Posts Tagged ‘summer camp’

Kids Books Bingo STEM books

#KidsBooksBingo 2020: STEM Books

This summer, I am hosting a reading challenge together with my lovely friend Amanda who runs the online children’s book store Books & Pieces. For the second year in a row, we are running a #KidsBooksBingo! Check out my previous post if you missed the introduction about the #KidsBooksBingo. You can also download a copy […] Read more…

Dancing Raisins Experiment

Dancing Raisins Experiment

Today is our second science day of our virtual summer camp. If you missed last week, I recommend you go back and read the introduction to last week’s science session as it includes some general tips for all our science sessions. This week, we are going to be investigating some dancing raisins! This is a […] Read more…

Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Banana bread seems to have been a popular bake during lockdown. Today I’m going to share one of our favourite variations with you – peanut butter banana bread! If you can’t eat nuts, I also have another, nut free, recipe already here on the blog for chocolate chip banana bread. As before – and I […] Read more…

Recycled Egg Carton Boats

Welcome to Week 2 of our virtual summer camp. This week in our crafting session, we will be making boats out of recycled egg cartons. There are two versions of boats you can make, with different masts using either drinking straws or skewers, and I will talk you through both versions. Who is this activity […] Read more…

Best Search and Find Books

#KidsBooksBingo Summer Reading Challenge 2020

We’ve made it to the end of our first week of summer camp. I have dedicated Friday to books, and today I want to tell you about the summer reading challenge I am hosting together with my lovely friend Amanda who runs the online children’s book store Books & Pieces. For the second year in […] Read more…

Colouring Changing Celery Science Experiment

Celery Science Experiment

Today is our first science day of summer camp. All of the experiments are perfectly safe to do at home, and use everyday household items and ingredients. There are no hazardous materials, no explosions (sorry if you were hoping for explosions!) However, there will be one or two experiments with some ‘adults only’ elements, so […] Read more…

Little Scientist Kit

A Basic Kit for Little Scientists

Hey everyone, I hope you’ve been enjoying the summer camp so far. There’s no new summer camp tutorial today, as I’ve factored in Wednesdays as a bit of a buffer for myself, but in light of our first science session tomorrow, I wanted to share a couple of tips on how to make your little […] Read more…

Mini Flatbread Pizzas

Mini Flatbread Pizzas

Today is our first day of Summer Camp cooking, and we are going to be making mini flatbread pizza. These are really easy to make – no special flour needed, no faffing around with yeast. The recipe makes six small pizzas, which is great for a light lunch or a healthy afternoon snack. Or just […] Read more…

Origami Monster Bookmarks

Origami Monster Bookmarks

Hallo everyone, and welcome to the first day of The Bear & The Fox Virtual Summer Camp! Today we have a crafting activity for you, and since many of you won’t have had much notice, I’ve chosen something that you just need paper, pens, scissors and some glue for. The activity we’ll be doing today, […] Read more…

The Bear and the Fox Virtual Summer Camp

Bear & Fox Free Virtual Summer Camp

Hello everyone! I have something exciting to share with you. With a lot of people’s summer plans interrupted, I thought I’d put together a little FREE virtual summer camp on the blog. The summer holidays started in Edinburgh today, and elsewhere in the UK will follow in a couple of weeks, so from next week […] Read more…