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Challenge 14 – to eat pancakes for breakfast this weekend

Your challenge this week: to eat pancakes for breakfast, to be as indulgent with your TOPPINGS as your TIME spent with your family around the table. This challenge encourages the following values: Kindness, Courage, Gratitude, Generosity, Resourcefulness, Patience. What you need to complete your challenge this week: At least 1 hour 100g of flour, 2… Continue reading Challenge 14 – to eat pancakes for breakfast this weekend

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Challenge 13 – to turn a forage into a feast

Your challenge this week: to turn a forage into a feast, from hedgerow to jar.  This challenge will give your children an insight into how a day out picking blackberries can, in a few short hours provide us something tasty to put on a crumpet! This challenge encourages the following values: Courage, Responsibility, Gratitude, Generosity,… Continue reading Challenge 13 – to turn a forage into a feast

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Challenge 12 – to take your children to a local festival

Your challenge this week: to find a local festival for you and your family to enjoy some good food, good drink and good music. Find something new to experience and somewhere new to explore (or stick to what you know, I love food, therefore, I love a food festival – it’s a safe bet!) This challenge… Continue reading Challenge 12 – to take your children to a local festival

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Challenge 9 – Inspired by recent events it is simply this. Love and look after each other.

Your challenge this week: to hold your family close and be fearless in the face of the heinous acts of terrorism that have been wrought upon innocent men, women and children in our own and so many other beautiful countries across the world. Love transcends fear and hate so choose love over everything, especially during… Continue reading Challenge 9 – Inspired by recent events it is simply this. Love and look after each other.

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Challenge 7 – to become a Volunteer, be it a small gesture of goodwill or regular commitment.

Your challenge this week: to volunteer your time for a good cause… “The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” ~Oscar Wilde This challenge encourages the following values: Kindness, Courage, Responsibility, Gratitude, Generosity, Resourcefulness, Compassion, Optimism, Patience, Commitment. What you need to complete your challenge this week: To think about WHO… Continue reading Challenge 7 – to become a Volunteer, be it a small gesture of goodwill or regular commitment.

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Challenge 4 – to learn some basic sign language

Your challenge this week:  To learn some basic sign language so that you can communicate with more people in the world. This challenge encourages the following values: Kindness, Courage, Responsibility, Generosity, Resourcefulness, Compassion, Optimism, Patience, Commitment. What you need to complete your challenge this week: The Internet or a course, a book, a leaflet or… Continue reading Challenge 4 – to learn some basic sign language

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Challenge 3 – to anonymously gift a book to a stranger

Challenge number 3: to gift a book and share a little of your literary wealth. Write an anonymous note in the front of a book and leave it somewhere for a stranger to pick up and read.