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free affirmation wristbands to download

I know it has been a testing time for so many, especially our children. So I wanted to make something that would remind them how awesome they are and give them a little boost on those days they need it. Simply click the image below to download your free affirmation wristbands for your kids to cut out and wear. The pack also includes blank versions of the wristbands for you or your little ones to make their own and write personal sentences to wear!   For more ideas to support yours or your child's well being, we have our playPOWER affirmation cards available HERE for you to use at home. Remember to tag @play.hooray or @playprompts in your play photos...

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Mud Kitchens

As the weather gets warmer and you're spending more time outside, you might be looking for something new to play with the kids. Mud kitchens are becoming a popular household item and can be a very attractive addition to a garden set up.  I am a huge fan of mud kitchens but that certainly doesn't mean that I am telling you to go out and spend a lot of money on one! Yes there are some beautiful mud kitchens now made by small businesses and by simply searching #mudkitchen on Instagram will pull up plenty of options for you. As well as these, some of the bigger brands and supermarkets are also starting to sell them too. An alternative idea...

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How to Throw a Budget Busting Birthday Party

When it comes to our children’s birthday parties it’s all too easy to get carried away, and that’s completely natural. We want it to be as special as it can be, for them and for us. But it’s entirely possible to make magical memories without spending a small fortune. Here’s my top ten ideas for a budget busting birthday party! Arts and crafts are a great way to keep children occupied at parties and there’s the added bonus of everyone going home with something at the end forgoing the need for goody bags! Set up a table and invite guests to make paper chains from coloured strips of paper and party hats or crowns using card, feathers, glue and glitter;...

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Preparing for a Baby

As you will have seen from my social media posts, we are expecting a baby in September! It’s a really exciting (and exhausting!!) time for us! Mason is going to be a lovely big brother and of course we want to prepare him as much as possible. The best way to prepare a child for any new situation is lots of talking, playing and reading books. We talk a lot about the baby coming, whats it’s going to be like and involving Mason as much as possible with things like building the cot, buying new clothes and talking about baby names. So far all name suggestions have been Paw Patrol related so I’m not sure he will have the final...

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Ways to Play with Washi Tape

Ok so you’ve bought a multi pack of brightly coloured washi tape mainly because I’ve told you that you NEED it in your play cupboard...but now what?!  I get asked what to do with Washi Tape at least once a day, so thought it was time to write a list of simple ideas. To be honest I had all intentions of making this a fancy download sheet however as I’m in lockdown just like you, I’m sure you can sympathise that I am struggling to find a child free hour in the day at the moment, when I do a moment, I have a list as long as my arm to get done!!  So for now, please bear with my...

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