Growing Up Too Fast !

Today was Myles's last sports day in his nursery, i cant believe what an amazing young man he has grown up to be in the last few months, yes he does drive me crazy to the point where i want to scream but without it i wouldn't be as grateful for the amazing happy times we have together.

So not only was it his last sports day but he also turned 4 today! 4!! Where has the time gone, i know parents say it all the time but seriously what happened there, i blinked and 4 years had passed. This is another reason why i started "A Childminding Mummy" because i now have hundreds of lovely videos and pictures i can look back on and remember all these beautiful days.

He has been such a lucky boy with some fantastic friends who came to his party last weekend, i know they will all have an amazing time moving on together to their new adventures in "Big School".

We all have had a great day so thank you everyone in Myles's Nursery i know he will miss you all especially L…

8 Transport Activities

Hi everyone i have been planning our next topic for the childminding kids so here is our 8 transport activities we will be using with all the children. There are some fantastic ideas to link to the EYFS or if your a parent and want some new games to play.

1. Cardboard Vehicals.

Now i know this one looks too good to be true, but something smaller and easier to do will be just as good.

2. Cardboard Marble run for cars.

We have a gutter system in the garden already for the children where they put water down and catch it in a bucket at the bottom, but this looks easy enough to make too.

3. A Car Wash

Anyone can do this, grab an old tooth brush and off they go. You could even through in a few dirty dishes along the way haha.
4. Hot Air Balloons

Bit of a sit down task, would be great for everyone after a run around in the garden.

Wedding Planning

I have recently posted a video on Youtube explaining how i am going to plan our wedding but thought it would help me out if i just wrote about it.

Believe me i'm not one for writing nor am i any good at it, but i feel this is something i shouldn't turn away from and should just give it a go.

So we have been wedding planning now for a month, we went to one venue for a visit and its just not for us. Then my nan suggested going abroad and at first we both laughed and thought yes i wish and that it would never happen to us. But why not, why cant it happen to us, why cant we have the wedding of our dreams and be somewhere hot and sunny and not have to worry about this stupid English weather where one day its hot and the next its like a hurricane!

So i started to look online and to be honest at first it looked so easy like it was booking a holiday, you see the price and thats what you get. Boy was i wrong!

I went to the local travel agents and picked up their brochure for weddings a…

Numbers Activity - Matching Game

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My son has been struggling to recognise his numbers so for this month our topic was Numbers. We made a matching number game to help him improve. He found it really fun and wanted to win which also help his attention span and sit down until there was a winner. He is only 3 so we didn't have a lot of rules, only that he must take it in turns to choose a picture card. If he already covered that number the card would go back and it was my turn.

He was very proud when he was able to complete the whole board independently !!

Chinese New Year Craft and Activity - Fire Breathing Dragon

Heres how we made Fire Breathing Dragons with the children.
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To start you will need:
Cardboard tube
Green or red paint
tissue paper
pom poms
and a thick pen

First paint the tube and leave to dry

Next cut a slit in the tube where the eyes will be, use a pen to draw eyes onto the cardboard and slide it in to the slit.
Glue the pom poms onto the tube to make his nose.
Rip the tissue paper into strips and glue them to the inside of the mouth

 Once the inside is filled with tissue paper, IT'S FINISHED !!

Christmas Activity Craft - Snow Globe

Heres how we made Snow Globes with the children.
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To start with you will need:
plastic cups
fake snow
glue gun

Then take a lovely photo of the child and print it out on either paper or card.
Next cut around the photo to fit in the cup and cut out a circle piece of card to fit on the base. If the photo is on paper back it with card so it can stand up.
At the bottom of the photo cut a snip upwards in the middle and bend one side forward and the other back.

Glue the two flaps to the circle card.
Fill the cup with enough snow to shake about.
And to finish glue the base using the glue gun to seal in the snow.

My Baby's First Bath !

Hi Friends, ive been meaning to put this video up but have only just around to editing it. Monkey really enjoyed looking after his sister in the bath and showing her all of his toys. Such a special moment i will never forget !!
I hope you enjoyed this video if you did please give it a thumbs up and subscribe to my channel :D :D thanks xx

Heres a link to my other videos:

Labour and delivery story, x2 epidurals, 14 hours !

40 Weeks Pregnant Vlog:

Primark haul for my hospital bag:

34 weeks pregnant vlog:

Baby shower haul:

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