Posts Tagged ‘gift guide’

How to put together an Explorer Kit

It’s that time of year again, when everyone is on the lookout for gift ideas. We have two November birthdays to throw in to the mix too, to complicate matters. Keen to avoid mindlessly adding to the ever-growing stash of toys, I’m always on the lookout for alternative gift ideas, and one of my favourite […] Read more…

What to Pack in a ‘Schultüte’ (Vol.2)

Exactly one week to go! I can’t believe it’s come around so quickly and my youngest will be off to school so soon! As I’ve mentioned before, this milestone is celebrated big time in German tradition. We’ll be having a little party for him this weekend, with friends and family, and yesterday I shared a […] Read more…

Gift Guide for Kids Starting School

I can’t believe that my youngest will be starting school in just four weeks! In Germany, this was a very big deal. When Oskar started school in Berlin three years ago, they had a big enrolment ceremony on the Saturday before their first proper day. The older classes put on a show with singing and […] Read more…

Gift Idea for Dads: Joke Jar

We have Father’s Day coming up in the UK in a few weeks time, so I thought I would share a great DIY gift idea that kids can easily make themselves (this would obviously also make a great gift for mums who like jokes). Oskar actually made this for his dad last Christmas, so we […] Read more…

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

With Mothering Sunday looming here in the UK at the end of March, and then Mother’s Day in May in many other parts of the world including Germany (must remember to buy a card for my mum now to send her in May!), I thought it would be fun to put together a wee gift […] Read more…

Toys for Boys – An Alternative Gift Guide

In the run up to Christmas, the internet is always flooded with gift guides of all descriptions. My favourite gift guides for kids are those that are themed by interests – such as gift guides for explorers, music lovers, little cooks, engineers or architects, or my own recent guides for book bugs or creative kids. […] Read more…

Gifts for Creative Kids

I had such fun putting together the Gift Guide for Little Book Bugs last week, that I thought I would put together another one with some of my favourite ideas for kids to get creative. Of course, there are the obvious things, such as art supplies, play dough, dressing up clothes and Lego, which you […] Read more…

Gift Guide for Little Book Bugs

What do you give a kid for Christmas who loves books? A book, of course! Or several books, even. When I was a kid, we always received a book for Christmas, and for our birthday, regardless of what else we got. But if you are looking to give something a bit more than a book […] Read more…

Gift Idea: Personalised Children’s Books

This week, I have a slightly smaller round of book recommendations for you – just three, instead of five – because I would like to go in to a little more detail. With Christmas fast approaching, everyone is on the look out for great gift ideas, and in my eyes, books are always a perfect […] Read more…

Danish Kids Favourites

  Somewhere between my first and my second baby, I discovered my love for Danish design. Since we’d saved pretty much all our baby stuff the first time round, baby no.2 was fully equipped, which I took as an excuse to invest in a couple of additional high quality pieces, so he wouldn’t just have hand-me-downs. […] Read more…

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