Happy new year to you all and welcome to Country Kids. Country Kids, originally hosted by Fiona at Coombe Mill, is all about sharing outdoor family fun. It was one of the first linkies I joined in when I started my blog four years ago and helped inspire me to enjoy so many outdoor adventures with my girls and create happy memories. I hope that you will join me and my co-hosts Helena from The Queen of Collage and Lucy from Kids of the Wild in sharing your outdoor adventures and find inspiration here for new ones.
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 05/01/19
We went away to Cornwall for Christmas and had a lovely stay at Coombe Mill. I’ll be sharing more about our Coombe Mill holiday over the next couple of weeks. This week I’m sharing our visit to see Santa at Lappa Valley Steam Railway.
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.
Thank you to everyone who joined in over the festive period and for the comments you took time to leave. It was a quiet couple of weeks for the Country Kids linky, but everyone who linked up did comment on all the other posts. Thank you all for helping to keep Country Kids such a supportive community.
Herne Hill Mum’s post about their Boxing Day visit to Ightham Mote made me add a visit to this beautiful 14th century manor house to my days out wish list.
Lucy enjoyed reading Dirt, Digger and Dinosaurs’ post about their festive visit to Amerton Farm.
Country Kids Communities
Favourite posts from each week will be pinned on the Country Kids Pinterest board.
Fiona is continuing with the Country Kids Instagram community and you can join in using the hashtag #CountryKidsFun. Fiona’s favourites from the last couple of weeks are as follows:
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#countrykidsfun featured images week 117 with thanks to @littleheartsbiglove @sandraghorbani @chelseamamma and @entertainingelliotanderin Thank you for all the lovely tags this week. We have now passed 12,100 in the collection. That's a lot of outdoor fun! Remember #CountryKids link up is taking a Christmas break but back in January. Have a lovely festive weekend. 🎄🌞🍄🌿🌼 #outdoorfun #kidsoutdoors #outdoorsandhappy #CountryKids #fridayoutdoorfun #capturedmoments #lovelifeoutdoors #countrylife #autumn #happiness #countryside #outdoorclassroom #countryliving #woodland #adventureisouthere #autunncolours #cutekids #sunlight #happytimes #explorerkids #adventurecalling #adventureisouthere #adventuretime #snow #together #siblings #coombemill #coombemillholidays #christmasfun
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#countrykidsfun featured images week 116 with thanks to @chocolateandwineandillbefine @over40andamumtoone @four_acorns and @thimbleandtwig Thank you for all the lovely tags this week. We have now passed 12,200 in the collection. That's a lot of outdoor fun! Remember #CountryKids is live from midnight for a new year of all your blog adventures with @littleheartsbiglove @kidsofthewild_ and Queen of Collage. Have a lovely weekend. 🎄🌞🍄🌿🌼 #outdoorfun #kidsoutdoors #outdoorsandhappy #CountryKids #fridayoutdoorfun #capturedmoments #lovelifeoutdoors #countrylife #winter #happiness #countryside #outdoorclassroom #countryliving #woodland #adventureisouthere #wintercolours #cutekids #sunlight #happytimes #explorerkids #adventurecalling #adventureisouthere #adventuretime #countryside #winterwoods
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