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Nature Nuts – Moths

Nature Nuts - nature study for kids

Welcome to a new series on Nature and Play and The Usual Mayhem – we are very excited to introduce you to our year long Nature Study for Kids via Nature Nuts. Every other week we will be sharing ideas for studying nature with children on a theme from our different corners of the world.

Our chosen theme this time is Moths – much like butterflies Moths can

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Over on Rainy Day Mum – Top 10 Ways to learn at the beach


Over on Rainy Day Mum today I’m sharing Top 10 Ways to learn at the beach – pop over and discover how to stop the summer slide whilst at the beach.

This forms part of the School’s Out Top 10 Series by KBN cohosted by these bloggers over the last week

Sunday ~ This Reading Mama | The Educators’ Spin on It | Kitchen Counter Chronicle |

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A new accidental tradition

Taking a Picture of your kids in the same place each season

It just kind of happened – I took a photo back in the Winter of J walking down through our local woods and I then had it blown up on a canvas for the wall I love the picture so much.

Well today we headed for a Spring time dog walk and I took my camera – quite by accident I captured a picture of T in the same

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Exploring Spring with flowers from the garden

Learning and Play in Spring - Nature in the Home

We’re very into exploring Spring – each week the display in our house on the “Nature Table” changes showing the different flowers that are growing in the garden – I would say that we grow but most are either ones that have self seeded or a legacy from the previous owner but they are beautiful and it’s fabulous for J and T to see the changes and be part

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SunSense – Keeping Kids Sun Safe outdoors

Sun safe with SunSense

Being an outdoor loving family as the weather improves we spend more and more of our days outside and one of my priorities is keeping the kids sun safe – we try and avoid the hottest part of the day either taking our activities to the shaded area of the garden or coming indoors for some quiet time, but it’s with reluctance that they come inside.

So when I

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