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.Continue reading Left Over Turkey Recipes: Turkey and Ham Pie
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.Continue reading Funny Poems for Kids: A Poem that has Nothing to do with Christmas
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.Continue reading Best Gifts for Nieces and Nephews for Christmas and Birthdays
If you want to do some story writing, this is how…
When story writing, it’s important to remember that a story doesn’t all come at once, it comes in parts. Continue reading A Kid’s Guide to the Art of Story Writing
I’ve been writing jokes for kids for quite some time now, so I thought I’d compile a few of my favourite ones. I’ve added a few limericks too, so it’s limericks and jokes for kids. Hold on to your sides and away we go! Continue reading Jokes for Kids: Part 1
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
Hi, if your kids are bored, play this free family quiz game with them. It’ll keep them busy for a few minutes and keep their mind sharp. Continue reading Free Family Quiz Game About the Solar System
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
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.
So let’s have a Halloween party! And we’re here to help. Continue reading Halloween: Home Made Scary Decorations
Chef Inamoto’s Mini Pizzas
Konnichiwa one and all, I am chef Inamoto and welcome to my kitchen. I have a great, lip-smacking, belly satisfying and yummy recipe for you. Kids cooking is inventive, creative and fun, so lets give it a go. Continue reading Kids Cooking: Tasty Treats for Kids
With the school holidays upon us you might be planning a road trip. As we all know, road trips can seem so boring to kids with them constantly asking: ‘Are we there yet?’ Just as you pull out the driveway. Continue reading Fun in the Car: 9 Family Games to Play on a Road Trip
Who doesn’t love a dinosaur? I mean, the thought of real-life monsters roaming the real-life earth millions and millions of years ago. As for me, I’ve been fascinated by dinosaurs ever since I was little and your kids probably are to. So here are some fun facts about dinosaurs to teach your kids and the answers to the questions your kids will ask about dinosaurs. Continue reading Fun Facts About Dinosaurs to Teach Your Kids
Like any other type of fashion, fashionable baby names move with the times too. Some baby names are here to stay, and others slip into obscurity. Continue reading 10 Baby Names That Have Gone Out of Fashion
What is Mindfulness?
Mindfulness is a very wide subject and you can go into it as deeply as you want. What it means is for mind and body to be in a state of present. To be where you are, doing what you’re doing, without distraction from the next task or what the future will hold. Continue reading The Benefits of Being Mindful
Compared to kids, parents are mostly boring. When was the last time you played on the swings, or grabbed your friend and screamed TAG YOUR IT, climbed a tree, wondered at the stars or created an imaginary world? Continue reading Fun With Mum
One question I’m asked constantly by mothers is why is dad always the fun one?
Studies show mothers feel like the task master in the family and the one who makes sure home work is done, appointments made, and discipline installed. The problem with all that is, it’s boring right? Continue reading The Good Cop and Bad Cop of Parenting
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 and colourful illustrations brought together for one book. This is the story of how they happened. Continue reading Barry Brunswick’s Tall Tales: 3 Short Stories
School children get judged on intelligence, attention span and academic excellence and their ability to pass exams. That is all well and good, but what really helps your kids to be successful in life? Continue reading What Helps Your Kids To Be Successful In Life?
What is a Dream Snatcher?
Dream Snatchers are the people who we all bump into throughout our lives who try to hold you back. They are the people that when you tell them an idea, the first thing they do, is tell you why you can’t achieve that dream, or you shouldn’t try. Continue reading Dream Snatchers
Imagination Definition: the ability of the mind to be creative or resourceful.
Kids imagination is the most powerful tool that we, the human family, have ever had. Without imagination, could Galileo have looked through a telescope at the stars for the first time? Could Einstein have dreamed up his special theory of relativity? Continue reading Why is Kids Imagination Important?
Making the world a better place sounds like an impossible task. How can one little person make the world a better place? It’s not as hard as you think it is, you know.
All it takes is one person to make another person’s life better. If everyone makes someone’s life better, don’t you agree in turn, the world has to become a better place?
A long, long tie ago, before time was recorded, there was a tribe. Where they were doesn’t matter but they were surrounded by a dense forest. The wolves lived in the dark forest and preyed upon any unsuspecting weary traveller who should happen to stray off the beaten path alone and unarmed. Continue reading Learning through Storytelling
With the excitement of Christmas and the New Years fireworks over, you might be needing some new ideas to keep the kids entertained during these school holidays. These ideas will spark the imagination and get the creative juices flowing, all without using devices! Continue reading Keep the Kids Entertained During the Holidays
One of the best things you can do with your children without spending a fortune is simple: The ancient and noble art of cooking. The human race wouldn’t have lasted very long without this art and yes, that’s what it is, an art. Continue reading Cooking with Kids
Come with me on a trip across the sea,
Up into space or through history.
Anything is possible, anything can be,
Anything you can imagine, anything we dream. Continue reading Catching Stars, a Poem for Kids