Easy Quizzes & Games for Children to Play on Zoom

Like so many, Zoom had become our go-to, for chats and fun with family and friends the past few weeks. My children are quite young for long chats, so having games and quizzes they can play in video chats, has given them a bit of a focus, when chatting with their friends. Scavenger Hunt To Play With Children on Zoom…
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How to Make Mess Free Slime – Fun Homemade Squishy Bags for Children

Slime can be a lot of fun, but wow can it get messy! So, if you are looking for a mess free slime activity, these little bags are a great alternative where it all gets contained. My little girl loves all the different squishy toys you can get in the shops at the moment, but this time instead of spending…
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Top Tips for Visiting Colchester Zoo

We love Colchester Zoo. By far one of the best family attractions in Essex. Having been so many times, if you are looking for a Colchester Zoo review, to plan your visit, here’s our top tips on how to enjoy your Colchester day out to the max. Colchester Zoo, Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0SL First of all, If…
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Being a Lockdown Mum – Our Weird New Normal

From the noise and mess to baking & phone obsession’s, here are the 10 things I’ve learned being a family in Lockdown As we all now start emerging from our family cocoons, it’s made me reflect on how one of the weirdest times of our lives, for me now at least, also feels weirdly normal. The last 12 weeks have…
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Marshmallow Spaghetti Game -Kids Building Challenge

Have you heard of the spaghetti marshmallow game? All you need is two items for a simple, silly but entertaining challenge to set your kids. What do you need for the spaghetti marshmallow challenge? If you are looking for an easy rainy day activity indoors, or team-building exercise for a bunch of children, the marshmallow spaghetti game takes seconds to…
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Skittle Pinata Cupcakes – No Bake Simple Kids Activity

Making vanilla cupcakes has always been my fallback recipe to make with my children. So, when my kids asked to make a piñata cake after watching a YouTube clip, Skittle Pinata Cupcakes, seemed a good lockdown baking challenge to try. We already had some Skittles, as we are going to try the Skittle science experiment this week too, so hidden…
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Simple Nutella Banana Bread Swirl Recipe

A Nutella banana bread recipe that’s easy for kids to bake, with just a few store cupboard ingredients. I make a lot of banana bread, all my family like it, it’s good to keep the kids going in between meals and I always seem to have bananas going brown in my fruit bowl. Plus, it’s perfect for cooking with children. From fun mashing…
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Easy Lava Lamp Experiment For Children – Kitchen Science for Kids

Combining science with making something pretty was a win win for my little girl. All we needed was a few things we already had in the food cupboard to make her very own lava lamp. This kitchen science experiment for children is really easy and a simple learning exercise that only takes a couple of minutes to set up. Easy…
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