* Track of the little sparkles *

Daily log of childcare, cooking, gardening, sewing, and so on.

2022-05-19

Yesterday, my 5y/o daughter's class had a short school trip to a forest. They went there by train, walked into the forest, and had a packed lunch. They made such paper bags the day before, and collected forest treasures like leaves, flower…

2022-05-18

I made this "three colored rice bowl" for holiday lunch. My children liked it a lot and ate it all so quickly It's super easy to cook even with ingredients sold in the UK if you can get the soy source, ginger, and Mirin. You can use peas i…

2022-05-17

At the emergency vehicle event last weekend. They had a lifesaving experience with a model of a human body. Most of them are my daughter's friends and they are so variable in the country of origin. British, Asian, Indian, European(I can't …

2022-05-16

We walked around the town to find souvenirs for Japan. Since my mother-in-law said that they wanted the cheddar cheese, I went to the small grocery shop and asked the clerk which cheese is recommended as a souvenir for abroad. She showed t…

2022-05-15

At the nearest park, there was a police fair yesterday. Fire engines, Ambulances, and police cars were there and open to children. They also could ride on the emergency vehicles and touch the inside of the car There were many kids at the p…

2022-05-14

I bought this "How to draw Dinosaurs" at the charity shop. My 5y/o daughter became liked this book and tried to draw the baby dinosaur is hatching. Well done! But it's not a "chik" She prepared the watercolors paints, a cup of water, and a…

2022-05-13

There are many chalk stones on the ground in Brighton. Kids pick up the chalk stones and write everywhere, especially in the park. Our 2y/o daughter started to write some "letters", saying her friend's name imitating her elder sister (Mira…

2022-05-12

My 5y/o daughter and I made this "flower" pencil. This flower imitates narcissus, which can be seen often in the UK in spring. She loves "make and do", which means making something by themselves with paper, cups, cardboard, etc. She has ti…

2022-05-11

The park which we go to every day after school has a small garden. The gardener sometimes invites the children and lets them help with gardening. They clean up the ground, water the flowers, and chase the dog which the gardener has. Childr…

2022-05-10

In front of our flat, there is a large climbing space. It was very old and many parts were broken, but they were renewed!! It is a little bit hard for our 5y/o daughter because she is only 100cm now, but she enjoyed it. How lucky we are th…

2022-05-09

The traveling fair was coming to our nearest park! We visited the fair and enjoyed it. My daughters chose this Mega Slider and Soft Play. Yes, they didn't ride any vehicles. 5y/o daughter helped her 2y/o sister climbing this long step, and…

2022-05-08

Now, Brighton is holding the Fringe! There are many performances every day, all day!!! We went to the family picnic event and saw several shows. The one in the picture is the storytelling. He read "Three little pigs (black humor version)" …

2022-05-07

My 2y/o daughter's treasure She loves to pluck the wildflowers, pick up some stones, sticks, feathers, leaves, and so on. She picks up something every morning and gives them to her nursery teacher who greets us in front of the nursery. Tea…

2022-05-06

I bought Whittard's tea as souvenirs. They gave me some flavor of sample teabags. I like the "Afternoon tea" of this shop the most, which contains black tea, jasmine tea, and flowers, but these flavors were also nice. I'll buy more for mys…

2022-05-05

We saw a little cute mouse on the way to the school yesterday morning. We chased the mouse and my 5y/o daughter was late for the school We had seen this kind of mouse in the Lake District during Easter Holidays, and in Peter Rabbit's stori…