Dear Mummy, I love crafting and anything to do with making things. It’s the perfect way to keep me occupied on rainy days. I was kindly sent some cool Plasticine sets from Flair_GP to play with. Plasticine is the original modelling clay and a timeless classic that conjures up all sorts of childhood memories for my … More Having fun with Plasticine #CreativePlayWithFlair
Dear Mummy, the lockdown crafting crisis is real. It seems the whole nation is crafting for homeschooling and to keep us kids occupied. And why not? We love crafting and it’s great for problem solving and creativity. But it makes it harder to buy art materials online. We spent weeks trying to get crafting/art supplies … More Crafting with Viking Direct!
Dear Mummy, we love crafting and creating, so anything with a make-do and mend approach is great for us. So I was super excited to be invited down to Bunnings Warehouse in Basingstoke to attend a workshop with TV presenter and Upcycler Max McMurdo. I had lots of fun on my daddy daughter day as mummy … More Upcycling to the Max!
Dear Mummy, one cartoon programme that has really made a difference in my life is PJ Masks on the Disney Jnr Channel. Because it’s made me want to be a superhero…a female superhero! “Night in the city, and a brave band of heroes is ready to face fiendish villains to stop them messing with your day!” If … More Celebrating PJ Masks!
Dear Mummy, I’m a massive fan of Julia Donaldson. The first book my mummy bought for me was Room on the Broom when I was a baby. Julia’s fast-paced rhyming prose is engaging and my folks find it fun to read to me. With illustrations by Axel Scheffler, the book is very bright and colourful. I can nearly recite the book … More Room on the Broom Party Ideas
Dear Mummy, last weekend we visited The New Forest Fairy Festival in Burley, Hampshire. No little girl would be complete without her fairy costume and this year I wanted to wear a dress that wasn’t just a costume but could be worn on special occasions too! By special occasions I mean wearing it down the … More Allie and Bird Tutu Review
Dear Mummy, you are my best friend. This week we’re looking forward to celebrating International Friendship Day. We think it’s super important to be friends with your folks. The International Day of Friendship is a United Nations (UN) day that promotes the role that friendship plays in promoting peace in many cultures. It is observed on July 30 … More Strengthening the Mother Daughter Bond
Dear Mummy, we went to a ball last weekend, but this was no ordinary ball. It was for bugs and creepy crawlies…..oh and us! Not the bugs you find in the garden though…extra special crafty ones. *Phew* It was an Ugly Bug Ball organised by Messy Monsters in Basingstoke. We’re big supporters of promoting and helping … More Messy Monsters Basingstoke
Dear mummy, thank goodness for Toucan Boxes! It’s our 3rd day on holiday and the weather is awful. We’re confined to my caravan and I’m climbing the walls. Luckily my mummy packed my Mister Maker Toucan Box, as she knew I’d need occupying if the heavens opened. It’s now raining cats and dogs and our caravan … More Mister Maker saves the day!
Dear mummy, I’m fascinated with the underwater world and some of my favourite books revolve around the sea and are The Little Mermaid, Snail on a Whale and The Singing Mermaid. I’d like to be a mermaid one day, much to my mummy’s amusement, and the closest I’ll get to that dream is watching the fish and … More Our underwater adventure at Weymouth SEA LIFE
Dear Mummy, while we were on holiday in Northern Ireland we visited a beautiful beach on the Causeway Coast called White Rocks. The golden stretch of sand was located just outside Portrush and before the Giants Causeway (which we visited on the same day). It is one of the nicest stretches of sand we’ve ever … More Creating beach mementos
Dear Mummy, we love making pom-poms animals, this week for Easter we have made an Easter chick. It’s actually easier than it looks and great fun to do. This is what we did. Making pom-poms . . . with a pom-pom maker This ingenious little machine allows you to make pom-poms without having to cut out … More How to make a pom-pom chick
Dear Mummy, a couple of weekends ago we visited Hayling Island on the South Coast. Hayling Island is a true island, completely surrounded by sea. It is shaped like an inverted T and is about 4 miles long and wide. A road bridge connects its northern end to the mainland of England at Langstone, Hampshire. … More Finding treasure on Hayling Island
Dear Mummy, last month you visited the London Toy Fair 2016. You had a great time browsing the stands and seeing what was new in the toy industry. One product which caught your eye was Nutty Putty by Alphabet Pie! See, I love putty in pots, the ones you squelch and mould, bounce and stretch … More Going Nutty for Putty!