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St Patrick’s Day Activities

St Patrick's Day Activity pack

As you know, we love fun and creative crafts here at Mrs Mactivity, and St Patrick’s Day is a perfect time to celebrate! We’ve got lots of fun St Patrick’s Day ideas, crafts and resources for all ages, that anyone can do. If you’re after some St Patrick’s Day worksheets, these might not be for you – but we are always open to suggestions and if there’s anything you need, please email…    read more 

British Science Week 2019 Ideas

British Science Week Ideas 2019

British Science Week 2019 is coming up on the 8-17th March, and we’ve got loads of ideas you can do either at home or at school, these ideas are either free or very cheap and what’s more, kids love them! We love these 5 minute STEM activities from The Brick Castle – lots to choose from and easy to do short ideas! A fun activity for all ages, this human body lift…    read more 

Discover new ways to get crafty at Childcare Expo London

Mrs Mactivity childcare expo london

This is a guest post from the fabulous team at Childcare Expo – sign up for your free tickets for Childcare Expo London today!  Childcare Expo London returns on the 1st & 2nd March with a series of free interactive workshops throughout the two days to inspire early years and primary education professionals. Taking place at Olympia London, the event will host a number of hands-on workshops designed to provide visitors with practical…    read more 

Childcare Expo London

Mrs Mactivity childcare expo

Mrs Mactivity are very excited to announce that we are once again teaming up with the lovely people at Childcare Expo and will be running a series of workshops at Childcare Expo London on the 1st and 2nd March 2019. We attended the Childcare Expo Midlands event in September 2018 and had a thoroughly awesome time, meeting lots of people interested in being really creative in their practice, and wanting to find…    read more 

Halloween Cardboard Tube Goodie Holder

Halloween cardboard tube craft

It’s time for another Halloween craft – and today we are making a Halloween Cardboard Tube Goodie Holder. I really like the idea of making crafts that are useful and can be utilised in some way as it creates purpose and meaning. Some of the crafts I’ve made with my children in the past have been lovely – but they often ask “what do we DO with it”, so with this in…    read more 

Halloween Pumpkin Paper Plate Craft

How to make a halloween pumpkin paper plate craft

It’s Halloween time – and that means it’s craft time! For some reason, my favourite thing about Halloween is that it’s also pumpkin season. For me, pumpkins encapsulate everything that’s good about Autumn – harvest time, soups, warmth, nourishment – so many things! So this cute Halloween pumpkin paper plate craft is the perfect way to celebrate both harvest time and Halloween – whilst also providing a really cute bag to collect…    read more 

New Giveaway With BIC Kids!

2018-07-09    

Mrs Mactivity are VERY excited to announce our NEW giveaway with our friends over at BIC® KIDS! To celebrate the launch of the BIC® KIDS Young Artist Award we will be giving away this amazing stash of BIC goodies to one lucky winner! About the Young Artist Award – Returning this summer, the BIC® KIDS Young Artist Award is giving proud parents across the UK and Republic of Ireland the opportunity to see their…    read more 

Mrs Mactivity at Childcare Expo Midlands!

2018-07-03    

We’re delighted to announce that we have been invited to run our very own workshop on the 28th September 2018 at Childcare Expo Midlands! Since starting Mrs Mactivity, back in December last year, the support for what we do has been absolutely overwhelming. We’ve always aimed to stand out from the crowd, and provide innovative and creative learning ideas and resources that kids genuinely enjoy – no more boring worksheets! To be…    read more 

Top Five Reasons to Attend Childcare Expo This Summer!

2018-05-22    
Childcare Expo Manchester

Good news! Mrs Mactivity will be running a craft workshop at the Childcare Expo Coventry this September, more details to follow soon! But if you’re in or around the Manchester area, and you work in the Early Years sector, it’s definitely worth checking out Childcare Expo Manchester in the meantime. It’s only one month to go until Childcare Expo Manchester opens its doors for the third time at the ideally located Event…    read more 

Obsessions

2018-05-16    

The word “obsession” is usually used as a negative way – something that you can’t let go of, or something you spend an unhealthy amount of time invested in. I’m sure we’ve all experienced obsessions – clothes, shopping, exercise, a person, a job, For me, the word “obsession” although often used negatively, can actually be a positive thing. Maybe substitute it with “tireless”, “striving”, or “being the best you can be” and…    read more