Yesterday we headed to Amazona Zoo in Cromer to spend a fun summer day with friends. As well as seeing all the animals and having lots of fun in the play area we also ventured across the carpark for a round of Football Golf.
It’s safe to say the kids had a blast. Whilst at the zoo they spent most of their time on the play area. With the one a system that is currently in place the free flow nature of the zoo has been lost and a few quite significant areas have been cordoned off, which for a small zoo was a big deal. This meant that once they were at the play area they were reluctant to leave as they were aware it wouldn’t be so easy to get back to. It didn’t stop the fun though.
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It case you haven’t heard of BYO or Build Your Own, they make amazing cardboard kits that allow you to create amazing things. There are four Mini Builds in the range, a Ladybird, Honey Bee, Stag Beetle and Dragonfly. As well as the Mini Builds there are larger creations to be made as well, like a Telescope or Plane Launcher.
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Do you have a child who is so very interested in the natural world around them? I do and it is lovely but it comes with a huge amount of questions, which, whilst again lovely, is also very draining! Well I am always looking for ways to answer some of those questions and the GeoSafari SeaScope allows L to see what is actually happening under the water, so instead of asking, he can look.
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Kids Life Clothing is an online platform providing luxury clothes, shoes and accessory brands for children aged 0-16 and they have kindly arranged for one of my readers to win a £50 voucher to spend on the site!
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With the summer holidays looming it’s always good to have some activities up your sleeve for a rainy day. For us one of the things we go back to time and time again are fossil dig kits. They are simple and easy to use and happily keep L occupied for quite a while depending on the size. We’ve recently tried the Dig & Display Fossil Kit from Learning Resources and its one of the best we have had!
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We’re always up for trying new games at home. Especially ones that get us outside. HydroClash Target is all about making water fights seriously fun and without having to worry about filling, clearing away and the environmental impact of a million water balloons.
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Mummy I’m bored. Says the child surrounded by toys and distractions. How many times do you hear this? Especially over the summer holidays! I’m always on the lookout for different activities that I can have on hand for these moments, over the half term we tested out a couple of the sets on offer from Planet JUNKO and we are both super impressed. To explain briefly you are taking junk modelling to extremes and really notching those creations up a gear.
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With the summer holidays fast approaching what better time to start thinking about entertaining the kids and keeping them active and happy. We’ve found that having a scooter for L makes the walks last longer and contain for less complaints, so I’ve teamed up with Skates.co.uk to giveaway a kids JD Bug Scooter, perfect for kids on the go.
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If you are looking for something fun to do locally this half term then why not book yourself tickets to Pensthorpe? They have a totally awesome Bee Wild theme at the moment with a trail for the kids to follow and a fun Bee activity booklet. Plus at the end of the day, not only will your little one get one of the lovely Pensthorpe badges (anyone else got a growing collection?) but they’ll also get a little packet of seeds!
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Need a hand keeping the house in shape? Well why not get the kids involved, or at least keep them busy playing so you can whip round with the vacuum! It seems to be a constant battle in our house to keep on top of things, I’ll clean and then turn my back and it’s back to how it was.
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