Toddler Group Tuesday - Scottish Thistles
It is St Andrew's Day on Friday, so we've been doing a little bit of thistle collage today. To make your own thistle you will need: - Card - Glue - pink/purple collage bits (we've used yarn and cut it up into little fluffy bits) - Green paint - Pencil - Scissors - Green glitter First you need to draw a thistle shape onto your card. If you're feeling arty, you can copy our template (photo below) or sketch your own from a photograph or picture, if not you could try this one here or do an…
Scottish Tartan Shortbread Kilts
A no bake biscuit treat which is ideal for any Scottish celebration be it Hogmanay, Burns Night or St Andrews Day. Decorate petticoat tails shortbread with wrirting icing to design your very own clan tartan on these Shortbread Kilts.
Queen Mary Scots Festival - Things to do for kids - Long Beach CA
A great way to teach your kids about the Highland Games of Scotland is at the Queen Mary Scot Fest. An annual event that is fun for the whole family!
Backyard Highland Games
Backyard Highland Games: I was recently tasked with coming up with a fun family activity that was different than what has been done before. This same time I was already working on some family history that involved the Scottish side of my family so I was reading histories an…
Pulling for their Regiment at the Glengarry Highland Games
Was a nice surprise for CNN to highlight the photo in a compilation they did on 2012 edition.cnn.com/2012/12/20/world/your-best-moment-2012/in.... A CNN producer saw the photo on Flickr and asked for an iReport about it: ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-897691. A nice way to end my first full year taking photos as a hobby. The photo captures soldiers of the Lake Superior Scottish Regiment, Canadian Army Reserves, pulling against other teams from the Canadian Army's reserve highland regiments during…