Country Kids 01/09/18

Welcome to Country Kids. Country Kids was one of the first linkies I joined in when I started my blog four years ago. It helped inspire me to enjoy so many outdoor adventures with my girls and create happy memories. It is an honour to be taking over hosting Country Kids from Fiona at Coombe Mill who has hosted it for the last seven years, along with my co-hosts Helena from The Queen of Collage and Lucy from Kids of the Wild. Lucy is co-hosting this week for the first time as Helena is away.

 

About Country Kids

Country Kids is the original outdoor family fun linky designed to:

 

“Encourage family fun outdoors, in an age where technology and screens are such a draw to a sedentary indoor life”

 

The Country Kids community is supportive and welcoming. It’s a great place to share outdoor posts and find inspiration for future outdoor adventures.

 

 

Country Kids 01/09/18

Sophie and I have enjoyed taking part in a couple of the family fun sessions run by Iver Environment Centre this summer. One of the craft sessions that Sophie enjoyed involved creating her own fairy garden using natural items collected from the gardens at the centre.

 

Sophie with her fairy garden

 

Guidelines for joining in:

  • Post must be predominantly outdoors such as in the garden, the park, the woods or the beach with crafting, learning, exploring or playing.
  • Both countryside and urban outdoor adventures are welcome.
  • Unheated covered areas like a barn or tent count as outdoors.
  • Please comment on the host posts and a minimum of 2 others of your choice.
  • If you use #CountryKids when commenting the post owner will know where you found them and hopefully come back to visit your post.
  • Please add the badge so that others know where they can link up.
  • Linked posts should be written and made live within the last 2 months. I understand sometimes you need to do catch up posts and write about something from a couple of months ago but the publish date should be within 2 months.
  • There is no restriction on the number of posts that can be linked up, however please be sensible, if you have more than 3 consider linking over a few weeks.
  • The linky opens at 00:00 on Saturday and closes at 00:00 on Thursday.

 

 

Top commenters

This week’s top commenters are:

 

Thank you to everyone who joined in last week and for the comments you took time to leave. It was a quiet week for Country Kids but everyone who linked up shared the blog love and commented on most, if not all, of the other posts linked up. Thank you all for helping to keep Country Kids such a supportive community.

 

 

Featured posts

My favourite post was Over 40 and a Mum to One’s post about a special day bug hunting to celebrate 60 years of her dad’s interest in entomology.

Helena’s favourite was Raisie Bay’s World of Country Life post which had her imagining she was there feeding the animals too.

 

 

Country Kids Communities

Favourite posts from each week will be pinned on the Country Kids Pinterest board.

 

 

Fiona will be continuing with the Country Kids Instagram community and you can join in using the hashtag #CountryKidsFun. Fiona’s favourites from this week are as follows:

 

 

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Country Kids badge - Little Hearts, Big Love, Queen of Collage, Kids of the Wild

 

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