Swinging is a timeless backyard outdoor activity that has been enjoyed by children for generations. Whether you're reliving your own childhood memories or creating new ones with your own kids, swinging on a swing set can provide many benefits for children & families. But what makes a great swing set, metal or wooden?
Monkey bars are a classic staple of playgrounds and parks, providing kids with endless hours of fun and excitement. However, many parents have concerns about the safety of monkey bars and the impact they have on their children's health and development. In this blog post, we'll explore the benefits of monkey bars for kids, as well as the safety concerns that parents should keep in mind.
I thought it would be a great idea to make a Recycled DIY Christmas Advent Calendar for the boys to count down to Christmas… and to spare myself the daily nagging of “How many days is it to Christmas?” We made the advent calendar from toilet rolls so it’s a genius way to recycle the toilet rolls we’ve been collecting. Yet another way to reuse and recycle!
Crafting a koala using the collage technique is really simple and fun – we even gave our Koala a name… Kim! We chose newspapers because its grey, black and white colours are the colours of a koala’s fur. We also use a toilet roll to make the koala’s nose. This is a great way to recycle and reuse materials that would otherwise be thrown away.
My boys love making greeting and holiday cards for family and friends. With Easter just a few weeks away, my boys were very eager to make some DIY Easter Chick Cards. It is a fun and practical way for children to practise their writing and there is something so special about receiving a lovingly made greeting card.