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Quick and easy toddler craft inspired by How the Grinch Stole Christmas to create baubles for the tree

Create

Kids Crafts and Crafts for you to Make to Get Creative Every Day

pirate treasure chest sorting and counting game for preschoolers

Learn

Support your Toddlers, Preschoolers and School Kids Learn.

Time Together

Ideas and Inspiration for Activities that you can do Together

Delicious Pumpkin Muffin recipe with an easy to make crumb topping. Easy fall baking

Recipes

Simple Recipes Tried and Tested for you or the Kids to Cook

10 Top tips for you and your toddlers at the beach. Plus bonus activities to do with them whilst you are there and then even more when you return

Travel

Inspiration for Family Travel, from camping to skiing and days out

Stick Man Sun Catchers
One of our new "favourite" Christmas Books is Stick Man by Julia Donaldson and we have a fun simple craft[...]
Stick Man Small World Play for Toddlers and Preschoolers
We love the Julia Donaldson classic “Stick Man” and it’s a perfect book to read in the run-up to Christmas[...]
Salt Dough Stick Man to Make with Kids
We are back with our 2nd Christmas Book for this year's Storybook Advent here on Rainy Day Mum. Your fans[...]
Stick Man Inspired STEM Number Building Activity for Kids
If your children are like my son, they love to pick up sticks while they are on a walk. They[...]
Christmas Eve Box Ideas
If there is one Christmas tradition everyone should have each Christmas Eve, it is a Christmas Eve box! A Christmas[...]
Bear Ordering and Sorting Inspired by Bear Stays Up for Christmas
One of our favourite themes from last winter's virtual book club for kids was bears - we created a fun[...]
How to write a Father Christmas letter for Christmas Eve – Written by Father Christmas
We have a very special guest today here on Rainy Day Mum. A Christmas legend who really needs no introduction so[...]
Bear Stays Up for Christmas Snowy Invitation to Play
This snowy winter invitation to play offers children a magical world for winter themed indoor play. We lived in often-snowy[...]
Yummy Cranberry Crumble Bars for Christmas Treats
Ohhh finally we have the fresh cranberries in store and with the first packet this year we've made a delicious[...]
Fine Motor Leaf Garland Craft for Kids to Make
We are almost at the end of our first set of activities for Storybook Advent this year all inspired by[...]
Bear Stays Up Late for Christmas Gross Motor Activities for Kids
Hi, I'm Cassie from 3 Dinosaurs. I'm so happy to be part of the Storybook Avent again! We have decided[...]
Bear Stays Up Late for Christmas 3 Part Montessori Cards
My kids and I love the Bear and Friends books by Karma Wilson.  The stories are gentle and applicable to kids,[...]

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Stick Man Sun Catchers
One of our new "favourite" Christmas Books is Stick Man by Julia Donaldson and we have a fun simple craft[...]
Stick Man Small World Play for Toddlers and Preschoolers
We love the Julia Donaldson classic “Stick Man” and it’s a perfect book to read in the run-up to Christmas[...]
Salt Dough Stick Man to Make with Kids
We are back with our 2nd Christmas Book for this year's Storybook Advent here on Rainy Day Mum. Your fans[...]
Stick Man Inspired STEM Number Building Activity for Kids
If your children are like my son, they love to pick up sticks while they are on a walk. They[...]
Christmas Eve Box Ideas
If there is one Christmas tradition everyone should have each Christmas Eve, it is a Christmas Eve box! A Christmas[...]
Bear Ordering and Sorting Inspired by Bear Stays Up for Christmas
One of our favourite themes from last winter's virtual book club for kids was bears - we created a fun[...]
How to write a Father Christmas letter for Christmas Eve – Written by Father Christmas
We have a very special guest today here on Rainy Day Mum. A Christmas legend who really needs no introduction so[...]
Bear Stays Up for Christmas Snowy Invitation to Play
This snowy winter invitation to play offers children a magical world for winter themed indoor play. We lived in often-snowy[...]
Yummy Cranberry Crumble Bars for Christmas Treats
Ohhh finally we have the fresh cranberries in store and with the first packet this year we've made a delicious[...]
Fine Motor Leaf Garland Craft for Kids to Make
We are almost at the end of our first set of activities for Storybook Advent this year all inspired by[...]

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