Child painting potato stamps

Children’s activity for a winter rainy day: potato stamps

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*This post includes affiliate links (marked with *). I only recommend products that I like. See disclaimer for details.   It’s winter, it’s cold and it’s and wet. Playing outside is out of the question. The children are bored. What are we going to do? Painting! To be honest, the last time we did a painting activity was months ago. When they’re …

child holding drawings

Drawing with children – another opportunity for bonding and language acquisition

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When you look at this picture you may be confused – did a child draw that?! I know. It’s not my finest work. I even considered not sharing it at all, concerned it would risk my reputation. Sod that. I want to help other parents of bilingual children and I want to do it with honesty. This drawing is from …

sardine pizza

A cheat recipe for a quick, economic and healthy pizza

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It’s common knowledge that sardines are packed with good nutrients, however, I couldn’t see how I could get my kids to have sardine here in the UK. Then one day we thought of making our own pizza… Mind you, I love the idea of making my own from scratch but only ever managed that once. Here’s a cheat recipe for …