"I can't wait until I'm 11 and I find out if I'm a wizard." It was the first thing Freya said to me the other morning, before I had even opened my eyes. Gah! Is this a Father Christmas scenario where I let her believe until she doesn't? Or do I crush her dreams of … Continue reading Harry Potter Theme Toilet Roll Craft For Kids.
After being sent home from school poorly yesterday, I made Freya a snuggly bed on the sofa, gave her the iPad and expected her to rest. And she did. For five minutes. Literally. “I think we should go outside and play football, the fresh air will do me good,” she said. It was a nice … Continue reading Two Easy Halloween Crafts To Do With A Child Sent Home From School Poorly (But Not All That Ill).
When our latest craft box arrived I was a little despondent because surely nothing could top paper flowers? Had we peaked too soon? I opened it up and you know in films when a child lifts the lid of treasure box, the special effects kick in and they are bathed in a golden glow? Well, … Continue reading Simple Creature ‘Hand’ Puppets #BostikBlogger.
Ever since she went back after the Christmas holiday, Freya hasn't liked school. When we talk to her about what's wrong there's a different problem every day - "she hasn't got any friends", "the work is too hard", "a boy pushed her", "she can't do maths'. We've had tears and tantrums (and that's just me) … Continue reading A “Tea-rrific” Valentine’s Gift For Teachers #Bostikblogger