With lighter evenings summer vacation generally means a later bedtime for kids, here's 5 fun ideas for families with young kids to spend quality time together on the summer evenings we're planning #3 tonight

Summer Evenings – Family Fun Ideas with Young Kids

Finally the evenings are lighter and the morning rush to get kids up, dressed and everything done to get them out of the house for school and preschool is almost over or you’ve already hit the summer vacation and one of the joys of this time of the year is that you get to swap…

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Be Street Smart with Solar and become #BritiainsBrightStreet with SunEdison Solar Energy

Be Street Smart with Solar – #BritainsBrightestStreet

My parents have done it and I lived with just this as energy for 3 years (well apart from a candle when needed) what am I talking about – Solar Engery. We haven’t switched yet because of the costs associated with it although it is in our minds and after hearing about the savings we can…

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Letter recognition flowers - help preschoolers learn their letters with this DIY summer flower garden to work on letter recognition skills

Letter Recognition Flowers

We’re embarking on learning more and more letters and I wanted to create a reusable activity that I could pull out and use for reinforcement exercises with the new letter sets and blends when needed without having to explain how to do it or get creative first and spend more time creating an activity than…

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Learning Activities

Letter recognition flowers - help preschoolers learn their letters with this DIY summer flower garden to work on letter recognition skills

Letter Recognition Flowers

We're embarking on learning more and more letters and I wanted to create a reusable activity that I could pull out and use for reinforcement exercises ...

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Arts & Crafts for Kids

Wax Resist Water colour - pond canvas

Wax Resist Pond Art

In the last year, we've started to produce more artwork for the house with the kids and trying different techniques. One of our favourite techniques ...

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Book Based Activities

Virtual Book Club Summer Camp 2015 - Register Now for 3 weeks of book based activities for your kids
If you give a moose a muffin math activity for the book by Laura Numeroff
Matching pairs literacy game - inspired by Margaret Wise Brown's Book The Runaway Bunny
Guess How Much I Love you woven heart lunch notes celebrating 20 years of this iconic book
One Fish Two Fish - real and pseudo word phonics game - practice reading letters and blends and determine whether a word is a real word or a fake or pseudo word based on the book One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish by Dr Seuss
Mouse Count by Ellen Stoll Walsh - Number Line and Counting activity