How to Teach World War 1 to Kids

Photo taken from the ground looking up at poppies

100 years on from the end of World War 1 it is increasingly difficult for our children to relate to what day to day life was like in 1914-18, let alone life in the trenches. The further removed we become from this time, the easier it is to consider events as something out of a book, film or even a computer game. However, it is so important to continue to pass on the knowledge of the past so we don’t forget the lessons it taught us. So how do we teach WW1 to our children?

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#InstaLinky Week 20

Welcome to #InstaLinky Week 20

Here at #InstaLinky our goal is to get your beautiful Instagram feeds seen and some of the attention they really deserve!

We run from Sunday to Sunday and all bloggers are welcome to add up to FIVE INSTAGRAM POSTS throughout the week!

Join Katie (Mummy in a Tutu) and I in a community of snap happy bloggers!

Link up and share all your experiences, successes and failures, laughter and tears.

All posts welcome!

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#InstaLinky Week 19

Welcome to #InstaLinky Week 19

Here at #InstaLinky our goal is to get your beautiful Instagram feeds seen and some of the attention they really deserve!

We run from Sunday to Sunday and all bloggers are welcome to add up to FIVE INSTAGRAM POSTS throughout the week!

Join Katie (Mummy in a Tutu) and I in a community of snap happy bloggers!

Link up and share all your experiences, successes and failures, laughter and tears.

All posts welcome!

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Easy Preschool Maths At Home

old fashioned toy till for preschool maths activity.

It is really simple to include preschool learning in your daily play at home with no extra resources and no preparation work. For busy parents this is great news! I am constantly full of guilt at not having enough time to do awesome activities with J while my self care goes out of the window. With these easy preschool maths activities I can feel better about doing some focused learning play with J and have time in the evening to veg in front of the TV or indulge in reading a book. A definite win win situation!

 

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Garden Games for Kids in Autumn

Boy looking at a drawn treasure map of his house and garden.

As the weather cools down and the nights get longer, it can be harder to think of ways to get the children out and about for fresh air and exercise. Personally, I would much rather be hibernating inside by a roaring fire wrapped in blankets with a good book, a movie or a board game. However, since becoming a parent this is a rarity (read non existent). J, like most children, needs space to move and burn off all that abundance of energy fizzing in his feet. Thankfully, these games and activities are perfect for kids to wear themselves out and can be done in the garden or a local park or woodland.

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