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A new Pop-Up Store is in town from L.O.L Surprise!

A new Pop-Up Store is in town from L.O.L Surprise!

Isla was sent the new Pop-Up Store from L.O.L Surprise! and she loves it. The amazing 3 in 1 toy comes with everything your little lady needs to play with her L.O.L dolls. She's been needing something like this for ages, such a great idea. VIEW the POST

Summer family fun at Rutland water

Summer family fun at Rutland water

The Summer has officially started and we have been making the most out of it. Rutland water is a great place to spend family time: there is a beach, lake, huge park and cycle paths. We had lots of fun and a yummy picnic too! Not forgetting a well earned ice cream from the lakeside cafe.  VIEW the POST

Helping indoor kids fall in love with the outdoor world

The best thing about kids is they’re all so different. It is watching them grow and blossom, their personalities shining through more and more with each passing day. So kids are arty, others are more into science. Some enjoy reading, others would rather make home movies. Some can’t get enough of the outdoors, and some are indoor-obsessed. This last point is not necessarily a bad thing. They may just prefer to play the role of sofa-loving director in their sibling’s theatre production.

Creating a child-friendly Summer house in your garden

Creating a child-friendly Summer house in your garden

When you have a family and also a garden, you will want to make the most of your outside space and create an area that is suitable for all members of the family creating a child-friendly space. You can get hundreds of tips and ideas on plenty of online references on creating friendly and interactive spaces for children to help you get started in designing your garden space. These are some great tips on ways to create a Summer house in the garden.VIEW the POST

Why you should use Stay, Play & Explore with the family

Why you should use Stay, Play & Explore with the family

You may recall at the start of the week I wrote about our Stay, Play & Explore adventures that we were going to have in Leicestershire. We had a lot of fun, it was great to get a break from the normal routines: cooking and cleaning - you know the usual things. Did you know that it's not limited to half term? You can do it anytime in the year.  VIEW the POST

Doc McStuffins toy hospital bag set

Isla was recently sent a rather fun hospital bag set from Doc McStuffins, it matches the one that Dottie uses in the TV show. Isla loved fixing all of her dollies and making the YouTube video (featured below). It created an entire hour of imaginative play when Isla first opened the set, she used all the items on all of her Disney dolls. You could see her really get into the role of Doctor.