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  1. Toilet Tube Tropical Bird Craft Time

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    So I am always collecting toilet roll tubes, they are so good for craft projects I always have a big box of them just ready for when inspiration strikes. 

    Yep that means we often have lots of binoculars and telescopes created and left around the house, but they've also come in brilliantly to make Christmas trees, funky animals and now tropical birds....and I thought you might like to make some to. 


  2. Lots of ideas for using your Amazing Animals Cards

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    How to use your amazing animals cards.

    So if you already have a set of my amazing animals fact cards you will know that one of the ways I suggest to use them is testing each other on the facts. You start by reading the cards together and learning the information and then you can turn it into a game, pull out a card and see if the other person can answer a question about it, or tell you its scientific name, score points for each correct answer and see who knows the most….


  3. FREE downloads to help you with school closure and self isolation 💜

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    If you are looking for some fun and free activities to do with the kids over the coming weeks then you can find them all on this link.

    Access free downloads 

    I plan to keep adding to thiswhenever I have time over the coming weeks. If there is something that you'd love to see me put on here then please just let me know and I will see what I can do.

  4. Coping having the kids at home

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    So, with everything that’s going on at the moment with covid-19 and the talk of school closures I know there are a lot of people out there potentially about to be faced with having their kids at home all the time when that’s not something they are prepared for and find a bit of a daunting idea. A question that comes up time and time again when people find out we home ed is how you cope with being with your kids all the time and how you entertain them…so I thought it might be worth doing a few blog posts that might help you out a little bit.