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Kirsty

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.

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Tips for keeping kids warm in cold weather

By Kirsty / October 21, 2017

It’s one thing to want to get your kids outside more on a lovely summers day but it’s quite another when it’s cold, grey and bleak outside.  The key is warm weather clothing – keeping kids warm in cold weather will transform the scary thought of going outside into a much better one!  Here’s some […]

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Ezy roller reviews

By Kirsty / October 5, 2017

Every year I get so excited to see what new toys and ride ons come out and what catches my kids eyes.  This year it’s definitely been the Ezy Roller.  It’s one of those toys that are so simple that you can’t believe how much of a hit they are going to be really – […]

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SmarTrike review – 4 in 1 Swing

By Kirsty / September 22, 2017

When my children were younger (much younger!) they loved to be pushed around by us and their grandparents on one of these trikes. There’s quite a few models around but one of the better ones is this one by SmarTrike and it’s a really popular option. Here’s my SmarTrike review of the 4 in 1 […]

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Kanga Trampoline Review

By Kirsty / September 22, 2017

I’m often saying how amazing trampolines are for getting your kids outside and as such one of the first buying guides I wrote on this site was about the best trampolines for kids.  I’ve had such amazing feedback from that post that I wanted to make more in depth reviews of the best items that […]

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Bluefin hoverboard reviews

By Kirsty / September 8, 2017

I’m always on the look out for gadgets that might catch a teens eye to get them outdoors and this hoverboard from Bluefin certainly caught my eye.  I can imagine them being on many Christmas lists from teenagers and kids who want something a little bit special to be playing outdoors with.  They aren’t an […]

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Garmin Vivofit jr review

By Kirsty / September 8, 2017

I’ve been reviewing this kids Garmin fitness tracker lately and have featured it on my fitness tracker for kids guide – but you know what?  I think it deserves it’s own page – that’s how much I love it!  So, by popular request, here’s my Garmin Vivofit Jr review – enjoy! Garmin Vivofit Jr review […]

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Vtech kidizoom action cam review

By Kirsty / September 7, 2017

One way to encourage your kids outside would be to get them making videos and taking pictures as they are out and about.  Looking for a GoPro for kids?  Well, a GoPro is definitely an adult gadget but is probably a bit expensive for most kids use, so why not get something designed just for […]

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Best water bottle for kids

By Kirsty / August 30, 2017

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 […]

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9 fun camping games for kids

By Kirsty / August 7, 2017

It’s not often that I hear the words ‘I’m bored’ when camping, but sometimes it does happen and it’s good to have some ideas of fun camping games for kids to share.  Depending on your space, the time of day and how many kids are involved there are lots of ideas for camping activities that […]

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