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ToucanBox

ToucanBox

ToucanBox – “Unleashing your creativity, one box at a time.” The ToucanBox is a monthly subscription to encourage crafting, creativity and learning for children aged 3-8 years old. Inside each ToucanBox is a magazine packed with STEAM inspired activities including puzzles, games, experiences, recipes and lots more. There are also two craft projects including all inspiration, material and easy to follow instructions.

Wakefield Walks

Wakefield Walks

The Corona Virus is something that will be making history. Our children will tell their grandchildren about the time that the country stopped, parents stayed home and we spent a lot of time playing and making memories. In times like this, you have to try and see the positives. I’m actually making a list of achievements in lockdown but that’s for another post. Today it’s walks for children in Wakefield! I wanted to share my appreciation for the area we…

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Lockdown Activities for Year 1

Lockdown Activities for Year 1

Social media is awash with ideas for keeping the little ones entertained during the Coronavirus lockdown. The more ideas the better in my opinion!  In my blog post “Lockdown Lessons” I said that planning a few tasks a day helped me. Therefore, I thought I’d share some of the more popular activities for Year 1 I’ve had Lucas doing over the last fortnight… Biology – What Am I Made Of? I’ve had a big roll of plain paper that I…

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Fun At Calypso Cove

Fun At Calypso Cove

For the final weekend, before Lucas returned to school after the Christmas holidays, we spent a lovely morning at Calypso Cove in Barnsley Metrodome. If you’re looking for swimming in South Yorkshire, it’s the only place to visit. It’s a leisure centre that I have fond memories of. From visiting with my Dad when I was little (and very different!) to watching my nieces win gold medals in acro gymnastics! Calypso Cove has adapted and changed over the years and…

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