Category Archives: Arts and Craft

Art and Craft time with Monkey and Me

My own little racing driver

Monkey had a party to go to on Saturday, his friends Mr S and Miss B decided they wanted a fancy dress party, no theme and optional.  Well Monkey is not the most adventurous little man, and when I mentioned … Continue reading

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Mess free creative play – is there such a thing?

Mess free creative play – is there such a thing?  Oh yes!  We have discovered a gem thanks to the lovely people at Learning Resources. It’s called Play Foam and quite simply it is any parent’s dream – it provides … Continue reading

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Like a Monkey in Sand! thanks to our new sand pit

As I mentioned in my last post, we were lucky enough to visit a Plum Products event last Friday.  They very generously gave us a wonderful Store-it wooden sandpit as a thank you. They had no idea how fortuitous this … Continue reading

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Taking me back in time

Monkey was amusing himself in the kitchen whilst I was cooking dinner last night, with his blackboard and some chalks. When I turned round to check on him, it took me back to when I was a little girl.  My … Continue reading

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A bit of junk modelling for #EarthDayatWW

I’m not the most creative of people, and the idea of junk modelling has left me scratching my head a little bit.  But, having seen some great creative ideas on a recent Izziwizzi Kids #playfest session on this exact same … Continue reading

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Giving something back to our Children’s Centre

We are very lucky to have two fantastic Children’s Centres here.  Now Monkey is at pre-school we don’t get to use them so much, but what a godsend they’ve been in the past! We went to a lot of their … Continue reading

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Just another manic Monday …….

It would be fair to say that we cram a lot into a day, I keep meaning to slow down a bit but never seem to quite manage it. Life in the old dog yet you know! Today has been … Continue reading

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Crafty Friday with Monkey

Monkey does a 5 hour session at pre-school on Friday’s and always comes home exhausted.  Being as stubborn as a mule (who knows where he gets that from??) he refuses to nap in his bed or on the sofa, and … Continue reading

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Our ‘crafty’ afternoon – my kind of gardening

With Granny’s birthday coming up we thought we’d try to do something artistic (not something that comes naturally to Mummy).  Granny loves flowers and her garden; living in Southern Spain has not dampened her enthusiasm for all things floral.  I, … Continue reading

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