Our Favourite Picture Books for Easter

It’s Friday! Time for another book post, and with Easter only a few sleeps away I thought I’d give you an update on our favourite Easter related picture books since we’ve added a couple new titles to our home library since last year. They are not all specifically about Easter, but there are plenty of […] Read more…

Save the Date! Wallace & Gromit’s Musical Marvels [AD]

So here’s the thing, we do a lot of cultural stuff as a family, but one thing we’ve not really exposed the kids to is classical music , which is something I would like to change. My husband and I both love classical music, and we’ve played them classical pieces at home, but we’ve never […] Read more…

Chocolate Easter Nests

Easter is getting closer, so today I have another sweet (literally) and easy little idea for you. I’m going to share how we made chocolate Easter nests for our German playgroup’s Easter meet-up last weekend.   Some folk make their Easter nets with shredded wheat, but since I need to avoid wheat and gluten we […] Read more…

Review: Beaker Creatures Reactor Pods + Giveaway [AD]

Following in the footsteps of last week’s review of the Weekend Box Club STEM boxes, we have another fun little science related product for you today, which we were invited to review – the new Beaker Creatures Reactor Pods from Learning Resources. Disclosure: We were sent four Beaker Creatures Reactor Pods free of charge, in […] Read more…

The Cutting Edge of Museums. Literally.

Happy Museum Monday everyone! This week, I have another curiosity from our travels around the world’s museums to share with you – the <Deutsches Klingenmuseum> which literally translates as the German Blade Museum. The Blade Museum is located in Solingen, famous as the ‘town of blades’ for hundreds of years, with blades for swords and […] Read more…

Painting Easter Eggs with Little Brian Paint Sticks [AD]

With Easter only a week away, let’s talk some more about decorating eggs. In Germany, decorating hard boiled Easter eggs is pretty much a national obsession. You wouldn’t believe the amount of different kinds of egg dying and egg decorating kits available in the shops. Here’s just a small selection of what was available in […] Read more…

Exploring the Edinburgh Science Festival [AD]

You may remember a couple weeks ago, I posted a ‘Save the Date’ about the Edinburgh Science Festival. Well, it’s here! And we’ve been making the most of it. Last weekend, we visited the City Art Centre, which offers interactive science fun over five floors, and is one of the Festival’s biggest attractions. We had […] Read more…

Easter Bunny Treat Bags

Today I have a really cute and easy Easter craft for you. We are having some friends over on Easter Sunday, so I wanted to make some little treats for everyone. These could also double up as table decorations, or would also work great as prizes in an Easter egg hunt. Here’s what you’ll need: […] Read more…

Museum Explorers #3

Happy Museum Monday! We’re back with another interview, in my new series where families share their favourite museums with you! This month, we have Suzy from Our Bucket List Lives. 1. Why don’t you start by telling us a bit about yourself and your family? My name is Suzy McCullough and I write over at Our Bucket […] Read more…

Review: Weekend Box Club STEM Boxes [AD]

Hands up if your kids love science! Mine do. A couple months ago, I shared a review of the fabulous Weekend Box Club activity boxes, which offer a mix of crafts and baking, and were a big hit with my boys. So when we heard that Weekend Box Club were now also STEM boxes, I […] Read more…

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