About the author


Kirsty is the mum of two kids and has spent the last 16 years on a quest to get them outside more, enjoying nature and the world around them.


Feber 12v Dareway review – outdoor fun for kids!

By Kirsty / December 2, 2016

Ride on toys are great tools to get kids outside more, and electric ride ons even more so.  One of the more popular toys around this Christmas is this segway type ride on toy – so here’s our Faber 12v Dareway review.  Is it worth buying? Feber 12v Dareway review So, what is this funny looking toy? […]


Vtech kidizoom action cam review

By Kirsty / September 16, 2016

One way to encourage your kids outside would be to get them making videos and taking pictures as they are out and about.  A GoPro is the adult equivalent but is probably a bit expensive for most kids use, so why not get something designed just for them?  Our Vtech Kidizoom Action Cam review will […]


Kids survival kit ideas for bushcraft mad children!

By Kirsty / September 11, 2016

If you have children who are interested in bushcraft then a kids survival kit is an excellent gift idea that will foster this hobby and also to help them be outside more. I’m going to assume that if you’re looking at these ideas then you know all about teaching your kids to use these things safely […]


Best water bottle for kids

By Kirsty / September 3, 2016

Staying hydrated when out and about is a must for us all, but especially for kids.  We’re forming good habits by getting them active and outside, so let’s keep that going by encouraging them to drink more!  One way of doing this is by having their own personal water bottle that they can either carry […]


10 fun outdoor Autumn activities for kids

By Kirsty / September 2, 2016

Autumn is a great time to be getting outside.  There’s plenty to see, lots of changes in the air and there’s still a good chance of nice weather.  Here’s some ideas of fun outdoor autumn activities that are great for all ages from toddlers to older kids.  Add in a lovely hot chocolate after you’ve been […]


How to teach your child to ride a bike

By Kirsty / September 2, 2016

Learning to ride a bike is one of those big milestones for your kids and something that can be much tricker than you think it should be!  Here’s some tips on how to teach your child to ride a bike no matter their age. Why learn to ride a bike? Riding a bike is a […]


Complete guide to the best kids waterproofs for rainy fun

By Kirsty / August 22, 2016

We live in the UK.  It rains.  Get over it! Seriously, we know that rain is likely no matter what the season in Britain so if we truly want the kids playing outside and experiencing all weather we need to get them equipped so that they can enjoy it no matter what.  We can be […]


10 of the best garden toys to transform your garden into fun central!

By Kirsty / August 22, 2016

When it comes to getting our kids outside the garden is the first place we think about.  It’s safe, it’s within reach, we don’t need to worry about the weather ruining the day as they can just come back inside.  If you’re thinking of turning your garden in to a kids playing paradise, here’s some […]


Choosing the best kites for kids to have windy day fun

By Kirsty / August 15, 2016

Flying kites always seems to be an autumn activity for me, it just always seems to be when I think about it – possibly because we don’t live in a really windy area.  Of course it’s a great activity for if you’re camping or off to the beach and really a year round activity if […]


Wiggly resources for making a wormery for children

By Kirsty / August 12, 2016

A really fun way to involve children in gardening and foster a love of minibeasts in the garden is by making a wormery.  Wormeries are basically homes for worms to live within your garden where they’ll eat peelings from the kitchen and turn them in to useful mulch.  If you’re interested in introducing a wormery for […]

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