Bullet Train – Happy Days

Woah one minute I was writing about heading to Blackpool Zoo the next it was a whole week later and time to start my round up again. Seriously fast, I don’t think I’ve had a week go so fast in such a long time.  Total Bullet Train moment. School term …

Fun With Cups

Searching back through my photos stored in my emails I came across loads of pictures of the Robot having fun with cups. As I like to share activities with you to do with your kids I thought now would be the best time to show you this before I forget …

Zooming sort of! #abc123challenge

This weeks has been a bit of a blur. Week 2 of the holidays are done!  I surprise myself by saying it’s been a blur.  Every blooming week is a bit of a blur at the moment.  Being a little bit or a lot tired all the time, constantly on …

Ziggety, Zaggety, Zoom!

Ziggety, Zaggety, Zoom! Lets just have some fun. One of the Robots favourite books is Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson. One of the witches spells is “Iggety, Ziggety, Zaggety, Zoom” and I thought this would be fun way to end this alphabet challenge. A witch and magic themed …

Yes I Will Play Trains With You #abc123challenge

Week one of the school holidays done, five more to go. The words “Mummy, will you play trains with me?” Are very much engrained into my head leading me to much dread. They don’t really prepare you for the summer holidays with two little kids. They rip away your play …

Yoghurt Pot Yachts

It’s not often I spring the craft supplies out on the Robot. As much as I love crafting and making things myself I often cringe at his ability to just make a mess rather than create something, even a bit like something. I know that’s not the point of being …

Xtreme Torture #abc123challenge

Life has got the better of me this week and the blog has not for want of trying taken a back seat. I have half written blogs coming out of my ears. The week X that we are in has failed! Oh well. I’m blaming the torturous sleep I’ve been …

Xanthan Gum Safe Slime Take 2

Two years ago I had to come up with a play project revolving around the Letter X. We came up with Xanthan Gum Slime. The Robot was just over one years old and I made it with vinegar, needless to say I think it was a disaster. Roll on to …

What a Week! #ABC123Challenge

On to week W of the abc123Challenge, I can’t believe we’re on the home stretch and next week is that illusive letter X that everyone thinks about when you start at the letter A! I’ve got a good one! This week has been a bit of a blur really. I …

W is for Playing in the Woods #abc123challenge

Playing in the Woods There is nothing better than the great outdoors and one place, many places, we like to go as a family is in the woods.  We’ve been heading into the woods as a family since the Robot was born and now that he walks it makes a …

Very Happy 3rd Birthday #ABC123Challenge

My little boy turned 3 yesterday.  I can’t believe I own a 3-year-old now.  He’s been really testing my boundaries this week probably because he’s been so so excited about his birthday and his party.  It has been fun watching his excitement but if you saw one of my Instagram …

Vehicle Painting

Don’t you just love how  you come to an idea sometimes? I was sat playing in the garden with the Robot and he had dunked his tractor in the paddling pool and was riding it over the blanket where I was sat. The tyres made a really good water print …

Umbrellas #abc123challenge

This week has been another one of those blurs where we’ve done so much but done so little! I’ve not really wanted to do anything either hence why this going out on Sunday instead of Saturday. Everything has been last-minute and we have all needed umbrellas to stay cool in …