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Create your own storytelling and rhyme time props with this easy to make five little ducks craft foam puppets. Perfect for some springtime nursery rhyme and circle time fun for toddlers and preschoolers.

Crafts

Crafts for the kids and You to do not just on Rainy Days

pirate treasure chest sorting and counting game for preschoolers

Education

Support your Toddlers, Preschoolers learn with fun Hands-on Activities

Stop with resolutions and start setting family goals with these 5 ideas for families to set in 2018 that are SMART, doable, achievable and will bring your together as a family.

Family Time

Ideas and Inspiration for Activities that you can do as a family.

A simple recipe for making pizza dough - so easy that kids can make it themselves. Use your bread machine to get delicious pizza dough perfect for pizza night that the family can enjoy.

Recipes

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

Family Travel

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

Fast Growing Seeds for Flowers and Vegetables to Grow with Kids
With the last frost due later this month, it's time to get the gardening season off to a start with[...]
Delicious and Yummy Egg Salad for Easter Brunch
With all of our egg decorating in preparation for Easter we have just a few hard-boiled eggs and although I[...]
Very Hungry Caterpillar Art Project for Kids
One of our favourite parts of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Story is the final pages. Where after the caterpillar has[...]
Jack and the Beanstalk Measurement Activity for Kids
Our favourite Classic Tale to read in spring with kids in Jack and the Beanstalk. My kids have always been[...]
Spring Bulbs Nature Study with Kids
With your garden filled with spring flowers most of which have grown from bulbs, it's a fantastic time to look[...]
Easy Easter Eggs to decorate with kids – Wax Resist Technique
We love decorating eggs for Easter as one of our Easter Crafts. It's so simple to do and they look[...]
Fun Dinosaur Songs and Rhymes for Toddlers and Preschoolers
One of our favourite themes for fun activities to do with our toddler and preschooler at home is all about[...]
Jack and the Beanstalk Books for Toddlers and Preschoolers
I loved reading classic tales with my kids. From Jack and the Beanstalk to Goldilocks and the Three Bears. These[...]
No Cook Easter Egg Treats for Kids Parties and Snacks
With Easter slowly creeping up on us these simple Easter Treats are perfect for cooking with kids. Using ready-made Kellogg's[...]
Very Hungry Caterpillar Sensory Bin for Toddlers and Preschoolers
A sensory bin is a fantastic way to connect with a favorite book while practicing fine motor skills. Our Very[...]
Very Hungry Cress Caterpillars to Make and Grow with Toddlers
The sun is shining and we are thinking about starting to get some crafts going for spring with our tots.[...]
Favourite Nursery Rhyme Activities and Play Ideas for Toddlers and Preschoolers
We love Nursery Rhymes here on Rainy Day Mum, they are some of the first songs we sang with our[...]

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Fast Growing Seeds for Flowers and Vegetables to Grow with Kids
With the last frost due later this month, it's time to get the gardening season off to a start with[...]
Delicious and Yummy Egg Salad for Easter Brunch
With all of our egg decorating in preparation for Easter we have just a few hard-boiled eggs and although I[...]
Very Hungry Caterpillar Art Project for Kids
One of our favourite parts of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Story is the final pages. Where after the caterpillar has[...]
Jack and the Beanstalk Measurement Activity for Kids
Our favourite Classic Tale to read in spring with kids in Jack and the Beanstalk. My kids have always been[...]
Spring Bulbs Nature Study with Kids
With your garden filled with spring flowers most of which have grown from bulbs, it's a fantastic time to look[...]
Easy Easter Eggs to decorate with kids – Wax Resist Technique
We love decorating eggs for Easter as one of our Easter Crafts. It's so simple to do and they look[...]
Fun Dinosaur Songs and Rhymes for Toddlers and Preschoolers
One of our favourite themes for fun activities to do with our toddler and preschooler at home is all about[...]
Jack and the Beanstalk Books for Toddlers and Preschoolers
I loved reading classic tales with my kids. From Jack and the Beanstalk to Goldilocks and the Three Bears. These[...]
No Cook Easter Egg Treats for Kids Parties and Snacks
With Easter slowly creeping up on us these simple Easter Treats are perfect for cooking with kids. Using ready-made Kellogg's[...]
Very Hungry Caterpillar Sensory Bin for Toddlers and Preschoolers
A sensory bin is a fantastic way to connect with a favorite book while practicing fine motor skills. Our Very[...]

Hi, I'm Cerys. A mum of two, setting our family goals and dreams with you and if they get rained off for a while, pulling on our wellington boots and dancing in the puddles!

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