Crabbing

I was surprised recently to find many of my Instagram followers had never been crabbing, especially as many of us live by the coast. There’s something exciting about sitting by the pier on a warm day eagerly awaiting a catch and crabbing can entertain children for a couple hours without the need for any expensive […]

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Knowledge is Power

‘But why do they need to start learning Sex Ed. at age 5?’ My friend’s question was perfectly reasonable and at times the thought of Sex Education fills parents with fear and dread but that’s not surprising is it? Sex is an adult theme and we want to protect our children from even the idea […]

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Balhungie Berry Farm

Hidden on the outskirts of Monifieth is one of our most favourite places; Balhungie Farm. As well as being busy running their working soft fruits farm, Michelle and David have also found the time to open up the grounds at the back of their farmhouse to the public, creating the most quaint setting for old and young […]

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School Readiness

Is your child ready for school? That’s a tough question isn’t it? There is no magical list to mark your child against as they transition from nursery to school and many people assume school readiness means some level of academic achievement; holding a pencil, writing their name, counting to 20, but let me tell you, […]

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Rainbow Pizza

It doesn’t matter what scientific explanation is, a rainbow is still utterly magical, right? Today we mixed up two of Summer’s favourite things; rainbows and Pizza! For this activity you will need; A pizza base (I used a shop bought one but feel free to use your own recipe) A tomato sauce ( I use […]

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Showcase Virtual Reality

There are four gaming booths available. The ‘Earthquake’ booth has two screens and moving floors and can be played by two players. There are four gaming booths available. The ‘Earthquake’ booth has two screens and moving floors and can be played by two players. VR car racing is also available and two car seats are […]

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Newton Farm

Just ten minutes outside of Dundee hides Newton Farm. A working farm offering bed and breakfast accommodation and award winning tours. They run tours most weekends and all details are available on their Facebook page. We had booked a 2 hour tour for 2pm and dressed for the occasion. Summer had her wellies and mud suit on, […]

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