OOKS the interactive story-creation app – Part two

Following on from our World Book Day post Little K & Big A have now received their books in the post. They are A4 size, contain 32 pages and the card and pages feel of good quality. The last few pages of the books are puzzles and activities which is a nice addition to the… Continue reading OOKS the interactive story-creation app – Part two

Our first Glamping experience

What a week... the girls have been feeling unwell with a temperature and then we have had 3 snow days where the schools have been shut! We have mostly spent our time - Sledging, making snow people,  watching films, drinking hot chocolate then repeating this sequence! When an advert popped up on Facebook for a… Continue reading Our first Glamping experience

OOKS the interactive story-creation app – World Book Day

This World Book Day we are teaming up with OOKS. An interactive app where children create their own stories and books. They are then sent the physical book to keep forever. OOKS is centred around literacy and helping families connect through story time both on and off the screen. ‘Here at OOKS HQ, we are all… Continue reading OOKS the interactive story-creation app – World Book Day

Twinkle Town Norwich

Twinkle town Norwich is a unique play centre a little world for big imaginations. They have a soft play baby cafe downstairs and a play centre upstairs which is centred around role play. It is located on Sussex street near Mr Plastics/The Talk. With free limited on street parking it is a good idea to… Continue reading Twinkle Town Norwich

Mawkins’ Farm and Forest – Review

We were excited to be invited along to a 'Blackbirds' session at Mawkins' Farm and Forest at the Norfolk Showground this half term. Mawkins' Farm and Forest offer sessions which last 1 1/2 hours in the lovely woodland surroundings.  'Blackbirds' sessions are aimed at children aged 5-12 years. They also offer sessions for younger children.… Continue reading Mawkins’ Farm and Forest – Review

Benji’s first trip to the beach – Horsey

We are super lucky living in Norfolk to have so many beautiful beaches, we love exploring and spending time together on the Norfolk Coast. Many beaches are just a half an hour drive from our home so perfect for a family day out together. Benji our 17 week old puppy hadn't visited the beach yet… Continue reading Benji’s first trip to the beach – Horsey

Fun outdoor cleaning activities with kids

Guest post by Alex Farley Sooner or later every parent takes the plunge to make their kids part of the family cleaning crew. This involves a lot of patience and persistence. Some children easily get used to cleaning and others simply refuse to be involved in this boring domestic duty. It may be challenging to… Continue reading Fun outdoor cleaning activities with kids

Project Mc2 Smart Pixel Purse – Review

Following on from our previous Project Mc2 review Big A was sent a smart pixel purse to review. Project Mc2 is a team of super-smart and seriously cool girls who use their love of science and spy skills to undertake missions for top-secret organisation, NOV8TM (that's “innovate”!). 2016 saw the launch of two new seasons… Continue reading Project Mc2 Smart Pixel Purse – Review

Project Mc2 Ultimate Spy bag – Review

We were invited to review a spy bag from the Netflix show 'Project Mc2' A programme which encourages girls (not limited to) with S.T.E.A.M subjects (Science,technology,engineering,art and maths). The programme on Netflix is a spy and science mission programme with some strong girl characters heading off on adventures. Big A loved the series on Netflix… Continue reading Project Mc2 Ultimate Spy bag – Review