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Jump rope and skipping songs to learn

By Kirsty / August 4, 2017

Playing outside either with my friends or simply on my own in the garden seemed to always include a skipping rope when I was young.  I had loads of skipping songs as well that I would run through and it just always helped.  In fact, I’m not sure I could skip now without singing a […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Things to do in Winter with kids

By Kirsty / December 17, 2016

Getting outside with the kids in winter is one of those things that seem great in theory but it harder to pull of in real life!  You can imagine all being snug in winter jackets, scarves and hats and enjoying a crisp day but the hard part is getting moving so that you can enjoy […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Tips and ideas for gardening with kids

By Kirsty / August 9, 2016

Getting children involved with how the garden looks, what you grow and any jobs there are to do is a great way to get them outside in all different seasons.  Gardening with kids can be a wonderful activity that everyone can get involved in no matter what their ages. Gardening ideas for children to get […]

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Children’s farms – a great day out!

By Kirsty / August 2, 2016

If you’re stuck for something to do with your kids then why not visit a farm!  Children’s farms are all around the country these days and are a great way to get up close to some animals that you might not necessarily see. What can you see at a children’s farm? Depending on the set […]

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