Fantasy Series: The Mermaid

For my latest works of poetry for kids I am writing a fantasy series. With each poem being about another creature of fantasy. So, if it’s poetry for kids you’re after, check out the seventh in the series about a mermaid.

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The Things that Happen on Earth: A Poem by Barry S. Brunswick

This week for my blog I’ve written a poem that’s not in my usual style. This is about humanity, about the arguments we have, about how divided we are as a species and the winds of change that are threatening to blow a storm. Enjoy and thanks for reading!

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Benji the Wonderdog in Space, a Comic Strip for Kids

Part 2

This week it’s the second part of my comic strips for kids Benji the Wonderdog: Benji in space. Read part 1 here if you missed it.

The last time we saw Benji he was stuck under a huge pile of rocks with his friend Ruby Red, and if that wasn’t bad enough, he was surrounded by 12-foot alien robot cats! Will he meet a grisly end? Will he escape the jaws of death? Find out now.

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Benji the Wonderdog in Space, a Comic Strip for Kids

Part 1

This weeks blog, is one of my comic strips for kids. Meet Benji the Wonderdog, he’s a secret agent dog and this is the story of when he went to space to help a race of alien dogs. So, if it’s comic strips for kids you’re looking for this is the place for you.

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Human Wellbeing: The Gift of Friendship

This week’s human wellbeing blog is an unselfish one. It’s about friendship. Having and being a good friend is one of the most rewarding and beautiful parts of life, it’s good for your heart, good for your soul and wonderful for your own wellbeing.

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Parents Wellbeing: The Benefits of Mindfulness

Normally I write blogs for you to have fun with your kids but in this new series I will be focusing on you, the parents and your wellbeing. Who are the best parents? Happy parents and I’d like to help you be happy. On the first Thursday of each month, I will be publishing a blog focusing on different aspects of your wellbeing. This is the first one in the series and it’s about mindfulness. Continue reading Parents Wellbeing: The Benefits of Mindfulness

Free Crossword and Word Search for Kids

Hello, for a little fun I’ve made some printable puzzles for you. Check out this sport crossword and word search for kids. The word search has fifteen answers that are all about sport. They are the same as the crossword answers, so you can solve the clues to find out which words you need to find or find the words to work out the answers to the crossword. The choice is yours!

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Barry Brunswick’s Tall Tales: 3 Short Stories for Kids

Allow me to tell you three tales about three tales. My latest creation, Barry S. Brunswick’s Tall Tales, is a collection of very different short stories for kids and colourful illustrations brought together for one book. This is the story of how they happened.

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Funny Poems for Kids: Yucky Valentine’s Day Love Poems

This week for my funny poems for kids series, it’s funny Valentine’s Day poems. So, it’s time to get unromantic and laugh our way through love’s yuckiest day! Check out this collection of 5 funny poems for kids with a Valentine’s theme.

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Benji the Wonderdog: Origins, a Comic Strip for Kids

This week, it’s a one of my comic strips for kids. Meet Benji the Wonderdog, he’s a secret agent dog and this is the story of how he got recruited by the natural intelligence agency. So, if it’s comic strips for kids you’re looking for this is the place for you.

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Fun Free Tiger Colouring in Project

This week, I have a free colouring in project for the kids to enjoy. With its famous striped coat, the majestic tiger is one of the most iconic and powerful animals on the planet. Simply print out the page, get the crayons or pencils out and try this great tiger colouring in. Be extra careful not to go over the lines though!

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Fun Facts About Sharks to Teach Your Kids

We all have a strange fascination for sharks. It’s a mix of primal fear and admiration at their perfection.

With over 450 recognised species of shark in the world’s oceans and even some rivers, they are one of the most diverse creatures on the planet. Here are some fun facts that you might not know already and some you might.

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Short Stories for Kids: Somewhere in a Tropical Ocean…

This week it’s a another one of my free short stories for kids on my crazy blog. Have you ever wondered what jelly fish talk about? Well, I have, and this is what I decided would be on the top of their conversation list.

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Fun Things to do in the School Holidays

With the excitement of Christmas and the New Years fireworks over, you might be needing some new ideas to keep the kids entertained. These ideas for fun things to do in the school holidays will spark the imagination and get the creative juices flowing, all without using devices! Continue reading Fun Things to do in the School Holidays

Christmas Crossword and Word Search for Kids

Hello, for a little fun I’ve made some printable puzzles for you. Check out this Christmas crossword and word search for kids. The word search has fifteen answers that are all about Christmas. They are the same as the crossword answers, so you can solve the clues to find out which words you need to find or find the words to work out the answers to the crossword, the choice is yours!

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Left Over Turkey Recipes: Turkey and Ham Pie

After the Christmas dinner is over and the family have all gone home, what are you left with? Lots and lots of leftover turkey and probably some Christmas ham, so unless you want turkey or ham sandwiches every day for a month, finding some good left over turkey recipes to use it up in a lip smackingly delicious way is what you need. Here is my one of my favourite left over turkey recipes: Turkey and Ham Pie.

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Funny Poems for Kids: A Poem that has Nothing to do with Christmas

With Christmas almost here, everything around you is, Christmas this and Christmas that, and as part of my funny poems for kids blogs that I like to do from time to time (I was a poet long before I was a storyteller), I thought now was a great time of year to publish one. So, let’s forget the shopping, the stress and the high street vampires trying to bleed us dry and just have a bit of a laugh. So this time my funny poem for kids is: A Poem That Has Nothing to do with Christmas.

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Best Gifts for Nieces and Nephews for Christmas and Birthdays

When it comes to picking the Best Gifts For Nieces and Nephews in the modern world, we tend to choose gifts for children that keep them occupied. Electrical gifts or toys are what people tend to opt for. Especially when the whole ‘Look who buys the best gifts for the kid’s attitude’ kicks in.

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Kids Activities on the Beach: What You May Find in a Rockpool

I’m one of those lucky people who lives near the beach and one of my favourite things to do is wait for the tide to go out and take a look at the new residents of the rockpools. They’re so full of life and forever changing. You never quite know what you might find. Continue reading Kids Activities on the Beach: What You May Find in a Rockpool

Spooky Short Story for Halloween

Hi, over the last 2 weeks we’ve covered our Halloween party. First, we had scary Halloween decorations and then it was funny Halloween foods. This week I’ve got a spooky short story to make the kids jump out of their skin on Halloween night. Continue reading Spooky Short Story for Halloween

Halloween: Funny Food Ideas

Hi again, you remember last week we covered Halloween decorations for our crazy Halloween party and this week we’re going to get the food ready. Check out my Halloween twists to make food that matches the rest of the fun. We’re going to start with an old favourite at my family Halloween parties… Continue reading Halloween: Funny Food Ideas

Halloween: Home Made Scary Decorations

Hi there, with Halloween on its way it’s time to get those Halloween party ideas together. Apart from the pumpkin whose whole life has led up to this moment and now knows he is doomed, Halloween can be fun for one and all. When else to you don the fancy dress and eat too many sweets? I think we can do that once a year.

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