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Games for Kids: How to Play Tails

Games for kids: How to play TAILS. Part of an awesome collection of active games for kids of all ages.

There are so many fun types of tag or chasey games and I love Tails Tag because the child has to be quick on their feet, thinking on the offense and the defence at the same time! It's great for getting children active with the potential to burn plenty of excess energy in a short time frame, and it … [Read more...]

Printable Star Wars Lego Mosaic Patterns

Star Wars Lego Mosaics Free Printable Patterns

So we are two thirds of the way through sharing the original Star Wars trilogy with our girls and Immy is loving it. While she is fascinated by the idea of a good stormtrooper, it will be a while before we let her see the latest movie release, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but in the meantime we are … [Read more...]

Sewing Cards from Recycled Greeting Cards

Kids Sewing Cards from recycled Christmas or birthday cards

STOP! Before you put those Christmas cards into the recycling bin - okay, I admit, it's probably still a few days until you do that, right? - anyway, before you do, I suggest you save your favourites to make a set of simple sewing cards! Great for preschoolers and children in the early school years, … [Read more...]

Lego Mosaics for Kids: 3 Printable Christmas Building Challenges

3 Printable Lego Mosaic Patterns

I have been thinking that a new Lego mosaic building challenge is well overdue, and given the rapidly approaching holiday Christmas just had to be the theme for this latest round of printable mosaic designs. Just like the previous Lego mosaic challenges - the circus themed and animal themed … [Read more...]

12 Christmas Action Songs & Finger Plays for Preschool & Kindergarten

12 Christmas Songs and Finger Plays. Perfect for preschool, kindergarten and lower primary/elementary grades.

One of the best things about Christmas has to be the music, right? We had such a lovely time listening to Immy sing with the choir at her school carol service last week, there may have even been the odd tear as I watched my big girl get carried away, singing with great gusto and pure joy. While many … [Read more...]

Best Gifts for Kids: You’re Going to Love Beados

Best Gifts for Kids: Check out Beados. A great gift for kids who love to create. Uses water to fuse, no ironing!

This post is sponsored by Moose Toys. I have a confession to make. When I was asked to review the Beados range by Moose Toys, I actually didn’t think I would like them….BUT we love them! You see I have never been a huge fan of those sets with little plastic beads that you have to iron together to … [Read more...]

Brain Breaks: 7 YouTube Channels to Get Kids Moving & Grooving

Brain Break Ideas: 7 YouTube Channels to Get Kids Moving and Grooving

Whether you're stuck inside because of the weather, you just need to change up the tone on one of THOSE days at home, or you're looking for brain break ideas for your class or group, this collection of YouTube channels includes plenty of inspiration to get kids moving, grooving and having fun. … [Read more...]

2D Lego Mosaics: 3 Printable Circus Designs

Circus Themed Lego Mosaic Printables by Childhood 101

Following the popularity of our printable animal themed Lego mosaics, I started working on a second set - this time CIRCUS themed! These mosaics are fun for primary/elementary school aged children, as they really are more challenging then you might think. There is lot's of sorting, matching, … [Read more...]