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Fairy Garden

Fairy Garden

So as I promised I will be posting all about the Fairy Garden we grew together a few days back..

As I already told you guys Princess Z received this on her birthday and I had kept it hidden for a while..just to take it out to keep her entertained on sick days like these.

So firstly the Fairy Garden box includes everything you will need make an enchanting experience.

Ready To Grow & Play!

Contents;

1x Garden bowl
1x Fairy figurine
1x Shell (Water feature)
1x Fairy cottage
1x Clothes linen with Posts & Pegs
1x Blanket
1x Packet Of Grass seeds
1x Colored gravel
1x Fairy mushroom
1x Packet of stars
Flowers
Booklet
*soil is not included so you will need some of your own.

1.So we started of by filling in some soil in the garden bowl..Filling it up nearly to the top and firming it down to make a smooth and stable surface.

Fairy Garden
Step 1

2.Once we were done! We assembled the fairy cottage and placed it on to the soil in the center close to the rim of the bowl,pressing it in,a bit.

Our Cat Was Enjoying This As Well 🙈

3.Next with the help of a teaspoon we made a small hole in the soil on the left side of the bowl.Placing the shell in the hollow making sure the sides were leveled with the soil.

4.Then using the multi- colored gravel we created a path from the cottage to the opposite side of the bowl.

5.In the spare area of the garden we placed the washing line poles(cutting the cord to the length required).and hanged the pink blanket using the pegs.

Already Lookign Good …Isn’t It!

6.Next,we evenly scattered the grass seeds over the bare areas of the soil.(Sprinkling water over the seeds to make them a bit damp)

Almost Done

7.Now once everything was done it was time to add the decorations,flowers and mushroom and we did..placing them randomly around empty spaces.

Looks Wonderful ❤️

8.Last but not the least we poured a little water in the shell to make a fairy pond and Finally we sprinkled a bit of fairy dust(stars) all over…adding a bit of fairy magic.

And voila…it’s done … the only thing we need to do now is wait and watch the grass grow.

Our Little Fairy Garden

*you can add in a few decorations of your own if you like…like pebbles,small plants,sea shells,shiny objects and so much more..

I don’t know where to find it here in the UAE as it was gifted to us but you can check it out online on https://www.fishpond.com

Little Legends Introduces Worlds Best Education Curriculums

Little Legends Introduces Worlds Best Education Curriculums

LITTLE LEGENDS INTRODUCES WORLDS BEST EDUCATION CURRICULUMS

I was honored to be invited by Little legends the other day to the sports launch of little knickers and teddy tennis at Sportsmania JLT. This was the very first time Princess Z participated in outdoor sports or games and I was really happy to see her energy level and delication.Even though the weather was not on our side, we were having a great time nibbling on the snacks (provided by The Change Initiative & More Cafe) at the same time  watching our little ones participate. Heres all you need to know about the programmes to keep your kids actively busy at the same time entertained for hours

Play,Have Fun & Get Active

LITTLE LEGENDS

Little Legends was established to give pre-school and nursery children between the ages of 18 months to 7 years in the UAE an early opportunity to discover sports in a fun, welcoming and pressure-free environment.

That is why they have introduced two of the world’s best sports education curriculums; Little Kickers and Teddy Tennis.These two programs have been developed in the UK with the best and professional certified coaches, child experts and nursery school teachers in order to ensure that children are getting the best.

LITTLE KNICKERS

Little Kickers focuses football to children in a fun way.Aiming children between 18 months to 7 years.The program also provides many educational and important pre-school learning concepts such as colour and number recognition, sharing, teamwork, following instructions and using imagination.

Coach explaining the games
Little kickers postioning themselves for some fun
Having fun around

Little Kickers has four different football classes tailored to four different age groups:

* Little Kicks : 18 months – 2 yrs 3 months*
* Junior Kickers : 2 – 3 1/2 yrs
* Mighty Kickers : 3 1/2 – 5 yrs
* Mega Kickers : 5 – 7 yrs

and requires parent participation.

TEDDY TENNIS

Teddy Tennis is a curriculum based sports program developed in the UK that inspires children aged 2 to 6 years to get active and learn to play tennis. It works by combining Music, Pictures and Teddy Bear Characters into a totally interactive learning adventure that young children love.

It is taught using the Visual Auditory Kinesthetic (VAK) learning style. Applying this learning approach to teaching has proved to be very effective, particularly for young children and works brilliantly in Teddy Tennis lessons – they’ll see it, they hear it, they do it and they get it!

The coach explaining the game Honey Racket Sandwhich
Second game to go Banana Split
and the last one Danny Swing Technique

Teddy Tennis has seven different tennis classes tailored to the following age categories and levels:

* Tiny Teddies : 2 – 3 yrs (beginners only)
* Teddy Teams : 3 – 4 1/2 yrs (beginners, improvers, intermediate)
* Teddy Teams : 4 1/2 – 6 yrs (beginners, improvers, intermediate)

Tried and testing in over 20 countries across 5 continents, and with over 50,000 kids, these activities are also proven to aid the child’s early development skills and give them an opportunity to build and improve their self-confidence.

