Happy World Book Day! Bagl (who will be 5 at the end of the month) is going to tell you about some of his current favourite books to celebrate. The Ultimate Book of Vehicles by Anne-Sophie Baumann and Didier Balicevic ‘It has lots and lots of flaps and all the pictures are vehicles. There are … More Happy World Book Day!
In October we had our first family holiday abroad, to Paris, and I thought I’d share some of our findings and tips. It was a budget trip, a very budget trip thanks to the pound and euro being pretty much equal when we went (my main tip for saving money would be to book and … More Budget family trip to Paris
I’ve been taking part in A Playful Day’s The Maker’s Year after one of my friends highlighted it on Twitter. I was looking for something to help me think a bit more about my making, and to do some more of it, and this fit the bill! I’m even writing my first blog post for … More What does making mean to you?
Merry Christmas, festive and seasonal greetings to you all. We had a little bit of snow in our neck of the woods at the end of November so I seized the chance to use Bagl’s Playmobil to take a photo for a card, kind of regretting not printing enough for all our friends and family … More Festive greetings!
Every so often people ask me for my Christmas picture book recommendations, or just want to know which ones we’ve got, so I thought I’d put them into a post for easy reference. It’s a growing collection, every Christmas I note down ones that take my fancy and either borrow them from the library or … More Our Christmas book collection
Did you know that November is National Non-Fiction Month? It’s a great chance to explore the wealth of non-fiction books available for children, often we don’t place as much importance of interest in them as we do fiction. But there are some wonderful books out there deserving of our attention. It’s easy to assume that … More Non fiction for under 5s
One of those magical moments when your small child gasps with delight at a place you have taken them. This was at Camera Obscura in Edinburgh, when they put on their special toddler week back in January.