Category Archives: Big Brother

Room on the Broom pom pom art

On a recent trip to Hobbycraft I picked up a great pom pom kit featuring the witch from Room on the Broom. My children love all the Julia Donaldson characters and I knew my 5 year old would love this craft.

Room on the Broom pom pom art

It contained a character template on a card and tiny pom poms, we had to supply the glue. The instructions showed numbers so you could match the coloured pom pom to different parts on the template.

Room on the Broom craft

My son tried to use a glue stick but the pom poms wouldn’t stick so he used PVA glue instead. He was able to complete this card in about 30 minutes all by himself.

Room on the Broom craft for kids

I love the finished result and it will make a great Halloween decoration!

witch from Room on the Broom craft

The Pom by Numbers Card Kit lets you match the pom poms to make a fun 3D card and is suitable for ages 3 and over.

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Gardening with Nanny

Nanny has been helping us in the garden. This afternoon she cleared out our recycled planter and found some tomatoes hiding at the back. Big Brother helped pick them, as you can see they were rather green.


He wrapped them in newspaper and placed them in a warm spot to see if they will ripen.


Fingers crossed they do.


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Don’t touch!

Big Brother has been doing lots of handwriting practice at school and you can really see the difference. He’s enjoying reading and writing at home and wrote this sweet sign on the blackboard – he really wanted to make sure Little Sis didn’t mess with his picture.



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