Old-fashioned, handmade, home-baked, and homespun are all words that describe Chris Myers’ perfect Christmas. In this modern, hectic but beautiful world of ours sometimes it is nice to take stock of what is important, especially at this special time of year. Setting a calm but magical scene for the festiveRead More →

There is nothing sweeter than ending a wondrous winter walk with a delicious hot chocolate oozing over with marshmallows and cream. Make it extra special by creating a cute cosy cover-up for your favourite family mugs! Recipe for Cinnamon Hot Chocolate Serves 1 This sumptuous hot chocolate recipe is aRead More →

No party is complete without some terror-ific tunes to get every witch and wizard in the mood for a devilish dance-off. We’re sharing our favourites to kick off the skele-fun and make it a Halloween hoolie to remember! “The Monster Mash” by Bobby “Boris” Pickett “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr.Read More →

A hilariously horrific activity the kids will go bats about this Halloween!  This slime flows like a liquid but can be rolled like a solid – and the best part is that it’s edible! Scientific Principle: Viscosity                 Time: ​45 minutes cooking time, 2 hours cooling time  Equipment & IngredientsRead More →

Pressing flowers is a craft that dates back to the nineteenth century and is still popular today. Make sure that you have permission to pick your chosen flowers and then put them in a flowerpress or between the pages of a heavy book or telephone directory for about a week.Read More →

Michael Rosen is challenging parents with the questions, “When did you last make time for play?” Why does it matter? And in his new book has 101 suggestions to get more of it in your life! You may be a bit afraid that you have ‘forgotten how to play’. I promiseRead More →

Special family occasions are a great time to get snapping, capturing all those marvellous family moments on camera, to look back on and enjoy all over again and again. But how do you make sure that your images are worthy of putting on display and not destined for the deleteRead More →

Unicorns are among the most beautiful and magical of the woodland creatures, but they are also the hardest to spot – and almost impossible to catch! Their single horn fizzes with powerful spellbinding magic. Use nature’s magical wild materials to make your own unicorn to protect you from all those badRead More →

Why not make a whole family of these, or perhaps base them on your friends? Put them in secret places where people will come across them to make them smile back. You will need Round, flat pebbles A selection of acrylic paints, including skin-coloured tones, yellow, pink, and black MixingRead More →

Why just send a card on Valentine’s Day? This perfect little heart kite fluttering in the breeze will send your love in a much more original way. Decorate it with hearts or flowers and write your Valentine’s message on the back. Let’s Go Fly A Kite! You will need 1Read More →