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New product – Christmas Tarsia Puzzles

This is a set of 🎄Christmas-themed tarsia puzzles, with 9 triangles. A tarsia is a simple but complex jigsaw puzzle. The player matches up the sides of the triangles so they correspond with another one. It is also a puzzle to train problem solving… Continue Reading “New product – Christmas Tarsia Puzzles”

My Day 4 Advent calendar filler – DIY scratch card

This is my Day 4 advent calendar filler. I DIY a scratch card to reveal the present! I used the opportunity to let J learn a bit of Christmas vocabulary in Chinese. He totally loved it. Willing to try and read all the words… Continue Reading “My Day 4 Advent calendar filler – DIY scratch card”

What did I prepare for advent calendar fillers 2022 – to be continued

🎄 Day 1 📌How: Letters wrap up 🎁Present: Precision Fusion Football (Size 2) ✂️What I used: 📌What I did: I stopped J when he was unwrapping the 4th one and asked him can he guess what the present was with the letters he had… Continue Reading “What did I prepare for advent calendar fillers 2022 – to be continued”

DIY 3D Punch Out Advent Calendar

Back in 2019 I made a 2D punch out advent calendar for J. He loved it so much. Since then every Xmas he has been asking me to make one for him. This year I finally made one. But this time in 3D! The… Continue Reading “DIY 3D Punch Out Advent Calendar”

Our 1st paddle boarding at Milton Country Park

At the beginning of August we tried canoeing at Milton Country Park . It was great fun. Today we tried paddleboarding which is one of the water activities that I have always been wanted to try. The kids got in the water first. The instructors… Continue Reading “Our 1st paddle boarding at Milton Country Park”

Summer Leicester Trip 2022 Day 2 – Twinlakes Family Theme Park

(For all the pictures shown in this post, you can simply click on them to enlarge) When did we visit: We visited on a Thursday in late August. It was cloudy and raining for most of the day. Outdoor was not crowded especially in… Continue Reading “Summer Leicester Trip 2022 Day 2 – Twinlakes Family Theme Park”

Summer Leicester Trip 2022 Day 1 – Abbey Pumping Station

(For all the pictures shown in this post, you can simply click on them to enlarge) When did we visit: We visited on a Wednesday in late August. It was partly cloudy and sunny. There were not a lot of visitors in the museum.… Continue Reading “Summer Leicester Trip 2022 Day 1 – Abbey Pumping Station”

National Trust Playing Cards

During our stay at Happy Valley in the summer holiday this year J read a book (one of the many books provided by the host) about playing cards. We never introduced it to him. But he was interested in the games after reading the… Continue Reading “National Trust Playing Cards”

Summer Norfolk Trip 2022 – Happy Valley Norfolk Venue & Glamping Retreat 

Finding where to stay for our Summer Norfolk Trip was the hardest part for the whole trip planning. It took me a long time to find the right one. I wanted to find somewhere more special than an ordinary hotel or B&B or holiday… Continue Reading “Summer Norfolk Trip 2022 – Happy Valley Norfolk Venue & Glamping Retreat “

Summer Norfolk Trip 2022 Day 4 Part 2 – Brancaster Beach

This blog post is about our Summer Norfolk Trip 2022 Day 4 in Brancaster Beach. It is a continual post from my Summer Norfolk Trip Day 4 Part 2 – Turnham Market & Socius (Michelin Plate restaurant) . As I mentioned in my previous… Continue Reading “Summer Norfolk Trip 2022 Day 4 Part 2 – Brancaster Beach”