Autumn pledge #1: Set up activities in advance

Back in September I blogged about my five pledges for Autumn, with the promise that I’d report back on how I got on.

First up we have my pledge to prepare an activity for the kids the night before, or even a week’s activities at a time. I’ve done pretty well with this. I prepared a batch of . . . → Read More: Autumn pledge #1: Set up activities in advance

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Fonz: Giver of awesome hugs, wants to play “fighting” all the time, brought home a huge stack of paintings from preschool this week
Ez: Says “oops” all the time when I remind her she’s using her whining voice, has a habit of removing her skirt if she’s wearing one, can see her brain working to make sense . . . → Read More: 42/52

Easy autumn craft for the weekend

The twins came back with these autumn trees from preschool this week, and I immediately thought what a brilliantly easy craft activity they would make, so I’ll be doing these with the kids at toddler group on Monday. They’re a great craft project for a rainy weekend, as the mess is minimal and they won’t take . . . → Read More: Easy autumn craft for the weekend

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‘A portrait of my children, once a week, every week in 2013′

Inspired by the 52 Project at Che and Fidel

 

Ez: Taking her own path on a family walk on the search for some dry grass for the bonfire, produces endless amounts of crafts and pictures at pre-school
Fonz: Totally involved in bonfire building, . . . → Read More: 41/52

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‘A portrait of my children, once a week, every week in 2013′

Inspired by the 52 Project at Che and Fidel

Fonz: Enthusiastic on a trip to the zoo, wasn’t even slightly phased when a tiger pounced at him (a foot away behind safety glass), has let his . . . → Read More: 40/52