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Ladybird Number Matching Game

I know we are looking for quick activities which don’t take a long time to set up. So honestly, this did take sometime to put together. 289 more words


Kids are full of such wonderful ideas.

I did another Lottie and Dottie school event today. This time at a Pre Prep School in Ashtead. I was at the school all morning with 80 children, reading my book, and getting them to think about using as many “WOW” words as they could to describe something. 352 more words

Wildlife in the garden

A recent trip to the beautiful kitchen garden at Packwood House, Warwickshire highlighted some gorgeous little structures designed to encourage more wildlife such as ladybirds and lacewings into the garden. 75 more words


Lady Bird Emporium

Last Saturday I opened kitty’s curtains then blind to be greeted by lots of lady birds. Kittys room is smallish with a fairly small window yet I counted fifteen of the little red bugs in just the window area. 121 more words

I Spy With My Little Eye...

…something beginning with “L“.

It’s a beautiful, bright, sunny February day with barely a cloud in the sky, but I was still a bit surprised to see this little chap sunbathing in my small suburban garden as there’s still a very distinct nip in the air. 86 more words

January 2011

Magpies and Ladybirds...

Do you ever look at silly signs and superstitions when trying to conceive? Me and a few friends have a funning joke about seeing ladybirds (ladybugs in the USA) meaning that you are pregnant, which spawned from a woman actually asking on a forum if seeing more ladybirds meant she was… 151 more words