Christmas

Top Christmas Days Out West Midlands

Top Christmas Days Out in the West Midlands

Here’s our rundown of the top Christmas days out in the West Midlands. Christmas at Cadbury World Sealife Centre Enchanted Kingdom at Hatton Country World Polar Express Drayton manor Warwick Castle Blithbury Ice Skating Christmas Markets A Trip To The Theatre

Traditional Holiday Food

With Christmas right around the corner, I always start to think about all the delicious food that we get to eat and it got me thinking about the different traditions we have, and follow almost religiously. At Christmas, it’s almost a given to have roast turkey and all the trimmings (and yes, this includes sprouts!), …

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Christmas Crafts For Kids

Christmas Crafts for Kids

A round-up of all our Christmas activities for kids. Including crafts, play activities and recipes for all the family to make together. I will update the post as more get added! Christmas learning activities Learn Your Name Christmas Wreath   Preschool Christmas Cards Gingerbread house Homemade window decorations Christmas decorations for kids Bead ornaments Christmas …

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Mini Christmas Cakes 3 ways

Mini Christmas Cakes 3 Ways

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias When I was taking with my mum about our Christmas plans she said that we didn’t really need a big Christmas cake as it is always such a struggle to make it and why don’t I …

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gold play dough

Christmas Play Dough

We used a homemade play dough recipe and added a few teaspoons of gold paint. Then a lot of gold glitter. It worked really well and had a great sparkle. Added to the gold play dough we had: You Will Need pipe cleaners beads cake cases pom poms All in Christmas colours.

Christmas Tree Number Craft

Christmas Tree Number Craft

I love thinking up learning opportunities at Christmas because it is so easy to get children interested just by making it about baubles and presents. There are so many learning activities which children don’t even realise are teaching them something, from writing a list to Santa, to follow instructions to making mince pies. You Will …

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Snowman ornament for kids

Snowman Ornament For Kids

We are really into making transparent decorations this year. It all started with making transparent Christmas crackers. They look so pretty and glow beautifully in the twinkle of the Christmas lights. As soon as we read Snowmen at Night by Caralyn and Mark Buehner I knew we had to make a Christmas ornament to go …

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Christmas Tree Sun Catchers

Holly Sun Catcher Craft

I love to make stained glass windows with the children. It’s one of my favourite crafts because it is so quick and mess free and brightens up a little spot in your home instantly. I wanted something different for Christmas this year and though holly leaves and berries would look really festive. Materials Needed To …

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Fun ways to learn at Christmas

Christmas learning activities

Preschool Math Snowman from JDaniel4’s Mom Sight Word Christmas Tree from JDaniel4’s Mom Fine Motor Gem Wreath from 3 Dinosaurs Christmas Mini Pack from 3 Dinosaurs Santa Letter Creation Station from Little Wonders’ Days Literacy Christmas Salad from Growing Book by Book Pom Pom Painting from Fantastic Fun and Learning 20 Christmas Books from Generation …

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