Yay we have broken up for the holidays. I think we must have been the last in the country jugging by everyone’s instagram feeds. Monkey only broke up two days ago. Although that feels like a long time ago already… partly to do with the fact that we were running around like mad things trying to get ready for a our break away.
Monkey’s school report which was amazing. I am so proud of everything he is doing at school. So much so that we may have had an early trip for a new school bag! Apparently Smiggle bags are very sort after in Year 1. Not only is he doing well he’s also trying really hard. I like how the school marks on effort and all of his was excellent other than art which was good. Im not surprised he’s never really been a mark making kid, even when he was tiny. He also passed his phonics test – which I am still not sure I really agree with, but at least its done and we can head into the holidays knowing just how well he’s doing.
We have been watching the new TAD movie – Tad the Lost Explorer and the Secret of King Midas. Monkey very luckily received a treasure chest earlier in the week and had to set about answering clues to open it. Inside there was a lots of explorer related bits, pirate gold and a copy of the DVD which launched on the 16th July. As a quick overview, Tad the Lost Explorer tells the colourful and fun-filled tale of explorer Tad Jones who must save his beloved Sara after she is kidnapped on a quest to uncover the legendary necklace of King Midas, with Tad ensuing on a world-wide trip with some trusty sidekicks.
We’ve been making milkshakes. Or rather I should say Monkey has been making milkshakes with his new toy. A Thermomix Kids. Its a realistic toy version of their ultimate cooking appliance. Designed to help children bring their imaginative play to real life. The first thing he made was a strawberry milkshake. I like that he can do it himself since the instructions are in pictorial form on the front. The toy is preprogrammed so that the blender will work for set time depending on what you are trying to make. Its really straightforward to use, robust and clean. Plus being battery operated it can be moved around easily and I don’t need to make sure he’s next to a plug socket. But best of all Monkey feels like he is joining in by making smoothies, muffin mixture and drinks. If it sounds like its up your street then head over to Instagram as I am giving one away this week worth £54.
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W E D N E S D A Y • 2 5 / 0 7 Monkey loves a milkshake and he loves preparing food himself. When we were offered the Thermomix Kids to try out I knew he would be very excited by it. Its a realistic toy version of their ultimate cooking appliance. Designed to help children bring their imaginative play to real life. There are easy-to-follow recipes selected from the Cook-Key. I really like that instead of words the instructions are given in graphics and symbols. Which means that it can be used by children of any reading ability to use with ease. Monkey made a very tasty strawberry milkshake for his first attempt (scroll right for a step by step), he’s hoping to try out the hot chocolate soon. The best bit is that it easy to clean, robust and battery operated. The Thermomix Kids retails at £54 but I have one to #giveaway. ⭐️GIVEAWAY⭐️ To enter: ⭐️Like this photo ⭐️Follow @Thermomixuk and @Mudpiefridays ⭐️Tag a friend, each tag will be classed as an entry so please only tag one per comment Closes at 7pm Friday 3rd August (GMT). The winner will be chosen at random. This giveaway is in no way associated with Instagram. You are supplying your info to the owner of this page, not instagram. Open to UK entrants only and must be 18+ to enter. #ad
Swimming stuff!! Both boys love the water so having a Villa with a pool means that the only thing thats on their mind is enjoying it…
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