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Keeping kids busy in the school holidays

Keeping kids busy in the school holidays
Are there times in the school holidays when you hear the dreaded cry of “I’m bored” and wonder what to do to keep everyone amused? Here are some suggestions of experiences that are low cost and can help pass the time in enjoyable ways. Spend some time doing “making” with kids. Find a good recycling
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Kid’s rooms and shared family spaces

Kid’s rooms and  shared family spaces
A calmer parent can lead to a calmer household! I just love to get into a cupboard or a room that feels overwhelming and to sort, purge and tame it. I can work with you to decide how to create and manage your ideal space to suit the needs and interests of your home and
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Recycling

Recycling
Do you have boxes of craft, photos or reading materials that we have been planning to organise ‘one day’? If you keep looking at that stack and wondering where to begin, now might be a great time to get started. You can find many ways to donate items to those in need by looking up
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Teaching children to conquer their clutter

Teaching children to conquer their clutter
‘Many parents throw up their hands in despair when it comes to tidying up their children’s rooms or just do all the work themselves. They then complain when the room quickly returns to its previous state as soon as someone plays there again. Here are some ideas to tackle decluttering in cooperation with your kids.
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Decluttering creative spaces with kids

Decluttering creative spaces with kids
Often, you need to make a bigger mess to really sort a collection of clutter! Many young children enjoy doing “making”, often after a good trip to the recycling place and armed with plenty of sticky tape, glue and a space on a floor or kitchen. Kids can use items from the recycling bin at
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Things to do with the kids in school holidays

Things to do with the kids in school holidays
We also spent time doing “making”, often after a good trip to the recycling place and armed with plenty of sticky tape, glue and a space on the floor or the kitchen table. The kids used items from the recycling bin at home, such as boxes and tubes and wool. Sometimes inspiration came from a
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