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Tegu Building Blocks

Do you ever have one of those days when you feel like CHUCKING out all the “new technology” and introducing some good old fashioned fun into the children’s playtime?

Well the good news is, I have found a toy with a fun twist on a childhood favourite – Tegu building blocks.

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The Day the Crayons Quit

I love reading to my kids. Not because I love reading to them per se – but because it means they are going to bed very very very soon. And, after a long long long summer with them at home – this is truly my favourite time of day…

On our holiday this summer – I found this fantastic book – The Day The Crayons Quit.

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Calling all budding Picasso’s

Even though I know full well that neither of my kids are ever going to make it in the art world, I have still kept tons and tons of their art work from as soon as they could pick up a pen.  I have pages of scribbles, clay models (if you can call them that), colouring in, paintings, collages blah blah blah… you get the gist. And all of these delights are hogging up storage space in my loft.

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Along comes a great new website called Doodle Nest. Your job is to edit down the entire collection of artworks to your faves and they will transform it all into either sleek framed collages… Read More…

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It’s almost rocket science..

It’s a Back to School Fest here at KSJ HQ. It’s only been a matter of days since our kids broke up – and already we a longing to wave them off! So we’ve done our general Back to School round-up – but today – this is one for any budding boffins out there.

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Ok so I’ll admit it straight away – I was a total science N.E.R.D at school.. so I have had such nostalgic fun writing this post! Here are my top 5 science related Back to School MUST-HAVES! Read More…

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