Monthly Archives: June 2014

Shadow Tracing

Is your child always curious about the dark figure that follows him/her anywhere he/she goes? Try this activity with your child to capture that dark figure a.k.a shadow! Make sure to do it on a sunny day though. You will need: –          Lots of sunlight –          Sideway chalk How to do it: 1. Find a …

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Quick picnic food ideas

Do you prefer to make your own picnic food but are always stretched for time? We show you how to put together a healthy, yummy spread in a jiffy. None of these dishes takes more than 5-10 minutes to cook or assemble (especially if you have the ingredients on hand), and we’ve kept the use of …

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Stretch your dollar – Family fun ideas

Bonding on a Budget You don’t have to dig deep into your pockets to have a fun and enriching time with your kids. Use our tips to help you stretch your dollar when planning family activities this weekend. Family fun on a budget During these belt-tightening times, taking time-outs with your family during weekends need …

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No Cook Play Dough Recipe

  No Cook Play Dough Recipe   Do you know that play dough is a great sensory activity for stimulating young children’s creativity? Make some to keep at home so that you can have some ready fun when the children have to stay indoors.   You will need:   –          2 cups of plain flour …

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Holiday without Headaches – Plan Your Family Escapade

A family holiday should be the time when you get to relax and recharge with your loved ones, but more often than not, it may lead to headaches of a different kind! These tips will come in handy when planning that well-deserved year-end break. 1. Plan early & book when the deal suits you. If you …

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Wrapper Worm

Have an impatient child at the restaurant? No worries! Perform some awesome hands-on science with a simple straw wrapper and see how your child reacts when an ordinary straw wrapper turns into a growing worm!   You will need: –          Straw wrapper –          Water –          Straw   How to do it:

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Brilliant and Easy to Craft Homemade Father’s Day Gifts!

by Sharen Turney There are many advantages that homemade Father’s Day gifts have over their store bought counterparts. To put it simply, many fathers are really hard to shop for and the store bought gifts that they would genuinely enjoy often surpass the budget of a child by a fair margin. However, the costs are …

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