Archive of ‘Entertainment’ category

Friday Five - Fathers Day Preview

5 Picture Books for Father’s Day

We’ve already celebrated Father’s Day in Germany this year last month, but it’s Father’s Day in the UK (and also the US and other places) this coming weekend, so for the latest edition of my Friday Five book roundup, I’ve put together some of our favourite picture books for dads – plus one that’s on […] Read more…

Friday 5 More Summer Picture Book Reads Preview

More Summer Picture Book Reads for Kids

After partaking in our first BBQ of the year in Edinburgh, earlier this week (let’s not talk about the month’s worth of rain that came down the day before), and more ice-cream weather in Berlin today, I think we can say Summer is definitely well on its way. Time for another round-up of summer picture […] Read more…

Friday 5 - Berlin Preview

Kids Books About Berlin

Keeping in with this week’s Berlin theme, I thought it was about time to share some of our favourite Berlin kids books. Whether you live here, are planning a visit, or simply want to introduce your kids to other places around the world, these books are perfect for toddlers, pre-schoolers and also one recommendation for […] Read more…

Friday 5 - fave kids tv preview

{Friday Five} Favourite Kids TV Shows

After opening that whole screen time can of worms the other week, when I shared some of our favourite toddler apps with you, I thought I’d return to the topic and address the other side of screen time: tv shows. While there are certainly a lot of rubbish or questionable tv shows produced for kids out […] Read more…

Friday 5 - Bedtime Books Preview

Bedtime Books About Bedtime

Any book can be a bedtime book. But some bedtime books are also books about bedtime. Here are a few of our favourites, clockwise starting from the top: Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed, by Eileen Christelow – This rhyming story with fun illiustrations was a present from one of our relatives, the first […] Read more…

Friday 5 - Foxy Books Preview

Foxy Books for Foxy Kids

I’ve got another themed round of book recommendations for you this week. Following on from the previous round-up of our favourite foxy toys, comes a round-up of our favourite foxy books. It will come as no surprise that these were all gifts received for Mr Fox, and yes, Fox really is his name (well, his […] Read more…

Friday 5 - great apps for toddlers - preview

Great Apps for Toddlers

Screen time is a contentious topic amongst parents, but let’s face it, sometimes the digital baby sitter can be a life saver, whether it’s on a long train or plane ride, to entertain a sick kiddo stuck in bed, or just – and I’m being totally honest here – to get the kids out from […] Read more…

Friday 5 - books for 6 yr olds - preview

Books My 6 Year Old Loves

The boys love scrolling through my photos on Instagram, and when my older boy saw the collages from my book recommendation posts, he asked ‘What’s that?’ So I told him. He looked through them all, and spotted the one of Books for 2 Year Olds. His next question was, ‘Why is there not one with […] Read more…

Friday 5 bunny books - preview

Beloved Bunny Books

Since I’m taking a blogging break next week, to spend some quality time with my kids during the school holidays, this will be the last book round up before Easter. So staying with the Easter theme, I thought I would share some of our most beloved bunny books. Clockwise, starting from the top: Guess How […] Read more…

Friday 5 - Spring preview

Books to Welcome Spring

Now that we have the Spring Equinox behind us, I thought it was time to share some of our favourite kids book to welcome in the new season. So, clockwise, starting from the top: The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle – A popular classic, but I just had to include it. When our elder […] Read more…

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