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.


How do I get my child to play outside? 12 ideas to try

By Kirsty / June 17, 2019

We all know how important it is for our kids to get plenty of fresh air, outdoor play and exercise.  But if you’re one of the many parents struggling along and saying to yourself ‘just how do I get my child to play outside when they don’t want to?’ here are a few ideas for you […]


The best kids electric cars and bikes in 2019

By Kirsty / February 7, 2019

Electric cars for kids to drive are a huge thing nowadays.  Getting one can be a fun way of turning your garden in to a pretend world that kids can really drive about in.  Read on for some of the best kids electric cars available right now in 2018 and what you need to look out for […]


Best electric scooter for kids – 2019 review edition

By Kirsty / February 6, 2019

Zipping around on a little electric scooter is a lot of fun and if you have kids who sometimes get too tired to keep pushing along when you’re on a bit of a journey can also save a lot of tears!  Here’s my thoughts on choosing the best electric scooter for kids and you’ll see […]


Best fitness tracker for kids in 2019

By Kirsty / February 2, 2019

Getting kids active can be either something that is increasingly hard or something that you don’t need to worry about at all.  If you have a child that’s bouncing around day after day then you might not feel the need to help encourage them to be more active.  On the other hand, if you have […]


What is the best stunt scooter on a budget in 2019?

By Kirsty / January 28, 2019

In my quest to get my teens outside more and more I’m always on the lookout for good ideas for activities that they might enjoy and not screw their noses up at me.  Learning tricks on scooters is something that definitely fits the bill.  It’s something teen friendly but these trick scooters are equally good […]


Best balance bike for kids and toddlers 2019

By Kirsty / January 21, 2019

Balance bikes are great for getting kids to learn those first skills in getting their balance while riding something with two wheels.  Read on to find out the best balance bike for kids, toddlers and even older kids on the market in 2016. What is a balance bike? A balance bike essentially looks just like a […]


Best family tents to suit all budgets – 2019

By Kirsty / January 11, 2019

To go alongside my post about camping with kids and tips you’ll want to remember I thought I’d do a post about the best family tents on the market now we’re getting into 2018.  It’s probably the biggest expense you’ll have when camping and if you choose right it should last you for quite a […]


Best science toys for 2019

By Kirsty / January 8, 2019

I’m a big advocate of getting kids out in nature, as you know, and also a big advocate of adding learning in to every day life and making it fun.  With that in mind I wanted to look at some science kits today as it’s often a great way of getting kids to look at […]


What is the best Nerf gun ever for kids in 2019?

By Kirsty / January 6, 2019

Playing and having a nerf gun battle is great fun for kids and is a good way to get them outside with their friends.  Nerf guns are safe, having foam bullets, but provide hours of happiness, chasing and then searching for the bullets afterwards!  It doesn’t have to be a team game either, look below […]


Best climbing frames for toddlers and kids in 2019

By Kirsty / January 5, 2019

If you have the garden space a climbing frame is a great investment.  Kids just love to climb and explore their limits.  Safety precautions must always be at the forefront of your mind when buying and investing though, so here are the best climbing frames I’ve found on the market in 2018 for toddlers, kids […]

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