How to make an erupting volcano

The children love to get a little bit messy and creative, especially Isabella so we decided a couple of weekends ago that we decided to find out how to make an erupting volcano. Getting started What you will need for this experiment: A plastic bottle (Note – if you are going to use a large bottle you will need more ingredients to make the eruption really work!) Newspaper or kitchen roll PVA glue Masking tape Paint Food colouring Bicarbonate of {Read More}

Geronimo Festival Reiew

If you’ve never been to Geronimo Festival, you’re missing out! This fun packed family festival is a perfect day (or two!) out. There’s so much to do that you’ll find something to suit the whole family. We went to Geronimo Festival at Knebworth House and as it was our first time, we didn’t really know what to expect. We arrived early to avoid any traffic and car parking issues so when we walked in, had time to grab a drink {Read More}

The Gruffalo’s Child by Tall Stories: Review

Tall Stories the children’s theatre charity has hit the Wycombe Swan with it’s wonderful adaptation of The Gruffalo’s Child. Set in the Gruffalo’s cave and the deep dark wood, the Gruffalo’s Child learns just how brave she really is. Most children know the story of the mischievous Gruffalo’s Child who ignores her dad’s warning of the deep dark wood and Tall Stories has taken this wonderful and award-winning story, Tall Stories has added in some music and magic with a {Read More}

Hairspray – the Smash Hit Musical : Review

Be transported to Baltimore, 1962 and get swept away with the uplifting energy of Tracy (a pleasantly peculiar and plus-sized teenager played by Rebecca Mendoza) and the rest of the energetic cast in the spectacular Hairspray Musical. Centered around one girl’s wish to appear on the television talent show and her dream win the title Miss Teenage Hairspray, this inspiring musical will have you tapping your toes along to the big show tunes while hearing all about Tracy’s journey to {Read More}

Fun Family Days Out for the Summer Holidays

Looking for fun things to do with the kids this summer? Have a look and see if any of these take your fancy! There’s plenty to choose from.

Cirque Berserk!

If you’re looking for something amazing to do with the kids this Easter break instead of standing in the rain or getting cabin fever inside, have you thought about Cirque Berserk? We were thrilled to be able to see them in action today and thought we’d share it with you! Cirque Berserk It isn’t just an ordinary circus, their aim is to combine centuries-old skills and traditions with some West End glamour and performance! The show is an eclectic mix {Read More}

Need some half term inspiration?

With half tem well under way, I thought I’d put a quick post together about some local things going on that you might be interested in doing. If you fancy a walk in the woods and your little ones love The Highway Rat head over to one of The Highway Rat trails. We went to Wendover Woods and had a rather chilly walk through the woods. My youngest loves The Highway Rat so we figured this was a must – {Read More}

Our Christmas Story with LaplandUK

A couple of weeks ago we were lucky enough to be invited to LaplandUK to see how spectacular it is for ourselves. Now I really could go on and on about all the wonderful elements there are to LaplandUK and how much fun we all had there but instead I thought I’d write it in the style of Clement Clarke Moore’s poem ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas’. I have also turned this poem into our very own book so that every {Read More}

Reasons I’d love to take the children to Tenerife

I’ve been to Tenerife a couple of times over the years; as a teenager with my family and with the girls for my hen party and both times were fantastic but for very different reasons. As a teen, one of my favourite memories from our holiday to Tenerife was cycling down Mount Teide. It was so much fun and the whole family enjoyed it. The volcano last erupted over 100 years ago and is one of the largest volcanoes in {Read More}

Buzz in for Summer Fun with Wyevale

Six weeks can be a long time to keep the children entertained and sometimes, especially with our unpredictable weather, going out and keeping the children amused can become quite expensive. So when I heard about Wyevale’s Buzz in for Summer Fun events, I couldn’t wait to get the children involved. We got booked into two sessions: Buzz in for Summer Fun – Potty for Bees and the Breakfast with Buzzy Bee to keep the children entertained. Unfortunately for us, the {Read More}