Thursday, 06 August, 2020

Month: August 2020


The Games We Play: QRF Churchill Crocodile

I’ve idly thought about making some Crocodile trailers for my existing Churchills, but as I was putting an order in anyway I thought I’d get a proper Churchill Croc from QRF as for some scenarios I’m slightly short of gun Read more…


Patchwork n Play: Smorgasbord Quilt

Yes, I’ve decided on a name for my solids quilt!While the designer is not Scandanavian,  I feel this fits!All these blocks are 6 1/2 ” I thought it was time to introduce a little bit of white….it was feeling a little Read more…


What's in my Chocolate? What is PGPR???!!!


Creative Play Ideas with Paper Cups — Encourage Play

This post contains affiliate links. Learn more here. One of my favorite toys to have on hand for my kids is paper cups. Here are some of the creative ways my kids have used this versatile open-ended toy!Build a towerWe’ve Read more…


The Benefits of Playdates — Encourage Play

Inside: An incredible collection of play ideas for families during times when they need to stay at home. Also, why play helps at this time, and how we can view this as an opportunity to re-connect .Usually, as families, we Read more…


The Benefits of Playdates — Encourage Play

Inside: An incredible collection of play ideas for families during times when they need to stay at home. Also, why play helps at this time, and how we can view this as an opportunity to re-connect .Usually, as families, we Read more…


The Games We Play: Bir el Gubi

Ah, Bir el Gubi. I first came across a decent account of this battle in FM Lord Carvers ‘Tobruk’ in the late 1970s while I was eagerly waiting for the release of AHGCs boardgame of the same name. Tobruk the Read more…


Outdoor Family Fun — Encourage Play

This post contains affiliate links, learn more here. We are always looking to have some fun outside with the kids, but we don’t always have a ton of supplies on hand. When we want to get the kids out and Read more…


Using A Treasure Hunt to Work on Social Skills — Encourage Play

I love to set up treasure hunts because it’s awesome and fun. But did you know you can actually use them to help kids work on social skills?What social skills can a kid work on by doing a treasure hunt?It’s Read more…


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