How to make a knights helmet for kids

The dreaded "dress up day" letter came home from school, with one weeks notice.  This term's theme has been Medieval or Knights, Princesses & Dragons for the purposes of dress up day. Fortunately, Fred has a knights costume of sorts (from a visit to the Evesham Medieval event a couple of years ago) consisting of [...]

Make It: Boredom Buster Sticks

Is it me, or do six week school holidays feel like six months? This is Fred's first school summer holiday & oh man, has it been a long holiday?! We haven't been short of boredom buster ideas - I'm an avid researcher, planner and list maker but this often results in decision paralysis (i.e. so [...]