It’s no secret that LP and Little Man are really creative and they love nothing more than getting the pens or paints out and letting their imaginations run wild. Over recent weeks they’ve enjoyed using watercolour brush pens and painting rocks but this week we had something new to try – window markers from Chalkola!
About half an hour from us is Hogmoor Inclosure in Bordon, East Hampshire, looked after by the Land Trust and Deadwater Valley Trust. I hadn’t heard of it until recently when so many people told me about it that I just had to visit with the kids. Hogmoor Inclosure is part of Prince Philip Park
It’s no secret that we haven’t really been anywhere overnight for a very long time. Before the pandemic we’d be away a couple of times a month but life changed massively and we’ve got used to just spending time at home. So you can imagine how excited we were to be invited to the Richmond
Do you ever worry that your children aren’t getting enough Vitamin C? It’s easy to worry as a parent and I know I’ve gone through phases in the past of buying so many oranges in the hope the children will take one from the fruit bowl – but apples and more their thing@ So what
LP and Little Man absolutely love being creative and a couple of weeks ago we shared their joy at rock painting. Recently, they’ve been learning something completely new – the art of watercolour with Chalkola’s fantastic Watercolour Brush Pens.
Our last day out before the pandemic was to Beaulieu in Hampshire. It was to celebrate the opening of their Little Beaulieu play area and it was such a lovely day. It was something we’ve often talked about over the last year, our last glimpse of normality before life was turned upside down. But, last
We love a National Trust day out and have really enjoyed going to them over the last few months, enjoying a quiet, ticketed trip out where we know we can safely distance and just enjoy the great outdoors.
Over the course of the pandemic the children have spotted so many painted rocks left locally and many communities have created Covid Snakes made of painted rocks or kindness rocks projects too. This has made the children so excited to paint their own rocks and it’s a really fun activity to do with the children
We finished our Bank Holiday weekend with an afternoon at Hatchlands Park. We’ve realised since lockdown eased that it’s best to visit National Trust sites in the afternoon as there’s always so much more ticket availability as everyone wants to visit in the morning.