Category Archives: Things to do with your children

5 games to play with cotton wool balls…
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January 14, 2017 posted by littlewhitecottage

5 games to play with cotton wool balls…

F and I had a our Saturday morning together (the boys had gone climbing) so I thought I’d get the cotton wool balls out – that she calls ‘pom moms’…

Children and knives…
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May 27, 2016 posted by Chris Leigh-Currill

Children and knives…

I am doing an OU degree course in design and innovation and although I’ve only really just started it (I’m halfway through the first module) I’m finding some bits of…

A practical way to show how muscles works…
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January 19, 2016 posted by littlewhitecottage

A practical way to show how muscles works…

Yesterday we continued our Science work on ‘The Human Body’ and the boys spent some time looking at muscles and how they work. This has all come from H asking…

Home schooling
January 17, 2016 posted by littlewhitecottage

How to make your own fabric sword…

T has an art box that Granddad gave him and it’s full of his fabric stash and haberdashery items (many he’s chosen but some he’s snaffled from my workroom!) and…

Drawing with Little Miss F…
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January 13, 2016 posted by littlewhitecottage

Drawing with Little Miss F…

This morning the boys went to tennis and I had some time with F. It’s lovely to have a little bit of time with her as having the boys at…