When it comes to decorating your child’s bedroom, it can be fun to consider a theme. Maybe they like space, or perhaps they love everything pink. Whatever their preferences, you can create an incredible space that reflects their personality. Here are some ideas when considering a themed bedroom.
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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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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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This book, My First Discoveries – Water is my first review for Boolino. Last month I was contacted by a company called Boolino who specialise in being book advisors for children and young readers. They asked me to join them as a Boolino Friend.
I adore books, as you know and I want my baby girl to share the same love for books as I do. So I gladly accepted their offer to review books on my blog and we get to keep them afterwards. Yay! At 6 months old baby girl already loves her books.
So this first discovery book is on the subject of water. It’s designed for 4-8 year olds. But that hasn’t stopped baby girl from having a look!