Another Around the World Idea

In doing Around the World in 80 Days I have been looking for a way to print pictures of the children in front of the major landmarks we ‘visit’.  I think this will look really neat in their travel journal. I have found a great way of doing this – for FREE !! FotoFlexer is a […]

Engineering for kids

This week we have gone from  geography, to paper car building, to engineering for kids (via building a cardboard Elizabethan theatre!) – what a fun week! Engineering was kicked off by a link posted on Early Years HE Yahoo Group for this free bridge building game. We downloaded the 2006 version and  much discussion ensued!!! In the […]

Free Printable

My kids said I should post this link, as they have had so much fun with it. provides printouts of several types of cars (click on the cars button) that you can cut out and glue (we used tape!).  Some of them are trickier than others  – the VW Bus is a good one […]

Snowflakes craft

If you are doing christmas decorations at the moment, try this snowflakes site.  We have had a lot of fun with the mini-flakes – adding them to our decorations and home-made christmas cards. And the high-resolution photographs of snowflakes are wonderful!

The Toymaker

Whilst searching for something entirely different, I happened upon a great site this week. Its called The Toymaker and it has lots of printable paper toys to make. I think the Wind Boats look great fun, and I think my boy would like Florimel the Magnificent. Definitely a site to keep up your sleeve for a […]

Make your own Top Trumps

My children really enjoy a good game of TopTrumps. For those of you who haven’t heard of it – it is explained in Wikipedia. Even before they could read the cards my children would say things like “the one at the bottom – a 2 and a 0” They liked that they could play a […]

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