Christmas dinner 2020 style

Is there a more important meal than Christmas dinner? It’s the one time of the year when everyone pulls out all the stops, but it also creates so much pressure too when really it is just a glorified roast….. which most of us enjoy once a week anyway. Let’s begin with the table…. this year … Read more

What a year it’s been

What a year it’s been

Christmas Day has been and gone, I sat looking at the Christmas tree on the evening of 27th December feeling down that Christmas was over and that we have nothing to look forwards to. The news has rumours of another lockdown and tiers with more restrictions and there’s even talks about school closures. For a … Read more

Pine cone elf and snowman craft activity

Pine cone elf and snowman craft activity

This little choir of pine cone elf craft characters was really simple to put together and makes a beautiful little Christmas choir display. You will need: Pine cones Wooden balls Scraps of felt Scissors Double sided tape Needle and thread Glue Bells Pens to add features First things first plan ahead and stick your wooden … Read more

The age of Aquarius – 2020 the year attitudes to technology for children changed

It’s 2020 and people have been talking and singing about the age of Aquarius for a long time, but this major cosmic event is finally about to happen. Wether you believe in astrology or not, the changing of an astrological age seems to affect civilisation and cultural tendencies (according to Wikipedia anyway). This makes me … Read more

Umberslade Farm changes

Umberslade Farm Park Pony Experience

Just before Christmas 2020  many of our planned activities were cancelled. I felt heartbroken for all of the businesses struggling amidst the chaos of 2020 and was delighted to see places such as Umberslade Farm try to make the most of things. During the summer we visited and went on a 5k trek around the … Read more

Clay heart ornaments

This is the last of my clay ornaments. I was challenging myself to see just how many things I could make from one single pack and I surprised myself! We managed to end up with quite an array of things. You will need: Terracotta clay Cookie cutters Wooden skewer Alphabet stamps Twine These start out … Read more