If like me you've had moments of both these experiences and feel like you've already exhausted every downloadable worksheet, toy and activity pack under the sun then you may be in need of some new ideas to help you to keep the kids entertained through the rest of the summer.
Luckily my fabulous friend Emma, founder of Monty's Play Hub, has a wealth of experience and knowledge so I asked her if she could share some ideas here...
Rainbows have always held a special significance for some and recent times have meant that they have become a little ray of light for more people than ever.
So... now that restrictions are lifting and we begin to adjust to our new normal are we 'over the rainbow'?
Here at Bear & Bloom we say NEVER!