Posts Tagged ‘summer camp’

Kids Books Bingo - a book that makes you laugh

#KidsBooksBingo 2020: Books That Make Us Laugh

This summer, I have been 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 of […] Read more…

Shiny Penny Experiment

Shiny Penny Experiment

We’re back with our final summer camp science session today (though we may share some more science experiments later in the year). If you missed the introduction I recommend you go back and read it as it includes some general tips for all our science sessions. This week we have another experiment that’s super simple to […] Read more…

Fossil Cookies Recipe

Fossil Cookies

We have a really fun cooking challenge for you this week. My 5 yr old and I made these fossil cookies together a couple of weeks ago, and it was really fun – and yummy too! As before – and I always tell me children this – first read the whole recipe through from start […] Read more…

Kids Books Bingo - books about monsters

#KidsBooksBingo 2020: Books About Monsters

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 of the bingo […] Read more…

Floating Egg Experiment

Floating Egg Experiment

We’re back with another summer camp science session today. If you missed the introduction I recommend you go back and read it as it includes some general tips for all our science sessions. This week we have another experiment that’s really easy to do and only requires a few simple items from around your kitchen. Here’s what you […] Read more…

Bratkartoffeln mit Spiegelei

Bratkartoffeln mit Spiegelei

Okay, so ‘Brakartoffeln mit Spiegelei’ is basically just fried potatoes with fried eggs, but it sounds so much better in German. It’s a fairly popular dish in Germany, and can either be made fresh or as ‘Restessen’ (leftovers) to use up potatoes. If we are having another dish with potatoes that week, I quite often […] Read more…

DIY Cardboard Box TV

This week’s summer camp craft project is a little more complex, but it is a super fun one. We are going to make a TV out of a cereal box and cardboard tubes, and then draw a ‘film’ to show on the TV. Who is this activity suitable for? Older kids can help to make […] Read more…

Kids Books Bingo - Books Set on a Farm

#KidsBooksBingo 2020: Books Set on a Farm

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 of the bingo […] Read more…

Lava Lamp Experiment

We’re back with another summer camp science session today. If you missed the introduction I recommend you go back and read it as it includes some general tips for all our science sessions. This week we are going to do a fun experiment which only requires a few simple items. Here’s what you will need: Vegetable oil Water […] Read more…

Frozen Fruit Pops

Frozen Fruit Pops

We’ve had some quite mixed weather in Edinburgh over the last couple of weeks, including a few scorchers (well, be Scottish standards) so we made some tasty frozen fruit pops to cool everyone down. This recipe is suitable for: gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian, vegan, nut free. Ingredients (makes 6 to 8) 2-3 kiwis Half […] Read more…

DIY Pipe Cleaner Bubble Wands

DIY Pipe Cleaner Bubble Wands

Following on from last week’s giant bubble science session, we made some small bubble wands too which are really fun and easy for kids to make themselves, and also make cute gifts. You could write out a bubble recipe to go with them, if you are giving them away (see my previous bubble post for […] Read more…

Kids Books Bingo - a book with a tiger in it

#KidsBooksBingo 2020: Books with Tigers

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 of the bingo […] Read more…

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