No tricks, only treats – some DIY Halloween gifts!

We love holidays of any sort in our home, and we celebrate them all! Halloween for us is a little more about the kids swopping treats and dressing up, than the ghoulish, dark-side of the holiday. This year we’ll be joining Killarney Country Club for their fantastic family event and we’ve been making some little…

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Halloween 2017: Costume Inspiration

We celebrated Halloween in our community on Saturday evening. Temperatures that had been averaging on 27 degrees Celsius all week, suddenly dropped to a high of 10 degrees on the day, but the community still came out in full force to enjoy some good food, friends and fun – after all, Halloween only comes once…

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What we’re reading: the lead up to Halloween!

Story time is my children’s favourite time of the day – even as very young children I always encouraged their love for stories and reading. Reading encourages imagination, language development, concentration and a myriad of other developmental benefits. Besides from the benefits, I love this special time together, sharing a story at the end of the…

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Halloween Mummy Cookies

  Over weekends the kids and I usually bake something together – they love the measuring, mixing, pouring and beating (as well as licking the beaters!) that goes with baking.  This weekend, in the spirit of Halloween, we baked some cute Mummy cookies!

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Halloween sensory fun!

We had such fun creating a spooky sensory bin yesterday afternoon – the kids played for ages picking up the various objects out of the coloured water beads according to the ‘can you find it’ instructions I designed for them.

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