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How to create the ultimate story sack

How to create the ultimate story sack

Create an awesome Gruffalo Story Sack with activity card and Gruffalo Crumble Recipe. The idea is not only to foster a love of reading and facilitate the development of language skills, but also to promote empathy, nurture creativity and encourage the acquisition of other STEM skills, depending on what activities you include. 

How to keep the kids happy (and yourself sane) on long journeys

How to keep the kids happy (and yourself sane) on long journeys
For me this year has felt interminable, and I am so looking forward to a break. I am sure many of you are in the same boat, however the prospect of heading out on the open road may be a daunting one if travelling with toddlers or young children. Bickering siblings, crying toddlers in car seats, the constant "are we there yet?" may make one second guess the desire to go anywhere for a holiday. We are off to Knysna, and at 27 weeks pregnant and with a toddler in tow, I want to make sure our holiday gets off to the best possible start. I have gathered a few tips and tricks here, that we will be implementing. Most of them we've put to the test before with great success, whilst others we neglected (see point 5) with disastrous consequences. Have a read, perhaps some will come in handy for you too. 

Green Friday: fun, eco-friendly alternatives to spending money this Black Friday

Green Friday: fun, eco-friendly alternatives to spending money this Black Friday
Beat the Black Friday blues with our Green Friday inspiration. Three ideas to help you save money and the planet by buying less and using what you already have.