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

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 | Rainbows

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Nature’s Gymnasium

Nature's Gymnasium - the natural gym of the woods with kids, balance, stamina, climbing and fitness all within a free environment and open air

Enjoying the outdoors as the weather improves is my favourite – whether we are in the back garden the park, the woods or the beach venturing out and about seems much less effort with the sun shining and the temperatures improving.

We ventured out to the forest – Nature’s Gymnasium and had so much fun for FREE – completely free. With a playground in the woods and a sculpture

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A wildlife Pond in Spring

A wildlife pond in Spring - Nature and Play

In our garden we have a wildlife pond – it’s not easy for T and J to access behind a gate but it forms a part of our daily life. J since he was 18 months old has been obsessed with frogs – the week that T was born the frogs arrived in the pond and whilst I was in hospital recovering from a caesarean he spent a lot of

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Garden and Grow

Gardening and growing with kids

A large proportion of our outside time is spent in the garden and at this time of the year it’s gardening. We have a large garden by UK standards and it needs a lot of maintenance at the moment – getting the children involved and occupied whilst we garden is part of the pleasures of days spent outside in the fresh air.

The garden is such a magical place

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Where did my flowers go?

spring snow fun

Late Winter and early Spring in the UK mean that one day we can be in shirt sleeves and the next our snow suits are back on and that is exactly what happened last week – very confusing for a 2 year old.

So after hunting for ladybirds and finding hints of spring popping up in the garden last week before. We tried to find the flowers in the

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