International Talk Like a Pirate Day

A day of celebration that can’t fail to bring a smile to your face – today is international talk like a pirate day. – http://talklikeapirate.com/wordpress/ But if engaging your friends and family with phrases like Shiver me timbers isn’t your thing here are  25 pirate crafts you can create with children from Kids Activity Blog – http://kidsactivitiesblog.com/66927/25-pirate-crafts-kids-can-make Continue reading International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Roald Dahl Activity Book – Children’s Party

In 2006 the a clever bunch of people decided to dedicate a day each year to celebrate the works of British author Roald Dahl that date is 13th September. With amazing books like Mathilda, Charlie and the Chocolate factory and my huband’s favourite Danny Champion of the World there’s something for everyone. So if you have little ones and want to encourage them to read … Continue reading Roald Dahl Activity Book – Children’s Party

Crafts with Kids: Make a Castle

With children on holiday for the summer it’s good to have some projects planned to keep them busy.  This is a great craft project to make with children.  You can get them involved in making the castle and then afterwards they have a fun and inexpensive toy. You start with some cardboard boxes and from these create the basic shape of your castle.  I suggest … Continue reading Crafts with Kids: Make a Castle

Happy Birthday to the Creator of Peter Rabbit

Today celebrates the birthday of English writer, illustrator and conservationist Helen Beatrix Potter.  Born on this day in 1866 she is famous as the creator of children’s characters and story books. Amongst her most famous being Peter Rabbit; Flopsy, Mopsy and Cottontail, Mrs Tiggy-Winkle  and my favourite Jemima Puddle-Duck. A great website for small children you’ll find a load of resources on hop, skip and … Continue reading Happy Birthday to the Creator of Peter Rabbit