Our theme this week is nothing more than an excuse to do lots of maths activities (which is not difficult with so many fun ways to do them). – fish and graph. We… Continue reading


The little man and I have spoken a lot lately about real and pretend things and of course aliens came up often while we were busy with space activities recently. So this week… Continue reading


Following on from planes last week, we spent this week having fun with rockets. – painting a rocket and aluminium foil – planet painting (rolling practice golf balls through paint) – sorting words into… Continue reading


The little man was enjoying folding and flying paper aeroplanes so we came up with a few more activities to go along with it. – Folding, flying and measuring distance with paper planes… Continue reading

Box Dump Truck

Thanks for all your requests for more information on making a dump truck from a cardboard box. I used one nappy/diaper box for the cab and frame and a second, smaller box for… Continue reading

Egg Science

The little man was recently given a science kit which he loves so with Easter approaching and so many experiments that use eggs we decided to have some fun with egg science. We also talked… Continue reading

Owls and Fireflies

Lots of owls and fireflies this week, inspired by PD Eastman, Sam and the Firefly. Beginner Books, 1958. – paper bag owls (inspired by this) – bottle fireflies with glowsticks (inspired by this) – pom… Continue reading

Fire engine fun

Making the large cardboard fire engine sparked a week of fire engine and firemen activities for us. – cardboard tube firemen and dalmatians (dalmatian inspired by these reindeer) – fire engine word match (inspired by… Continue reading

Fire Engine

Our latest addition to our collection of box vehicles is a fire engine made from a large cardboard box.  Being so much bigger than our previous vehicles, I was able to add doors on one… Continue reading

Valentine’s Day

We have spent the past couple of weeks using Valentine’s Day as an opportunity to talk about God’s love – God’s love for children, God’s love for everyone, our love for God and our… Continue reading