Five Minute Elf / Advent 2019

Well, well, well, it's that time of year again. Social media is starting to ping with festive posts and this weekend sees 1st December swing around. In this house that means the return of Laurie the Elf (Ewan named him when he was 3!) but if you don't do the elf don't worry, you can … Continue reading Five Minute Elf / Advent 2019

Guest Blog – Five Minute Crafts

Now, those of you that know me and this blog well will think...crafts?! WTF....? I know. I am not crafty. We have a craft box and occasionally I grab it down from above the kitchen units but that's often to rummage through it looking for something for a game I've thought up. Occasionally we paint … Continue reading Guest Blog – Five Minute Crafts



So I can finally tell you all what I have been working on for quite some time now. A Five Minute Mum book - GIVE ME FIVE - I mean, not literally, thatā€™s just what is is called! I have gathered up all the ideas that are on the blog and lots of new ones … Continue reading BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT – Give Me Five

Homework Tips

I was recently asked by the team at to see if I'd like to have a try of one of the Autumn worksheets on their website. These areĀ free downloadableĀ printablesĀ for you to do at home with your little ones, and are themed around the seasons. Always handy if you need a five minute activity for … Continue reading Homework Tips