To know where and when the classes are offered or to make booking visit the link below 👇🏻

https://www.littlelegends.ae/bookings

Oli Oli Edutainment Center

Oli Oli Edutainment Center

OLi OLI EDUTAINMENT CENTER

It was a pleasure to be invited to the sneak peak preview of Oli Oli before it opened its doors to the public 2 weeks ago.There are only a few places in Dubai that the whole family can enjoy indoors during Summer and Oli Oli (meaning Joy in Hawaii), has become one of them.Dubai’s first interactive museum and located in Al Quoz (beside Oasis Center) is hours of fun.Me,my sister and my 4 year old princess had a great time exploring and experiencing the activities through the 8 galleries of Oli Oli museum

Read through and you will know why spending three and an half hour there was the best time investment of our day.

When we entered the museum our first stop was the Air Gallery,where we learned about the power of Air.The main attraction of this gallery was the wall of tubes which was all about putting in pieces of orange and pink pieces of fabric,through one side of the tube and seeing them being blown away through and out of the tubes.Not only this there were many more interesting things to do like flying away paper planes,getting a ball through a circle with the power of air,the hurricane stimulater and much more.

Making Her Way To The Air Fan

 

The Main Attraction of The Air Gallery
Princess Z and I Trying The Hurricane Stimulater

Our next stop was the Toshi Net.Built by the Japanese artist Toshiko MacAdam.This structure took almost an year to built and is made out of brightly colored crocheted and knitted nylon weighting almost a 1000 kilos in total. I wasn’t allowed to go inside (no adults are allowed inside the structure due to weight and height restrictions) but it was great to msee Princess Z enjoying her time jumping,climbing and swinging around it.

The Handmade Toshi’s Net
Princess Z Making Her Way Through

Next came the Creative Lab where princess Z and I built a robot 🤖 to draw on the page for us while my sister made one for herself on the other side of the table.How we built one was the interesting part..Firstly we chose a base (a plastic jar or a little box),them taped around markers (as many colors as we like) then came in the machine which made the robot move around.Once we were done we moved on to the other section of the lab the Construction Section where we built a star together using sticks and rubber bands.

The Robot We Created
The Beautiful Creations
The Star We Created With Sticks & Rubber Bands
All The Different Creations

Before moving on we grabbed a bit at the La Petite Tree House Cafe.

The Tree House Cafe
Loved The Interiors Specially The Hanging Plant Crates

Then we made our way to the upper floor of the museum…moving in towards the room with black curtains called Future Park.This room was all about spending time coloring pictures of sea animals or cars scanning them on a scanner and seeing them appear on the digital wall.Princess Z had a lot of fun spotting her creation and following their journey from one end to another swirling,twirling and moving along with them .Not only this we also played with the glow in the dark balls on the other side of the room.

Princess Z Coloring Her Page
Getting Her Picture Scanned For The Digital Wall
Following Along

The room where we spent the most time was Cars&Ramps, where we build Cars from Lego to slide them down the ramps and hoops.Unfortunately we didn’t succeed in getting our cars through the hoop but it was great to see the effort my daughter and the other kids around were putting in to modeling  their cars.

Princess z and My Creation 🇦🇪
Ready To Be Tested

Next on the other side was the Toddler Room.Even though my daughter is not a toddler anymore she enjoyed her time playing around with wooden toys and building a house with the material provided (like pieces of textiles,hooks and ropes).Not to forget the Quiet Room where the little ones can take a nap whenever necessary.

Toddler Play Area
Building A house With the Extra Friendly Staff

The last space we visited was the Water Space where Princess Z had a blast playing around with water.This place was all about washing cars,shooting canon balls with the force of water,watching whirlpools and getting soaked in the rain 🌧.

Car Washing 💦
Experimenting With Water

IMP Note: its always great to carry extra pair of clothing as there are high chances of getting wet while having fun.

Here are some more pictures of us from the day

Every Corner Is Full Of Fun
Enjoying Playing Her Xylophone

Oli Oli is surely an entertaining place with lots of edutainment things in every corner for the whole family.The prices might be a bit high but worth all the fun.

Every Corner Is Full Of Art -Bird Houses
Jelly Fish Umbrellas ☂

Recommended ages for children : 2-11 years old

Ticket Prices:
AED 120 for 2 hours or 150 for 3 hours
Toddlers pay half and children 1-2 years enter free..
Accompanying adults pay AED 40

Opening Hours:
Sat-Wed 9:00am-7:00pm
Thurs-Friday 9:00am-9:00pm

Visit website to know more http://www.olioli.ae

Balloonee-Make your own balloons

Balloonee-Make your own balloons

BALLOONEE-MAKE YOUR OWN BALLONS 

Special occasions play a huge part in ours life’s whether they are birthdays,anniversaries,graduations etc. I believe they are the best way to impress and express your love to someone.

