Category Activities

Rhodo Park

Originally posted on Free But Fun!:
Finally we got around to visit the Rhodo Park in South Haaga the right time of the year. The rhododendron had lovely colourful flowers, the park overall is very tidy, and also accessible by wheelchair. A nice place for a little evening walk (or run and climb for some……

Our New Summer Hobbies on Wheels

My hubby has taken our kids to skateparks lately, they love doing tricks on them on their scooters! Our son is into skateboarding too, so one day my daughter told me us two should get inline skates for us two. What a great idea!  We got the skates, and kids immediately got the hang of […]

Flowers Can Make a Difference

Sometimes picking flowers is a good way to change the mood of a grumpy kid around. Happy Mother’s Day!

Board walks in Torronsuo

We had a lovely day out yesterday: we drove about 1,5 hrs north west from Helsinki to Torronsuo, a swamp a little south of Forssa. There they have built lovely board walks around and across the swamp, which are fun to walk on even for kids. There is also 200 metres of board walk to […]

Healthy Baking

On the 1st of May we eat doughnuts and drink sima in Finland. And buy balloons and go for a picnic.  And we get the day off, so I invited my kids to bake an easy alternative of the doughnuts with me. In that one we deepfry doughnut balls in oil and then roll them […]

Email

Recently I blogged about our approach on kids online: we have lived up to our decision to be more proactive about using internet together. This has resulted in my 6 yo daughter wanting to read about e.g. (basic) programming instead of an evening story (!?!). After reading about ones and zeros, electromagnetic waves, light waves, […]

Learning Fire Safety with Kids

One day I was observing the teaching (part of my studies) in a special ed preparatory course for adults. They learned about fire safety and were prepared for an evacuation rehearsal. It hit me that I should go through this with my kids too! I used the material from the class to recognised symbols and […]

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