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Painting

During the two Easter break, Little Yum-Yum and I didn’t really get up to much. The weather was terrible and we we’re both unwell.<p>After trying to …

Painting

Chocolate Haul

Little Yum-Yum received seven big Easter eggs this year (to include one won in a raffle at school). He certainly was pleased, even though he can’t …

Eggs

Happy Easter

I bought some raffle tickets for the Easter Raffle at Little Yum-Yum’s school. We won an Easter Egg! Woo hoo! However, I must say, it did make me …

Easter

Postoloster

When Little Yum-Yum showed me this drawing, I asked him to explain who or what the character was. “It’s a Postoloster!”.<p>Confused? So was I.<p>He even …

Writing

T-Rex ‘Zord’

Little Yum-Yum created this in his favourite After School Club, Natural Thinkers/Outdoor Learning. Upon collecting him from school, the teacher asked …

Outdoors

Benji’s New Friends

<i>Benji the Bear sat on the end of the bed, feeling a little bit lonely. He was new here, and he hadn’t seen anyone else in the bedroom. He watched the</i> …

Loneliness

Land of the Dinosaurs

Well, not quite, thankfully! Little Yum-Yum has a collection of dinosaurs which were purchased when we visited The Natural History Museum.<p>The …

Paleontology

Spring is in the Air

Ah, yes. Spring is in the air at last, and Little Yum-Yum knows it.<p><i>“Plants need sun and water to grow.”</i>, he said randomly. So grabbed his watering …

Outdoors

Flower Bouquet

Toucan Box theme: Flower Bouquet.<p>Who <i>doesn’t like to receive flowers? And they’re even more special when you’ve made your own bouquet. Once you have</i> …

Gardening

Sky Garden

Friday 9th March was Inset Day aka Teachers Training Day for Little Yum-Yum’s school.<p>I decided to take him to Sky Garden to see the views of …

Are You Sure?

This is the logo on Little Yum-Yum’s uniform.<p>According to him, this dragon is eating a banana. I tried to explain that it wasn’t; it’s the tongue or …

“I’ve Got Something For You, Mummy!”

Yesterday, I went to collect Little Yum-Yum from after school club (Monday to Thursday) as usual. As he saw me, a big smile appeared on his face. He …

Nature Bag

Toucan Box Theme: Nature Bag.<p><i>This week we’re exploring the great outdoors. So first let’s create and decorate your nature bag, before you pick up</i> …

Just One More Swim!

<i>Big Bear stood up and sniffed the air, then lumbered out toward the water. Her cubs scampered after her, blinking at the dazzling world. Big Bear</i> …

Double Celebrations

Tuesday (6th March) was my birthday, so Little Yum-Yum made me this lovely card in school. He even drew a birthday cake on it.<p>Inside, he drew many …

Dinosaur Tail & Mask

Toucan Box Theme: Dinosaur Tail & Mask.<p><i>Stomp. Stop. STOMP. What is that sound? Can you hear it? We have travelled back in time to a PREHISTORIC land.</i> …

Snow Angel

After the last heavy snow fall settled, I asked Little Yum-Yum if he wanted to make a snow angel. He was a little confused at first, because he …

Vauxhall City Farm

So, before all the snow, Little Yum-Yum and I recently took a trip to Vauxhall City Farm.<p>Here, he’s looking at some of the biggest rabbits we’ve ever …

Muddypaws

<i>It was a special day for Ben. He had a new puppy! “I’ll teach you all the things I know,” said Ben. “But first I need to choose a name for you. I’ll</i> …

Fantastic Mr. Fox

To celebrate World Book Day yesterday (1st March), children were invited to dress up as book characters.<p>Little Yum-Yum went to school as the …

Bobby the Snowman and a Snowball Fight

As the weather continues, I did collect Little Yum-Yum earlier than usual from school yesterday. He wasted no time in making a snowman,<p>whom he …

I’m Dreaming of a White … February

Just when we thought we had seen the heaviest snow fall in years yesterday, we woke up to this.<p>Little Yum-Yum was even more eager to go to school, as …

I Love My Grandma

<i>Little Hedgehog and Grandma Hedgehog loved to play hide-and-seek together. One day, when Grandma went to find Little Hedgehog … Little Hedgehog hid!</i> …

Oh, What Fun!

This morning, Little Yum-Yum was very happy. Very happy indeed! Why? Because it was snowing. Unfortunately, I was not able to capture just how heavy …

The Usual, Please

Half Term wouldn’t be the same without a visit to The Kennington.<p>Whilst waiting for his lunch to arrive, he completed some of the pages in his ‘My …

The Natural History Museum

During the half term break last week, Little Yum-Yum and I made the most of his time off school.<p>He loves dinosaurs (his new craze), and asked me to …

The Statue of Liberty

<i>Image on the right from the web.</i><p>I heard Little Yum-Yum calling me, so naturally, I went to find out why. “Take a picture, mummy. I’m the Statue of …

Pirate Ship Puzzle

Max loves puzzles; especially this one as he loves pirates too. Just look at him concentrating! It does entertain him for quite some time.<p>Finally, …

Thumbelina

<i>There was once an old woman who wanted a daughter more than anything else in the world.</i><p><i>She went to see a witch who gave her a seed to plant. The seed</i> …

Shopping List

What a fun way to test your memory!<p>The game encourages you to remember the items which are not on your list(s), and where they are. If you remember, …