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Monthly play roundup: May

We’re almost halfway through the year! Every day is a buzz of activities. So much so that it’s often hard to decide on the favourites to feature on this roundup. But here are a few noteworthy ones worth highlighting…Lego Gadgets and Toys
Thanks to Nathan’s and Grace’s Lego stash and some creative building, I was able to add some cool new toys to our indoor play area: A Lego paper crimper, Lego scales, Lego fidget spinner, Lego circle drawing machine and a Lego candy dispenser [lots more ideas on frugalfun4boys].Magic Show
The kids have been showing some interest in magic lately, so for fun we put together our own little magic show with some real bona fide magic tricks. We made our own magic kits which included a disappearing coin trick and a magic wallet. Here’s a little video snippet of the disappearing coin trick in action.Sheep and Ducks
We read some Mem Fox books about sheep and ducks, including ‘Where is the Green Sheep’ and ‘Ducks Away’. One of the children’s favourite games using …

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This past week has been all about snails.The children are always fascinated by the snails in our garden and ask endless questions about them.A couple of weeks back, one of my boys stumbled across a snail crawling along the ground.

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DIY magnet shapes

A couple of weeks ago, I had posted this snapshot of these set of magnetic shapes I made on my Instagram.  I received a few curious questions on how I made them.

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DSC06501A_thumb[1]Three Questions

And so Nathan’s very first day of kindergarten is over. It was a mixture of good, bad, sweet and sour. I think that so much happens throughout the day, it can be challenging for a little person to filter through it all.

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DSC05282My cup runneth over

These days my days are packed full to the brim. From the moment I wake up to the sound of Grace calling through the baby monitor and Nathan’s cheeky face peering at me over the edge of the bed… to the evening when I finally tuck them into bed and say goodnight.

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