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Summer holidays are nearly here...What have you got planned?

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Wednesday, July 15, 2015,
Summer holidays are nearly here...What have you got planned?

Check out some of the local activities going on in Carterton, organised by the Oxfordshire Play Association.

Check out their Facebook page, for more information: 

https://www.facebook.com/232213353552815/photos/a.322919151148901.78070.232213353552815/816634778444000/?type=1&theater



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A Winter Robin...Created by Addy (2yrs)

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Monday, November 17, 2014,


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It's that time of year again!!!

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Thursday, November 13, 2014,
I love this time of year, with Halloween and Bonfire night out of the way, it's officially the run up to Christmas!

So I've started thinking about and looking for new inspiring arts and crafts ideas and can always rely on Pintrest to help me out....

http://uk.pinterest.com/pin/464222674064009275/

Check out the cute handprint reindeers :)


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Recent Ofsted Report for the Butterfly House...

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Monday, January 27, 2014,
http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/inspection-reports/find-inspection-report/provider/CARE/EY459474

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Chinese New Year - Topic of the week

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Monday, January 27, 2014,
Check out our Chinese Dragon Puppets -



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Oh what fun we have been having in the run up to Christmas!!

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Wednesday, December 18, 2013,


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Creating ocean waves

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Wednesday, June 19, 2013,
The children made these in an arts and crafts activity.  I encouraged them to create waves using crepe paper and toilet rolls to recreate the ocean waves to dance along to all songs from under the sea related.


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Lets colour and learn about the different sea creatures...

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Wednesday, June 19, 2013,




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Topic of the week - Under the Sea...

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Monday, June 17, 2013,


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Having fun in the garden

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Friday, June 14, 2013,


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Team work at Millets Farm

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Friday, June 14, 2013,


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Push, slide, twist

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Friday, June 14, 2013,


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Necklace making for Friendship week

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Friday, June 14, 2013,


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We went Geocaching...

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Friday, June 14, 2013,
I love doing this activity with the older children, although some of the caches by our home are not always reliable, so a little sly hiding of coins for them to find makes the find extra fun!

Never heard of Geocaching before?  Check it out - http://www.geocaching.com





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Painting time...

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Friday, June 14, 2013,



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Lets play hide and seek...

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Friday, June 14, 2013,


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A visit to Blenheim Palace

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Friday, June 14, 2013,
With a yearly pass to Blenheim Palace, this is one place the children can enjoy visiting time and time again...

So much to do, from the Butterfly House, to the Maze, I think the most enjoyable part of the day was the Train Journey up to the Pleasure Gardens.










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Happy Father's Day!

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Friday, June 14, 2013,
The children have been busy making Fathers Day cards this week....



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Millets Farm

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Saturday, June 8, 2013,





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Messy Play!

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Saturday, June 8, 2013,

The children love messy play, we created some home made Gloop...

2 cups of cornflour
1 cup of Water 
Food Colouring (Optional)




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Understanding the World

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Wednesday, June 5, 2013,
An impromptu discussion about different cultures around the world.


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Puddle Splashing on a rainy day

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Wednesday, June 5, 2013,


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It's time to plant some seeds!

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Wednesday, June 5, 2013,
Planting Seeds in the Greenhouse....




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It's a Bugs Life

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Wednesday, June 5, 2013,
Here are some of the activities we got up to for our Mini Beast Week Topic...

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Personalised Hand Print Framed Picture

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Monday, April 8, 2013,
Hello everyone, I have created a new section to my website where I will upload my new artwork over the next coming months, available for you to get your own hands on one of these cool gifts!

Check out my Shop - Prints tab on the website now.

Many thanks for looking



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Spring has sprung (Finally!)

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Sunday, April 7, 2013,
Now that we are starting to see slightly warmer weather conditions, why not get sowing some seeds with the little one's...

Here's a sneak peek of my youngest planting some green beans in the Garden.


Kellie Wiblin - Butterfly Childcare
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Great creative activity for the little one's in Oxfordshire (Pottery Painting)

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Thursday, February 14, 2013,
http://www.livingsocial.com/cities/240/deals/396510-pottery-painting-session?afsrc=1&utm_campaign=MorningSend&utm_content=240&utm_medium=email&utm_source=blast
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Pancake Day Fun!

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Tuesday, February 12, 2013,

Pancakes

Pancakes are very simple to make, just mix together the following:

  • 100g white plain flour
  • 1 egg
  • 150ml milk
  • 150ml water








 

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Top 10 Foods for fussy eaters...

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Thursday, January 31, 2013,
http://www.netmums.com/family-food/galleries/view/top-ten-food-for-fussy-eaters/2577
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Printable reward charts - for your little angels...

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Wednesday, January 23, 2013,
http://www.netmums.com/activities/galleries/view/reward-charts/6940



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When the World was waiting for you...

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Tuesday, January 22, 2013,
I love this story:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/presenters/stories/presenters-when-the-world-was-waiting-for-you/

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Looking forward to the Snow coming, or would rather it didn’t snow at all?

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Thursday, January 17, 2013,
Net Mums invite you to upload your snow pictures - http://www.netmums.com/oxfordshire/galleries/view/local-netmums-member-photos

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Another British wet day...Fun ideas to keep the kids entertained!

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Saturday, January 12, 2013,
I will often refer to net mums in my blogs, as their ideas are fab for keeping the little one's entertained.  Check out these top 20 ideas...

 http://www.netmums.com/activities/galleries/view/20-activities-for-a-rainy-day/4291
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Perfect keepsakes for little ones...

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Monday, January 7, 2013,
http://www.livingsocial.com/deals/563466-baby-handprint-and-footprint-kit-with-delivery
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Print off picture of the day... Caterpillar

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Saturday, January 5, 2013,
http://www.netmums.com/activities/galleries/view/dot-to-dots-to-print-off/7145
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Free family fun: Out and about - Courtesy of Net Mums

Posted by Kellie Wiblin on Saturday, January 5, 2013,
Getting out and about needed cost the earth - there are plenty of activities you can do with your children that are completely free.

Having adventures provides great memories and don't forget to collect treasure for your craft box wherever you go too.


Nature walks

Pack some food, pad and pens and take your brood on a big expedition to the local park/nature reserve. Children will love the excitement of planning routes, drawing any birds and animals they see and finding a quiet spot for lunch. You...


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