Make & do: April showers

It’s true that April showers can last for hours and a rain splattered spring always mixes in with the sunshine. Why not make classic poetry...

English Christmas traditions – who said old is boring?!

Out with the old in with the new… But hold fire, let’s not be too hasty! This time of year is all about seasonal...

Make & do: winter olympics

When it’s too cold to go out but your child is full of energy why not have a winter sports event in your own...

Make & do: Bark rubbings

It is hugely important for kids to still get lots of fresh air and exercise in winter but incentives to get them out when...

Bonfire Night activities

Bonfire night can be an exciting time for youngsters and there are plenty of ways to get them in the spirit of this explosive...

Make & do: a warming parcel

Have a think with your child about what someone might need to wear to keep warm and then gather up together gloves, socks, a...

Make & do: snow globe

Every child loves a snow globe and they are super easy to make You need: A small glass jarPolymer clay (or a small decoration or toy)GlycerinGlitter Instructions: If...

Make & do: Weather forecast

It’s lots of fun to keep track of the weather during spring as it changes all the time. Keeping a daily record will help...

Make & do: Simnel cake

This is a light fruit cake, similar to a Christmas cake eaten around Easter time. It used to be made for Mother's day by...

Halloween party ideas

You could have some little friends over for Halloween and ask each to bring an idea for an activity and a little snack. Pool...