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    Default Lazy day activities

    We're all feeling a little under the weather today. Not enough to warrant closing or sending children home, but we've either got colds or have had bad nights.
    Any good ideas for lazy day activities that will keep a 2yr old and a 3 1/2yr old entertained for more than five minutes? If that's even possible!

    Thanks!

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    Make playdough? Different colours - very quick to do and kids love it.
    Easter cards
    Or just a indoor toy day - dont feel bad having a lazy day - you cant plan things every single hour of the day hon xxx

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    Quote Originally Posted by auntym View Post
    Make playdough? Different colours - very quick to do and kids love it. Easter cards Or just a indoor toy day - dont feel bad having a lazy day - you cant plan things every single hour of the day hon xxx
    Lol, I know. Just feeling bad because I'm probably feeling the most tired and rough!
    Also, lacking inspiration... Easter cards; what a good idea!
    Thank you :-)

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    A cinema day! Cuddle up on the sofa and watch their fav film. Hope all are better soon

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    I have a 1, 2 and 3 year old and we are having a lazy day as well! All got colds plus I need to wait in for my lascal buggy board to be delivered!

    I am just letting kids have free play!!

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    Get them to make 2 Easter cards each one for parents one for folder (double the time ) ha

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    block play - wooden blocks with cars etc interspersed - usually keeps them busy for hours - add different sized boxes for filling up - with lids.


    a play tent with cushions and books and sensory stuff inside

    an indoor water tray /bowl with jugs and pourers - will usually keep them busy for ages (just pop a plastic sheet on the floor or a big towel.

    and playdoh - give them cake cases or cake tins and they'll play for hours.
    if you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always got

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    OMG!!!!
    Well, didn't do any of your suggestions because I've just had my inspection!!!!

    Need to breathe (de-sweat) and then will fill you in later!

    Absolutely typical, all of us feeling rough and then Mrs CSSIW turns up!!

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    Ahhhhh man....
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    Oh no!
    Did u know she may be coming ???!!!!!

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    really!! dont you get any warning whatsoever where you are? what if you are not in or just on way out to appt etc??

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    She called last week to check I was minding (registered last year - first inspection) and how many children I cared for, so I knew it was imminent!

    Honestly, I'm in a state of shock! Need to calm down! Lucky I've just put the children to bed to I can calm down with some lunch!

    I think it went well, she was absolutely lovely!

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    What did she ask you ? Mine has to be due soon trying not to get in a tizz about it !

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    OMG! nothing like the chilled day you had planned then.

    you'll need a large wine tonight!
    if you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always got

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    Oh noooo! hope it went well

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    Only had 1 x 2yr old today so went to soft lay and now watching frozen does them good to chill xx
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    I can't believe my luck! I still can't believe that on a day like today, she turns up!

    It was a baseline inspection, as it's my first one. She checked my paperwork, asked various questions (nothing too taxing) and just watched me interact with the children (one of which is my son and was being a total rotter today!)

    She turned up about 9.45am and stayed until they'd just finished lunch, about 12.20pm. It did fly by though.

    I've got a few recommendations but nothing too bad. She said I did good! We don't have gradings in Wales.

    Wine is out! It's a horrible bottle though, very disappointing!!

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    Well done you x hope you feel better soon x

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    Well done. Isn't it just typical that they turn up when you are not feeling 100%.

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    Well done you! Have that lazy day tomorrow! x

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