If you have a box of art and craft materials and some card or paper then thats all you need for an easy peasy card making activity. On Monday after the school run the twins were pretty tired and needed a quiet activity to get on with. So I set up the table with some… Continue reading Easy peasy card making activity
When it rains we all know as parents, grandparents, nannies, childminders or other childcare professionals it can be a pain when to rains. Being stuck inside all day can send you all a bit crazy! Don’t threat though. There are still PLENTY of things you could do to stay entertained. You could just brave it… Continue reading 20 ideas to do with your children when it rains
This week my nanny child and I made some homemade bird feeders. It’s very simple and you don’t need many items at all. It’s a nice little activity to do with children to encourage them to be interested in wildlife. You need: Unflavoured gelatine powder Wild bird feed Water Cookie cutters Method: First you need… Continue reading Homemade bird feeders
Hiya everyone, I’m not sure if many of you have noticed but I have made a couple of changes to my site. The main change is that my blog isn’t strictly a nanny blog anymore, but also a childcare and lifestyle blog. I feel that the blog will still be 90% nanny/childcare related. But it… Continue reading Little changes
I love baking. Especially with children. I think it’s important to teach children to cook/bake from scratch. Plus it’s fun! Banana muffins are so yummy. I used to make banana bread but I find banana muffins easier and better in my opinion. I use this recipe and it works every time. The muffins Serves 12:… Continue reading Banana muffins
We have finally finished the first Easter half term week! And breathe… If your a parent or in childcare make sure you try and have a rest over the weekend for the second week. I have already written about our first half term week that you can find here… Easter break: Part one! Thursday Thursday was a… Continue reading Easter Break: Part Two!
It has been a busy week and we are still only half way through! I will be glad when this week is over as I definately need a rest. I am doing long hours this week – next week I have the week off so I plan on many lay ins. This week so far…… Continue reading Easter break: Part One!