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Dress to impress?

What will you be wearing on Christmas Day? Do you ‘dress to impress’ or go casual? How formal should we dress? I see two sides of this – it is a special day and it’s nice to show respect to your hosts by dressing well, but it is also a day for...

More elf antics!

As December continues, so do our elves’ antics! Since graduation, this is what our elves have been up to… Day 16 – Tinkles on the couch wearing a whoopie cushion costume! I thought it was cute and funny, but the kids said she had it wrong by being...

How does Santa deliver his letters?

Santa writes to a LOT of kids each year (which is why he gets us to help him, of course!) and kids love getting letters from Santa. But once the letter is written, how does it arrive in a child’s little hands? Kids getting Santa letters Here are some ideas for...

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...