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Where we are walking during the COVID19 Lockdown

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April 2, 2020

We are heading into week 3 of the COVID19 lockdown and the one thing keeping is sane is our daily walk, or bike ride.

We we are really lucky to live in a semi-rural area which offers us some lovely countryside walks and with the river levels continuing to drop,…

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Learning Resources has devised a range of FREE home learning activities

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March 26, 2020

As a family we love nothing more than getting outside and learning about the world where we live.

As our lockdown restrictions are getting tighter, the kids are struggling with not being able to get outside as often as they used to, but they still love to learn.

Learning Resources has…

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How to enjoy a day out with the kids during COVID-19

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March 18, 2020

It is an uncertain time for us living in the UK at the moment and I have been following the government guidelines with increasing concern in the last few weeks.

Following the increasing numbers of safety measures advised by the government to limit the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19,…


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Visiting Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum in Dorchester with kids

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March 10, 2020

Taking the kids to an old courthouse, probably isn’t the first day out that springs to mind when looking for things to do, however, it is well worth considering if you are visiting Dorset.

The Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum in Dorchester is an interactive museum that uses real-life stories…

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School’s Out: Our favourite school holidays

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March 9, 2020

After a jam-packed school term, the holidays always offer a welcome break from all the madness – a chance to recoup and reconnect as a family. Whether it’s a long, hazy summer holiday spent in the sunshine, or a freezing winter break spent cosied up together indoors, here are…

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A Celebration of Slytherin At Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

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February 26, 2020

We have visited Warner Bros. Studio Tour a number of times, but when the kids were much younger.

They really enjoyed our visits at the time, but now they are 11 and 9 and immersed in the books, we have promised them a return visit.

We were going to book in…

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Knoll Gardens launches 2020 event programme

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February 18, 2020

Getting back to nature is great for the kids and I have Eliza as a keen flower researcher and Sebastian a bug hunter.

East Dorset’s Knoll Gardens has just released its 2020 event programme. The full programme features over 70 garden-based activities ranging from willow weaving to photography, and horticultural…

KARA GUPPY
Bournemouth

Are we nearly there yet? is a new online blog run by me, Kara Guppy, and is named as such thanks to my daughter Eliza who always asks that very question when we are less than 5 minutes up the road heading off on our adventures. You may know me from my other family blog chelseamamma.co.uk