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.


    Best balance bike for kids and toddlers 2017

    By Kirsty / July 21, 2017

    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 kids trampoline reviews

    By Kirsty / July 16, 2017

    We all need to let off steam sometimes and on those days a bounce on a good trampoline can’t be beaten!  When looking for the best kids trampoline for your garden there’s quite a few things to consider so you’ll want to bear in mind a few things: how much space you have and whether you’ll […]


    What’s the best sandpit for toddlers and kids?

    By Kirsty / July 12, 2017

    Sandpits are perfect summers day toys for toddlers and young children and I bet you’re like me and can remember the days when you played with them when you yourself were young!  They seem to be timeless toys and can keep children occupied for hours – always a winner with me!  So what’s the best […]


    Animal tracking for kids – how to get started

    By Kirsty / February 24, 2017

    One really fun nature activity for kids is animal tracking – looking for signs that an animal has been around a certain area and working out which animal it is.  It’s fun and accessible – even toddlers and little kids can do it. So what do you need to get started? In actual fact, you […]


    Tips for keeping kids active

    By Kirsty / February 17, 2017

    In this day and age sedentary kids who spend all their time in front of screens are not uncommon.  Unfortunately, it comes with a host of problems from concentration issues all the way up to childhood obesity and more.  One way to try and combat these things is keeping kids active.  The funny thing is […]


    Garden skatepark ideas

    By Kirsty / February 10, 2017

    I’ve said before that one way to get your older kids outside more is to encourage a sport such a skateboarding, BMX biking or stunt scooter riding.  Choosing the right skateboard or stunt scooter is one thing, but the next part is getting some tricks under their belt and that requires practice. Perhaps you’re lucky enough […]


    Best playhouse for toddlers and children

    By Kirsty / January 27, 2017

    Playhouses can be great fun and a brilliant way to encourage creative and role play in kids.  They are also great at being their own little space, a place where they can draw, read or even watch wildlife from.  Of course, some of the plastic models are also good for bringing inside if you have […]


    Best toddler carrier for hiking

    By Kirsty / January 25, 2017

    If hiking is your passion then you’ll be pleased to hear that it doesn’t need to stop when you have children.  Yes it might require some more planning, but by doing so you’ll be able to keep yourself out, enjoying the outdoors and most importantly, introducing your kids to it.  While your little ones struggle […]

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