It seems that there is a day set aside to celebrate pretty much anything, and today is International Dinosaur Day! I didn’t realise such a thing existed until this year either, but it seemed like the perfect time to share some of our favourite dinosaur activities that any KS1 child will love.
Now I would love to take credit for this dinosaur world, but it was all the Bear. Both my children are pretty creative so when either of them comes to me and says that they want to make something, I am pretty indulgent and on a whole – unless they ask for help – I leave them to it. So, when she said she was making a dinosaur world it was no big surprise as she is always making something,… Keep Reading
There’s nothing like a little bit of bunting to brighten up a garden or decorate a celebration. I went looking for a crochet pattern to make from bunting for our VE day celebrations but all the ones I tried I just couldn’t make it look right. So – in true Tippytupps fashion! – I made my own. Like all my crochet patterns, this is incredibly simple to make, but looks really effective. Here is what you do.
Tomorrow marks the 75th anniversary of VE day. Although both my children are only KS1 at primary school, I was surprised not to see anything in their home schooling provided by their teachers this week. I think it’s incredibly important for our children to understand our history and so, off to Twinkl I went to find some activities. If you haven’t signed up already, Twinkl are offering a massive amount of resources to parents and carers for free while on… Keep Reading
You must have been there. You’ve ran out of bubbles from that single bottle provided and your kids are demanding more. You mix water and washing up liquid together in a vague recollection that it makes bubble solution, but the truth is that they never quite work. We’ve played around with different mix levels for years, and we’ve finally found a formula that works.