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Free PhonicsPlay Subscription Home Education Resource

For those of you with younger ones learning phonics, http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk has been opened up for free. The username and password are below. They’ve asked for the message to be spread far and wide so feel free to share elsewhere too if you like. There is also a tablet/mobile site at new.phonicsplay.co.uk as well as http://www.phonicsplaycomics.co.uk where there are free decodable comics […] Read more…

How To Make Home Made Bath Bombs With Kids

homemade bath bombs

We love bath bombs in our house but they are just far too expensive to be buying and using for every bath time! This week we were gifted a Bath Bomb Factory to try out making our very own bath bombs. The box suggests the kit is suitable for ages 6+. The instructions were super […] Read more…

5 Best Places To Pick Your Own Pumpkin In Yorkshire

pick your own pumpkin yorkshire

The air is cooler and the nights are slowly starting to draw in. I love this time of year and getting all autumnal. So here’s my list of the best places to go pick your own pumpkin in Yorkshire. Then you’ll have plenty of time to get carving your pumpkins in time for Hallowe’en! Scalby […] Read more…

How To Do Bat Watching With Kids

bat watching with kids

There are just some nights where you know the kids aren’t going to go to bed on time, so why not try a bit of bat watching instead? Last week one of the kids asked me if bats were real. My response was whaaaat?? But that little person said, “well, I’ve never seen one!” Which […] Read more…