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Mel Science – Fake Snow fun

Welcome! This post is about the Mel Science Chemistry of Winter experiments! Our girls are home educated and absolutely love their Mel science boxes. Today they got out and explored the Chemistry of Winter box. This contained 2 experiments within… Continue Reading →

Sue Green’s Unwrapping Of A Mummy Adventure time.

Today we were so very lucky to go to an amazing unwrapping of a mummy event at the museum at Weston-super-mere and meet with Sue Green. This trip was well worth it and Sue Green was amazing to talk to,… Continue Reading →

Em’s spectacular guide on How I Made Max’s Hoodie.

Welcome to Em’s spectacular guide on how I made my Stranger Thing’s Max’s Hoodie. This was made for my Max Mayfield season 4 Episode 4’s Comic con costume. My name is Emily and this is my first blog post. I… Continue Reading →

Christmas jumper to Christmas Cushion in a few simple steps

Today Jessica went live on Wiltshire Gifts taking an old Christmas Jumper and transforming it into a Christmas Cushion. She did absolutely amazing I was so proud she was nervous and went shy. However, hopefully, they will both soon find… Continue Reading →

The Best Christmas Chocolate Yule Log Recipe Ever

Honestly the best Christmas Chocolate Yule log recipe we have ever had the pleasure to gorge on! Emily will be live on Monday 13th December at 2 pm. She will be making the Cake mix. However, due to the Gnash… Continue Reading →

How To Guide for the Children’s Activity Mirror Drawing

This post is a how to guide for using the Wiltshire Gift’s Children’s Activity of Mirror Drawing. We hope you enjoy them. Mirror Drawing If you decide to give this craft a go then please share your creation using the… Continue Reading →

How To Guide for the Children’s Activity Christmas Bingo

This is how to play our Wiltshire Gift’s Christmas Bingo and the sheets required to print off to play. Christmas Bingo: Requirements: Technique: We always offer “prizes” for winners never anything overly exciting maybe a sweet from the Christmas chocolates… Continue Reading →

Are Fabric Decorations the Secret to Teaching Valuable Skills?

Fabric decorations are a big hit in our house. Not only can they be cheap, fun to make and need very little skill. They also help your child learn a very important and valuable practical skill. Our children actually use… Continue Reading →

The Ultimate Guide to Making your Own Clay Tree Decorations

Clay is always one of our girl’s favourite activities. These Clay Tree decorations can be made with Air drying clay as well as Kiln dried. If you decide to give this craft a go then please share your creation using… Continue Reading →

Hands Down the Best Classic Christmas Cake Recipe

Making your own Christmas cake is great fun. Normally we stick loosely to the amazing Recipe from Mary Berry. However, we adapt ours slightly as we do not add nuts to the recipe. Furthermore, we cheat a little! 😉 We… Continue Reading →

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