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BLOG: V & A MUSUEM OF CHILDHOOD

V&A Museum of Childhood, Bethnal Green

Last weekend we took part in the lovely Dot-to-Dot Christmas sale, where we spoke to lots of other exciting kids brands and met lots of new Their Nibs customers. Our pyjamas were in the perfect place as our nostalgic prints matched lots of the toys in the Musuem!

The V&A Museum of Childhood has recently opened its Christmas activities, officially starting the festive season for the little ones. Situated in Bethnal Green, the museum is open daily from 10.00 to 17.45 and features a...


BLOG: MAKE YOUR OWN ADVENT CALENDAR

Advent Calendars for the whole family!

The countdown to Christmas is here, we know- ALREADY! How did that happen?! And as always we'll be celebrating the count down with Advent Calendars (and candles as the nights get even darker and longer!)

Thinking about an alternative to the chocolate calendar, this year we thought we’d go back to a simpler time...

The internet is overflowing with creative ideas for creating your own Advent...


BLOG: LEAF ART FOR RAINY DAYS

Are you enjoying a typical November in England? I know here at Their Nibs we are- umbrellas and waterproofs are current staple wardrobe pieces!
Entertaining children indoors is always a challenge, but even better when it includes a piece of nature. So we have found the perfect rainy day plan:
Leaf Art provides an easy and crafty learning aid for kids, reminding the rest of us of our own simpler childhood games! All you need is: paper, colourful leaves, glue, pencils,...


BLOG: CHRISTMAS BAKING

A well known food to make at Christmas time is Gingerbread but we all know how stressful and time taking it can be to build a Gingerbread house!

Here is a simpler way to bring gingerbread into your Christmas!

A Gingerbread Syrup!

It's so quick and easy which adds the festive flavour to any drinks and desserts you please

Put 300g golden caster sugar, 200ml water and 1 tbsp ground ginger into a saucepan. Add 1 cinnamon stick and bring to a gentle boil. 

Simmer for 5 mins until the sugar has dissolved, then stir in a little edible gold glitter, if...


BLOG: HOMEMADE CHRISTMAS

It is now December 1st and Christmas is coming sooner than we all expected!

 

You might be starting to think about Christmas decorations for your house whilst also thinking about Christmas gifts for friends and family.

 

Here is one really easy decoration idea that we love!

All you need is cotton balls and see through string.

 

And all you have to do is pierce the string through the cotton balls to create a look of snow falling for your windows or anywhere in your home!

 

Simple yet effective!

 

Now that you have your Christmas decorations...