you and your kids to enjoy. This week we’re looking at Z and Z is for the Zoo and other field trips for you and your kids to take. Some may have a little cost with them others are completely free.

Zoo Trip

We have annual Zoo passes to our local zoo and visit it regularly throughout the year

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Back to basics Y is for…

Back to Basics for play Y is for you

Back to Basics of Play – Y is for YOU

We are on the penultimate Back to Basics and what I think is the most important and basic of the Back to Basics of Play – YOU. From the moment your baby is born you play with them – peek a boo behind a muslin as they sit on your lap, driving cars around the lounge with your crawler, Running backwards and forwards chasing after your toddler, being dressed up as the King for some role play, cooking it’s all you. The back to basics series on Rainy Day Mum

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Back to Basics X is for…

Back to Basics X is for Xylophones and other musical instruments

X is for Xylophones and other musical instruments

It’s another Back to Basics of Play and this week we’re on the letter X which is for Xylophones and other musical instruments. Back to Basics is a series of play ideas for children that returns to our own childhood and is happily sponsored by Zulily UK with daily deals on gorgeous kids clothes, toys, home décor and clothes for me it’s one of my first stops every day to see what is on special offer with up to 90% off.

So back to Xylophones – or more accurately any musical instruments

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Back to Basics W is for…

Back to Basics of play - W is for Water, from Rainy Day Mum

W is for Water

Back to Basics is back for the week with W is for Water – this series on Rainy Day Mum is sponsored by Zulily UK our favourite place to shop – this week I’ve been stocking up on flowers for the garden, summer clothes for the kids and some home items why not pop along to Zulily UK and check out what they are selling.

So back to Water – it’s so much fun, what ever the time of the year you can incorporate water into play and it’s easy to clean up and fun to

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Back to Basics V is for…

V is for verses - fun songs and rhymes to sing with you kids part of the back to basics series on Rainy Day Mum

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V is for Verses, Rhymes and Songs

 

Back to basics is back and with one of my favourite activities to do with my kids – no equipment, no costs and it’s a lot of fun and great for kids as well Fun with Verses, Rhymes and Songs. Back to Basics is a series of old fashioned traditional play ideas for kids that is sponsored by Zulily UK my go to source to buy Kids clothes, traditional toys, home goods and clothes for myself with up to 90% off

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Back to Basics U is for…

Back to Basics

This post is Happily Sponsored by Zulily UK.

U is for Under, over, in and on

We are back with this week’s Back to Basics and it’s the letter U – this week we are looking at Under, Over, in and on – so many fun things to do with stuff and ourselves especially for the youngest members of the family. As always Back to Basics is happily sponsored by Zulily UK – my go to place for a daily window shop of beautiful things for mum, kids and babies (although I did buy a dress for T

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Back to basics T is for

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T is for Trains

It’s that time of the week again and this week we are sharing T (it’s getting so near the end of the alphabet) and it’s T is for Trains as this weeks Back to basics post. Whether you have a little boy or girl they are probably fascinated by Trains – I know both of mine are – we stop and wave at them when ever we see then which when your back garden backs onto the train line is very very often it was in the first few words for both of them.

So here

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Back to Basics S is for…

Back to Basics S is for Stones

S is for stones

Welcome back to the Back to Basic’s of play series on Rainy Day Mum and we’re at S is for Stones as always Back to basics is happily sponsored by Zulily UK where you can find fantastic deals (up to 90% off of big name brands and unique clothes for kids, toys, home and women’s wear).

It’s amazing the wonderful things kids find to do with stones. Now we have lots of stones in the garden – there are the ones in the flower beds (I’m not one of the gardeners that sieves the soil to

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Back to Basics R is for…

Reading fun for kids

R is for Reading

This weeks back to basics instalment is R is for Reading. You can’t take it much more basic than that and fits perfectly that this week we launched A Book a Day on Rainy Day Mum as well. Like always we’re really happy to be sponsored by Zulily UK providing fantastic value toys, kids clothes, home decor and women’s wear each and every day.

Bedtime Story

A classic of any childhood the bedtime story, whether read by mum or dad it’s a time to relax at the end of the day to read a familiar story

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