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Heart Bird Feeders

Heart Bird Feeders

In the winter we always like giving the birds a bit of extra food outside to help them through the colder days. These heart bird feeders make a lovely activity, Valentines Day crafts and can make a lovely homemade gift for anytime of the year. What do I need to make the Bird Feeders? A couple of pipe cleaners Cereal hoopsA piece of string / wool / ribbon How to make the Bird Feeders? Get a pipe cleaner and bend it into a heart shape. Don't attach the two ends yet. Now thread on your cereal hoops onto the pipe…
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Pom Pom Counting

Pom Pom Counting

Using objects for counting can make the learning process a more visual and hands on activity versus just using a pen and paper. This Pom Pom Counting activity is bright, colourful and interactive. What do I need? Pom Poms - about 6010 cup cake casesChild friendly tweezers (optional) A pen How do I do the activity? On the insides of the cupcake cases write the following numbers - one number per cake case - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10. (See photo above).Line the cup cake cases up in order. Put the pom poms in…
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Ideas for Lockdown Half Term in Berkshire

Ideas for Lockdown Half Term in Berkshire

Here are a several 'Ideas for Lockdown Half Term in Berkshire' which includes a Virtual What's on Guide as well as ideas to do at home or outdoors during your daily exercise. If you find this guide useful make sure you join the Berkshire Mummies mailing list and follow Berkshire Mummies on Instagram and Facebook as plenty more useful information is shared through these channels. *Please note I have worked with Norden Farm in a gifted capacity before. Virtual What’s On Guide  Brighter is a community art project is organised by The Lexicon, Bracknell and runs from 1st February 2021…
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20+ activities to do at home with your children between Christmas and New Year

20+ activities to do at home with your children between Christmas and New Year

The excitement of Christmas Day is now over and you might be looking for a bit of inspiration to keep the children busy at home. Hopefully you will find some inspiration in this blog post '20+ Activities to do at home with your children between Christmas and New Year'. Make sure you are following Berkshire Mummies on Facebook, Instagram and join the mailing list. Activity ideas to do at home; Do some cooking - how about making Lockdown Yeast Free Pizza, Oatmeal Pancakes, Homemade Butter Bean Dip and Rainbow Frozen Chocolate Bananas Make a firework chalk picture in preparation for…
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35+ activities to do with the children at home this Christmas

35+ activities to do with the children at home this Christmas

As Berkshire is now in Tier 4 restrictions over the festive season I thought it might be useful to share 35+ activities to do with the children at home this Christmas. If you find this blog post useful don't forget you can also follow Berkshire Mummies on Instagram and Facebook. You can also join the mailing list. 35+ at home activities Read books together - we have been reading 'The Christmasaurus' by Tom Fletcher throughout December and highly recommend it. Bake Christmas Food. Here are the recipes for Christmas Marzipan Treats, Festive Rocky Road and Fruit and Nut Chocolate Drops. Make…
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AD – Review // Little Learners Messy Play Pack

AD – Review // Little Learners Messy Play Pack

Disclosure: This review is a paid partnership with Little Learners Windsor. Berkshire Mummies was also gifted some of the items alongside the experience. I love setting up activities and crafts for my children but was delighted when Bernice from Little Learners Windsor, Maidenhead and Slough got in touch and offered for us to try out a Little Learners Messy Play Pack to use at home. Lockdown has been pretty full on in terms of crafting and activities. Don’t get me wrong I really enjoy doing them but it was lovely to have ‘a few days off’! It meant that I…
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