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Beginners Phonics

  Oh my, learning to read got sooo complicated! Most of us mums learnt with “look & say”. Very old school!! So, whether our kids are beginning school or we’re teaching them at home, all this phonics stuff can be super confusing!! I went searching for phonics apps for my 4 year old a few …

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Fire Experiment

This simple experiment helps kids understand what fire needs to burn. But more importantly it gives a very visual introduction to the idea of “gas” – it helps even pre-K kids understand that there is something in “thin air” even if we can’t see it. The experiment builds on the “volcano” experiment that lots of …

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The Best Learn To Read Apps For Kids

Apps are a completely brilliant way to help children learn to read. Some kids do learn quickly with traditional reading schemes. But in my experience most … including mine! … really respond to the extra motivation of cool interactive games AND rewards!

Cleaning Schedule

Use our simple weekly cleaning schedule - created with busy mothers - both working mums and SAHMs in mind - to help you stay on top of your house cleaning with our checklist of simple daily and weekly tasks #Cleaning #CleaningTips #CleaningHacks #CleaningRoutines

Our much loved Simple Weekly Cleaning Schedule post has moved to a new home on Mums Make Lists, you can find it by clicking here: Simple Weekly Cleaning Schedule. We’ve also got a bunch of other super useful posts for busy mothers who want to stay on top of their household chores with minimal time …

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Christmas Toys for Girls

Girls really can be demanding when it comes to Christmas presents , totally unlike their mothers of course 😉 Unfortunately some of their incredibly complicated ideas for complete gorgeousness can turn out more than a little expensive, again, nothing like their mothers … So this list includes some truly gorgeous Christmas gifts that will impress …

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Christmas Gift Guide

December is here and we’re all now officially allowed to go into full scale panic as we realise we’ve only got 3 weeks left to buy all our Christmas gifts … … that’s all the Christmas gifts for our kids, other people’s kids, mums, dads, grandmas, grandpas, brothers, sisters, bestie friends, cousin Jim, Auntie Jill, …

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Christmas Gifts for Babies

Now obviously most babies will be happy with a cardboard box, scrumpled wrapping paper and a wooden spoon as a Christmas gift 🙂 But unless you’re a complete scrooge you’re going to want splash out on baby’s first Christmas. And friends and family will also come proffering gifts for the new born. So to avoid …

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Junk Modelling

Junk Modelling Ideas For Kids

Junk modelling is always a hit in our house.Our shed is bulging with all sorts of boxes that I have been told I must not throw away as they are going to be “used” in some “grand project” that may turn out to be nothing more than splodging a bit of paint all over them. …

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