Kidsguide’s Cheshire blog

Kidsguide’s Cheshire blog: useful and seasonal articles for Cheshire parents. Whether you’ve forgotten the pancake recipe on pancake day or you need suggestions for Halloween party games, there’s always some inspiration here. Plus the odd joke, funny video or whatever else takes our fancy!

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Top 5 animal themed party games

Top 5 animal themed party games

These party games always go down well with kids and take little preparation and almost no mess. As each game has an animal name they work equally well for boys’ parties or girls’ parties or parties with boys and girls! And, if it’s an animal themed party,  it’s perfect!

Sharks
This is a bit like musical chairs but easier to organize if space is limited.   Make “islands” on the floor by More

Grow your own for kids

Grow your own for kids

Kids love growing their own veg!
We aren’t all blessed with spinach loving angels but almost all kids enjoy growing veggies themselves. And once they have grown their own vegetables they are more likely to eat them and they’ll have learned a bit about where food comes from. Plus you’ll be confident about the lack of pesticides on their food and justifiably smug about the lack of food miles!

What do you need for your kids to grow vegetables? More

Easy Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

Easy Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

Get your aprons out kids, it’s egg decorating time!
Here are some simple ideas for egg decorating that you can do with just basic paints, pens, glue and things around the house.
Don’t forget to More

Baby sitting circle

Baby sitting circle

Having trouble finding a babysitter? This article may save your social life.

What is a baby sitting circle?
A baby sitting circle is a group of parents who know each other and baby sit for each other in exchange for More

Halloween fun for kids

Halloween fun for kids

Halloween fun for kids, Halloween recipes and Halloween kids’ games.

Pumpkin carving
Hollow out a pumpkin – this can take a while. Child draws simple scary face design More

Cracker jokes

Cracker jokes

Funny kids’ jokes for all the family.

Why are chocolate buttons rude? Because they are Smarties in the nude.

What do you get More

Packed lunches for kids

Packed lunches for kids

Bored of making cheese sandwiches but never going to be the sort of mum who gets up at 5am to make fresh date, olive and parmesan rolls fashioned into teddy bear shapes? Here are a few useful tips to make packed lunches a bit more More

April Fool’s Day tricks for children

April Fool’s Day tricks for children

April Fool’s Day tricks for children.

Hide a strip of  bubblewrap between the toilet seat & the bowl so when your victim sits down it goes pop!

Carry an empty mug really carefully with both hands as if it’s over-full. When you get close to your victim pretend to trip so they think they are about to be soaked.

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