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Elves in school

Mostly this year we’ve been doing groups of elf antics instead of a daily report, but yesterday Tinkles made a special day with some changes… So, in the morning, Tinkles was sitting at a laptop as the teacher in a class of Christmas characters and Lego...

Tinsel – Christmas book review

Tinsel ~ the girls who invented Christmas by Sibeal Pounder Bloomsbury Childrens Books, xx, 2020 Age group: 6 -10 years Format: 320 page book, hard cover A Christmas book with female heroes was a must read for me, and it didn’t disappoint. The story Two poor...

Another 7 days of elf antics…

It’s the 14th so that means we’ve had another 7 days of checking on our elves’ mischief… Day 8 – Tinkles was sitting with some junk mail this morning, circling items. I assumed they were items she wanted for Christmas, but my kids believe...

Gifting money (part 2)

Giving money as a gift can be very practical, but looks a bit boring. Last week, we gave you 7 different ways to present cash as a present beyond just shoving it in an envelope (with or without a card). But we have a whole heap more ideas for you to choose from!...