Many people think of gardening as a hobby for older people. But it’s actually fun for all ages. If you have little ones, and you’re eager to get out and enjoy the garden, these tips will come in handy.
Designing a child-friendly garden
The best way to get the kids interested in gardening is to create a space, which inspires and intrigues them. Children are incredibly responsive to visual stimuli. Think about colours and make every part of the garden appealing to the eye. Use your imagination to encourage your children to have fun in the garden. Turn an old shed into a striped beach hut. Lay down some bark chippings and use logs as stepping-stones. Put up a rickety bridge or add a sunken sandbox. Put some goal posts on the lawn, or attach a basketball hoop to the side of the house. You want your garden to be a place the kids can play for hours with friends and family. Think about what they like to do, and encourage them to share their ideas with you.
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Since becoming a mum 6 months ago I have been looking around at how to save money online. There are lots of Halfords Promo Codes on My Favourite Voucher Codes . Which have come in very handy lately, while looking for a new car seat for baby girl. She has finally outgrown her babycarseat now.
Car seats can be very expensive if you want a great quality one and safe for your child. Halfords sell a wide range of carseats and their very helpful sales advisors will make sure you find the correct one and will install it for you if you pop into one of their branches.
On Friday we went to our last Baby Sensory class of the Summer term. Baby girl has loved going to her classes since the start of June. I feel they have benefited her greatly. This last class had the theme of Baby Frog. It was so much fun as you can see from My Sunday Photo below.
The light show that was put on was amazing. Our class leader Mel does such a wonderful job setting everything up. She really deserves a medal for all her hard work and dedication to all the babies.
Are you and your kids ready to go for the gold? With the Summer Olympics in full swing, you won’t want to miss the Little Passports list of Rio-ready activities to keep your little ones on their feet and having fun!
Create backyard events such as the Long Jump, Paper Plate Discus, and Squirt Gun Archery. Consider inviting over friends and neighbors and hold your own backyard Olympics!
To make your own Olympic flag for the opening ceremony, check out this DIY Olympic Flag Craft. To complete the opening ceremony, the Olympic torch is passed from athlete to athlete until it reaches the last person. Who lights the stadium cauldron.
Why not create your own Olympic torch for your mini Olympic games?
Encourage your budding Olympians to learn about and represent different countries. Dress up in your country’s colors, march in to the national anthem, and wave the country’s flag while standing on the podium!
Finally, learn more about Greece, the birthplace of the Olympics, with a subscription to Little Passports World Edition for 6-10 year olds.
Let the games begin!
I hope you are enjoying the Olympics. We love to watch the different sports everyday. It’s good fun seeing activities like trampolining and synchronised swimming which you don’t see everyday.
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Hello and welcome to week 3 of New Mum Stories. I am so glad I thought up this little series while I was having a shower one morning. I’m loving reading all these fantastic little stories that are sent to me.
This week I’m featuring Hayley from The Little Things In Life. Who gives us advice on following your instinct with your own baby. Deciding what’s best for you.
Over to you Hayley.
I’m Hayley and I blog over at www.hayleyslittlethings.com
and write all about things lifestyle, primarily parenting. I have two children; Daisy 2 years old and Alex 2 months!
As a first time mum (and dad!) you are thrown so much advice to supposedly help you through parenthood, more than likely throughout your whole child’s life but a whole bucket load when they are tiny. Advice like don’t let your baby go longer than 3 hours before feeding, don’t give them a dummy, you must do baby lead weaning, baby to sleep in your room until at least 6 month, no co sleeping, the list goes on.
We have been thinking for a while about getting decking for our back garden. Looking up and researching composite decking is a very interesting topic. There are lots of key factors to think about and many ways you can get more from your installation especially in this gorgeous weather that we are having at the moment.
A beautiful garden is one of the top priorities for most homeowners. A brilliant back garden can add a whole new dimension to the property. In many cases, it’s the key to making a house a home. While there are many features that contribute to the overall charm of a garden, there’s no doubt that a decked area has become one of the most popular.
But when it comes to choosing a deck or patio, you’ll be faced with many decisions. The most important element, however, is selecting a material. In recent years, there has been a growing trend for composite decks. These are essential decks that are produced through a combination of wood and plastic materials.
There are good and bad points for making this choice, although I personally think the positives shine through. If you do take this option, though, the most important thing is that you see maximised results. Make these considerations, and you should be just fine.
A decking area adds flexibility and practicality to the entire garden. It can be a crucial addition to encourage increased time in the yard too. But it most definitely needs to look the part if you want to gain the full benefits of making this upgrade.
The installation of a deck will completely alter the entire DNA of your garden. As one of the central features, you need to ensure it blends in with the other items already situated in the yard. Colour is unquestionably the most pivotal aspect as far as aesthetics are concerned. Experts at TimberTech can discuss a multitude of different options regarding colour and finish. In turn, this should give you the best chance of finding a deck that suits your home and requirements.
You can always change other aspects to accentuate the vibe that your new deck offers. Nonetheless, requiring less work will allow you to enjoy your deck to the fullest far sooner.