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Fizzy Glittery Playdough / Gloop – Super Sensory Fun!

Fizzy Glittery Playdough / Gloop - Super Sensory Fun - Our Little House in the Country #playdough #sensoryplay #gloop #messyplay

A group of fantastic bloggers from the Kid Blogger Network (of which I am a member) are running a year long linky called “12 Months of Sensory Dough”.  Each month there is a theme for the dough and bloggers are encouraged to experiment with the theme and share their experiences (good and bad).  We love sensory play and make a lot

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Tips for Travelling with Kids Part 3 – General Tips & Tricks

Tips and tricks for travelling with kids, tips for before during and after a flight, how to settle into your accommodation, how to navigate the airport with minimal stress. #travel #traveltips #travelwithkids #airtraveltips

Welcome to part 3 of our series on travel tips for families. If you need help deciding on what to bring on board an aircraft to keep your little ones entertained for a flight, then our post about tips for carry-on luggage might be helpful.  We have also put together our packing list for family sun holidays or vacations. Today’s post

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10 Fantastic Spring/Easter Books

There are so many beautiful children’s books with Spring themes available, we have so many of them I wasn’t sure where to start with this post.  With the help of Oodles and Doodles, I have put together out top 10 Spring themed books! 1. The Velveteen Rabbit – not strictly about Spring but a gorgeous, timeless story . 2. That’s

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Easter Art for Toddlers and Preschoolers

We finally got around to starting our Easter artwork today.  I’m sure that we will manage a few more seasonal projects over the next week or so.  Today we have 2 to share with you. Potato-print Easter Chicks: These were so much fun to do.. Doodles and Oodles love printing so there was great excitement when I handed them potatoes

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Our Big Blue Activity Box, aka “The What To Do When I’m Bored Box” – 15 activity ideas

Today, I have decided to share the contents of our “Big Blue Activity Box”. Back in early January I found that both of my children were grouchy and irritable and weren’t playing with toys or anything for that matter. They would not play independently and I was completely worn out plus we were battling colds and sore throats etc.  I

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5 Gorgeous Books to Celebrate Mother’s Day

It is Mother’s Day here in Ireland on Sunday 30th March.  These are 5 beautiful children’s books for you to read with your children to celebrate Mothers everywhere!  I Love my Mum – a gorgeous, simple little picture book about the bond between mum and child – Ollie the Zebra and his mummy,  by Anna Walker. Mummy and Me –

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