Sunday, 27 July 2014

School's Out & Sunday Smorgasbord

Well it's finally happened - the summer holidays have arrived!

This has obviously given me time to begin tidying, sorting and re-organising for next year but who cares - in these last few days of being in school nothing has arrived in my In-tray and that's "super-sweet"!!!

To celebrate, I thought I would chill out and take part in the Sunday Smorgasbord linky party hosted by Fabulous in First to unwind and do something different.  So please click on the button to find out what others have been up to and blogging about :-)

I have managed to get out in my garden and get some colour into my planters at the front of my house.  The weather has been so hot I have had to take care to ensure watering has happened regularly but so far everything seems to be surviving.  
Some of the plants were gifts from the children at school (they know I love my garden) and some were purchased from the car-boot sale I went to last weekend at a fraction of the price if I had gone to a Garden Centre!!

Celebrating my nephews (yes twins!) birthdays with lots of great Duplo.  They have now got to the stage of being able to do great "talking games" where they use their imaginations and it's just wonderful to listen to as they play with the varied Duplo pieces and sets.

I have been getting on with one of my creations for the 
If you would like to take part please click on the picture to take you to my previous post about how to enter.

As you know I always like to share activities and worksheets with my readers, so here is a self-correcting column jigsaw for children to practise their number order 1-21 with.  Laminating resources always helps to make them last just that little longer or at least print out onto card.
Click on the freebie button below to download.

Lastly, getting ready to go off on our canal boat for a lovely week of relaxing cruising and hoping that we have sunny weather for our trip exploring some new canals up north!

So don't be shy tell me what your holiday plans are?  How are you making the most of any sunny weather you may be having?  What have you created this week?  Or are you doing a late spring clean too?  I'd love to hear from you!


  1. Hi Pempi - oh the idea of a canal barge sounds just idyllic especially in this great weather ... Have a brilliant and well deserved holiday.
    The festival finished here last night and we're all wrecked :) and now more visitors are arriving - but we head to France in a couple of weeks' time - can't wait :) Fil x

  2. I am not at all surprised you're wrecked, Fil - I just don't know how you do it all but hopefully you'll get some time in France to recharge your batteries - their lifestyle is just so good :-)