I always make sure no matter what occasion it is it should be celebrated in a special way and the decoration should be A one (the best).

There are no parties without decorations and no decorations without balloons.Balloons 🎈 are a must in every occasion and they play a huge part in each celebration 🎉.

Many of you,like me might have struggled to leave home and reach the party shop before closing time to get a bunch of inflated balloons 🎈 at midnight. Haven’t you?(Most of the shop I know close at 10:00pm).But What if I told you now there is an easier way to celebrate occasions anytime anywhere. 😄😁😆

Recently I got introduced to Balloonee-Make your own balloons on my parents anniversary and what can I say,it indeed made their day special and my life easier.Before I tell you what exactly it is ?Here’s a peek of the decorations I did on my parents anniversary with Balloonee 👇🏻.

There’s Never To Much Balloons 🎈
Adding A Bit More 🎈
The Over All View

*All the balloon decorations are done with the help of Balloonee.Pretty isn’t it!.Doesn’t the room look fabulous 😄.

Here’s everything you need to know about Balloonee 👇🏻

What is Balloonee-Make you own balloons?

Well this is a new convenient way of celebrating occasions.Balloonee introduced by Brother Gas is basically a Helium (Portable Cylinder) Disposable Party Kit thats all about filling up your own balloons (according to your decoration needs),with an easy to use helium tank and customizing your occasions anytime anywhere.

The Standard Balloonee-Make your own balloons Kit Consists Of All The Items In The Picture
Totally Easy & Simple To Use

Balloonee-Make your own balloons comes in 2 sizes

1.Helium Disposable Standard Party Kit Box –This kit box consists of a yellow portable light weighted helium filled tank(8.9 ft), 30 assorted color latex balloons and a spool of white ribbon.This easy to use tank fills up to 30, 9″ latex balloons ; 16, 18″ foil/Mylar balloons or 16, 11″ latex balloons.This kit is surely perfect for all occasions or celebrations 🎉.

Standard Party Kit Box

and  2.Helium Disposable Jumbo Party Kit Box- This kit box also consists of a yellow portable light weighted helium tank (14.9ft) and a spool of white ribbon but with 50 assorted colored latex balloons.(that’s why it’s called Jumbo 😊)This easy to use tank fills up to 50′, 9″ latex balloons; 27′, 11″ latex balloons; or 27, 18″ foil/Mylar balloons.This kit is perfect for massive birthday parties or celebrations.

Jumbo Party Kit Box

*Both these kits also include a guide to help you follow the instructions on how to use? and tank disposal after use.

What I love about Balloonee is that it’s  easy to use (totally a piece of cake 😊) and you have no limitations,(well on the number of balloons you do)but still you can mix and match your favorite balloon colors and shapes, for your decorations and party preparations anytime and anywhere.(you can even carry these kit around 🚗 and surprise someone last minute).The only thing is that these tanks are not refillable and must be disposed after usage (when your done just buy another one 😊).Also it does say that you can fill up 30 latex but it does only fills up 22-23. (2 got busted and the rest (x5) were left out)Nevertheless Balloonee- Make your own balloon is a great idea and concept.This simple to use kit is definitely a requirement for all your party needs.Whether it’s at midday or midnight Balloonee-Make your own balloons 🎈have surely got you covered.

The prices are affordable as well
Standard size kit will cost you 129 AED
Jumbo size kit will cost you 199 AED

Orders yours now👇🏻

https://www.gasntools.com/product-category/helium-kit/

Balloonee is also on WhatsApp +971 55 290 3495

Mosaic Art

Mosaic Art

MOSAIC ART

Our weekend is all about trying out new crafts that we learn through craft television serials or Pinterest .So this weekend we made our own mosaic art with colored paper squares.Its super easy and simple.Wanna make your own then follow the instructions below 😊👇🏻.

You will need:

Supplies Needed

Black paper
Chalk
Permanent Marker
A pair of scissors
Glue
Colored paper (as many colors as you like)

Instructions:

1.First of all cut out colored paper squares👇🏻 (they shouldn’t be neat ✂️) just chop chop randomly as many as colors you like

Colored Paper Squares

2.Second, draw your design on the black paper with chalk,could be anything flowers,butterflies etc etc).We drew a jellyfish 😊

3.Once you have your design/pattern start gluing the squares

*glue them firmly and make sure there are no left out gaps in between

We Used A Variety Of Colors For Our JellyFish

4.Cover up the background as well(to make it look more artistic).For example if your planning to draw a jellyfish like us then color the background in the shades of blue.For flowers green etc etc.

Once your painting is complete you will have your own mosaic art

Our Very Own JellyFish Mosaic Art

Do let me know in the comments below what do you think? 👇🏻