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An easy to make and decorate with your child no sew pencil roll from felt. This is a great project to make with your child for back to school!

Create

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

Easy maths at home

Learn

Support your Toddlers, Preschoolers and School Kids Learn.

Quick growing seeds and plants ideal for gardening with kids. These fast growing plants are perfect for at home or in the classroom.

Time Together

Ideas and Inspiration for Activities that you can do Together

Delicious and easy to make spice mix for fajitas, tacos and BBQ seasoning or any time you want a Mexican-Inspired meal to share.

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

Rubbish the Recycled Robot Monster and Create your Own Happy
One of the things that makes me so sad is the way that my generation has become so throw away.[...]
B is for Bird – Animal Letter Craft for Toddlers
Last week we introduced our Alphabet Animal Crafts series here on Rainy Day Mum with our a is for ant[...]
Delicious Halloween Recipes for Kids to Cook
Cooking is always a fun time with kids, especially around Halloween season. For some reason, everything in the kitchen becomes[...]
Simple Spelling Words Wall
Over the last year, we have been working at home on ways of helping my youngest learn spelling words. From[...]
Simple Apple Tree Sensory Bag for Toddlers and Preschoolers
As we start to go into autumn apple season is in full swing. It is a perfect start of the[...]
Pumpkin Crumble Muffins with Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipes
If there are just two sweet things I could eat it would be muffins and crumble. I'm not sure during[...]
Apple Tree Math – Simple Counting Activity for Toddlers and Preschoolers
As autumn seems to have hit and our apple trees are full of fruit it's an ideal time to explore[...]
Date Night Movies Ideas from Netflix
Once upon a time date nights for my husband and I used to consist of a lovely meal in a[...]
A is for Ant – Animal Alphabet Craft for Toddlers
Learning to read begins with toddlers learning their ABC's and starting to recognise the beginning letter sounds of words. We[...]
Simple Paper Towel Chromatography Experiment for Kids
One of my favourite experiments to do with the younger students when I taught secondary school science was Chromatography -[...]
Spiced Cupcakes with Cinnamon Butter Cream and Apple Pie Topping
It's that time of the year when our tree is full of apples as are the local farm shops and[...]
Number and Counting Books for Toddlers and Preschoolers
Along with singing our counting rhymes and songs, we love to add some number books to our book basket each[...]

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Hands-on weekly virtual book club for toddlers and preschoolers. Encouraging a love of books as you play, create and learn together.

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Virtual Book Club for Kids Themes and Featured books for August and September 2018

Join our Weekly Toddler and Preschool Newsletter and get themed activities each week for your little ones.

Encourage a love of reading, get creative, play, learn and have fun together with these easy, simple, no fuss activities that you will love to share

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Rubbish the Recycled Robot Monster and Create your Own Happy
One of the things that makes me so sad is the way that my generation has become so throw away.[...]
B is for Bird – Animal Letter Craft for Toddlers
Last week we introduced our Alphabet Animal Crafts series here on Rainy Day Mum with our a is for ant[...]
Delicious Halloween Recipes for Kids to Cook
Cooking is always a fun time with kids, especially around Halloween season. For some reason, everything in the kitchen becomes[...]
Simple Spelling Words Wall
Over the last year, we have been working at home on ways of helping my youngest learn spelling words. From[...]
Simple Apple Tree Sensory Bag for Toddlers and Preschoolers
As we start to go into autumn apple season is in full swing. It is a perfect start of the[...]
Pumpkin Crumble Muffins with Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipes
If there are just two sweet things I could eat it would be muffins and crumble. I'm not sure during[...]
Apple Tree Math – Simple Counting Activity for Toddlers and Preschoolers
As autumn seems to have hit and our apple trees are full of fruit it's an ideal time to explore[...]
Date Night Movies Ideas from Netflix
Once upon a time date nights for my husband and I used to consist of a lovely meal in a[...]
A is for Ant – Animal Alphabet Craft for Toddlers
Learning to read begins with toddlers learning their ABC's and starting to recognise the beginning letter sounds of words. We[...]
Simple Paper Towel Chromatography Experiment for Kids
One of my favourite experiments to do with the younger students when I taught secondary school science was Chromatography -[...]

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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