Celebrate Roald Dahl – Make, Do, Read, Play and Eat!

Celebrate Roald Dahl – Make, Do, Read, Play and Eat!

Source: https://www.roalddahlfans.com Today we celebrate the life and works of one of the greatest children’s authors in the world. Whether you favour Fantastic Mr. Fox or have a soft spot for The BFG, there’s no denying Roald Dahl’s unique and colourful style changed children’s literature forever. Celebrate Roald Dahl Day (13th September 2019) with these phizz-whizzing, wondercrump activities! READ Read these 15 phizz whizzing books by Roald Dahl that you must not miss. Listen to Roald Dahl’s…

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Play! – A-B-C Stretching

Play! – A-B-C Stretching

Source: http://rocbo.lautre.net/typo/Lubalin_Herb/Alphabets.htm Play A-B-C Stretching – A fun game for complete timepass! This is a kinesthetic way of learning and helps children work on their gross motor skills. It’s really simple. Children work together to form letters with their bodies! Single kids can do it too – all they need is a prop to make up the alphabets. There are no hard and fast rules. With a little bit of teamwork and imagination, most of…

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Hop, Skip and Jump – Have you played Hands and Feet Hopscotch?

Hop, Skip and Jump – Have you played Hands and Feet Hopscotch?

You have all heard of and played hopscotch. But here is a fun twist to the same game – one that you to enjoy and let out a little steam too. This game “Hands and Feet Hopscotch” looks like a mix of Twister and Hopscotch and involves a lot of quick movement, using hands and feet and jumping.  This game is an obstacle course that helps to strengthen the children’s sensory pathways. It is also…

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From Conflict to Cooperation – 12 Games for Siblings to bond over!

From Conflict to Cooperation – 12 Games for Siblings to bond over!

Photo by Hisu lee on Unsplash 12 Games for Siblings to bond over #Covid19 Lockdown has forced all of us to stay home and offers us a great opportunity to bond with the family. It is also a great time to strengthen the bond between siblings.  Siblings have better relationships when they share activities they both enjoy.  You can set up games for siblings that help siblings bond, be a team member and even have some healthy competition. Here…

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Starting a Family Tradition!

Starting a Family Tradition!

In the hectic world we live in, it can be hard to find the time to create these important, memorable rituals, and especially difficult to keep it going year after year. As children grow and the family dynamics change, maintaining family traditions can be a challenge. These are some of the simple rituals that I try to follow with my family. These don’t require a lot of planning, time, or a large budget, and the best part is that they grow with your family and can be easily passed down to future generations so that you can enjoy them for years.

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Let’s Play! – Simple and Classic Pencil and Paper games for kids

Let’s Play! – Simple and Classic Pencil and Paper games for kids

Photo by Jan Kahánek on Unsplash Technology has permeated almost every aspect of our lives and it seems impossible to live without them. But it would be good to take a step back and try to live without depending too much on tech. Especially when it comes to having fun. Technology offers many entertainment and gaming options for children. In fact, many games that we used to play with pencil and paper are now available as an app!…

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Play Outside! Fun Games you can play in the Park

Play Outside! Fun Games you can play in the Park

Photo by Jerry Wang on Unsplash Play is a very important part of childhood. It helps in the development of children’s mental, physical and emotional faculties. These days, however, with easily accessible gadgets, play – especially Outdoor Play is rather difficult to do. Children get glued to their screens and hardly move!  As a parent, we also need to spend quality time with our children. And one of the best ways of doing this is by taking children…

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8 Benefits of Puzzles for Children

8 Benefits of Puzzles for Children

Photo by Ross Sneddon on Unsplash It has been long known that puzzles play a major role in a child’s learning and development.  From early childhood right through to adulthood people of all ages can engage with puzzles.  Puzzles challenge our thinking and exercise our minds. As much as being an important educational tool, they provide many skills and learning benefits and opportunities. They are also a great source of entertainment. What we may take for granted as…

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Fun with Chocolate – Play, Eat, Repeat!

Fun with Chocolate – Play, Eat, Repeat!

Photo by Charisse Kenion on Unsplash Looking for some fun and exciting Chocolate themed games to play with your children? Enjoy some of these awesome chocolatey games. What’s more? You can also read up one of these Chocolate Themed Books and pair it with one of these activities! Or make some fun Chocolatey Arts and Crafts too! Fun Games with Chocolate  Kids will adore these chocolatey party games that all involve getting something sweet in their…

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A Parent’s Guide to Chocolatey Read, Make, Do and Play!

A Parent’s Guide to Chocolatey Read, Make, Do and Play!

I sometimes come as a slab And sometimes come as a chip And sometimes I am a bar Or fondue in which to dip. What am I? Chocolate, of course! Chocolate is the most popular fun food in the world. Not only does eating chocolate make you feel good, but it may also be good for your heart and your brain (when eaten in moderation, of course!). Chocolate is prepared from the fruit of the Theobroma cacao,…

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