What to Put in a Homemade Craft Box

What to Put in a Homemade Craft Box I think a child’s creativity and homemade craft boxes go hand in hand. I am a great…

Review: Sweetheart Cottage Dolls House

Sometimes toys still have the power to absolutely delight me and make me wish I was little again. This one has done that completely. It…

Review: Vtriker Elite Scooter

We do get sent some awesome toys to review here at Baby Budgeting but this without doubt has been one of the very best. We…

The Most Amazing Holidays on a Budget

When I look back on my life it seems I have only ever had cheap holidays. But you know they are magically memorable. I remember…

Baby Budgeting interviews Bear Grylls (and thinks he is rather lovely)

Becky interviews Bear Grylls I can’t tell you how excited I was to be interviewing Bear Grylls. I am ashamed to say I  giggled a fair few times.…

Review: Playmobil School

The playmbil school (suitable for 4-10’s) looked absolutely amazing on the box, full of intricate details and with lots of charcters . The kids and…

The importance of role play for kids

  Role play isn’t just for kids who want to become method actors. It helps all children build a range of social and practical skills,…

How to entertain kids in the car

How to entertain kids in the car A little while ago ones of my sons friend (from quite a wealthy family) commented on how small…

Get Crafty on a Budget – Robots

Week 1 Get Crafty on a Budget – Robots Hello! Welcome to Get Crafty on a Budget.. My name is Maggy and I craft over…

Post of the week: How to Celebrate Earth day

I have already written about the importance of earth day and I have found a great post packed with ideas on ways to play through…

Play and learn for free: some great ideas

Thanks to writer and home educator Ross Mountney for this though  provoking post                            I’m delighted to be able to write something here for Becky.…

Toy Story Buzz Rocket Tent

How cool is this Toy Story Buzz Rocket Tent?!  My toy criteria is always:  Can I store it?  Will it take hours to assemble and…

Imaginative Play Ideas for Children

Imaginative Play Ideas for Children Author Bio: Lucy Quick co-founded Perform with her partner Will Barnett in 2000. Perform run unique drama, dance and singing…