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Make a simple advent calendar for your family

November 29, 2018 | Filed under About Children, Inexpensive play

I made this for my grandchildren last year and they had so much fun.  …Read more

School holidays activities 2. Start a garden indoors

July 24, 2013 | Filed under Inexpensive play

Winter school holidays can be a challenge to find activities to keep the children occupied when its often cold and wet.

Starting seeds is a fun activity, and it’s great to do with kids! …Read more

School holidays activities 1. Make a rainbow wind spinner

July 12, 2013 | Filed under Inexpensive play

I’ve been looking for interesting activities for the younger set n time for the next school holidays.  This wind spinner took my fancy and I’m planning to make it with my grandsons next week.  I found it on http://www.kidspot.com.au …Read more

Children and Science – Baking soda and vinegar volcano

August 20, 2012 | Filed under Inexpensive play

I was going to stay with my daughter and grandchildren recently and before I went I thought it would be interesting to show them what happened in the kitchen when you mix baking soda and vinegar.  I do this all the time when I’m making up more kitchen cleaner (see recipe here)

Then I found the science kids web site with a lot of science ‘experiments you can do with your children.  Lots of fun in school holidays or for a wet Sunday afternoon.

 

 

 

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