Country Kids October 22nd

Posted on October 21st, 2016

Welcome to Country Kids from Coombe Mill

Country Kids is the original outdoor family fun linky designed to:

“Encourage family fun outdoors, in an age where technology and screens are such a draw to a sedentary indoor life”

Welcome back if you are a regular to Country Kids and if you are new please join in. You will find plenty of inspiration for enjoying outdoor space and please do share your own adventures. We support the National Trust 100 things to do before you are 11¾ along with all other ideas for family fun outside. 

Country Kids from Coombe Mill

October half term this year stretches for 3 weeks depending on where you live with this past week being the first. This is great news for us  with booking stretching over the 3 week period and a lovely mix of toddlers and school age children mixing well.  However our Egg production is not keeping pace with shorter day light hours meaning just a couple of eggs to collect some mornings. Even so, the children still love looking and scattering the food.  

Guidelines for Joining in: 

  • Post must be predominantly outdoors such as in the garden, the park, the woods or the beach with crafting, learning, exploring or playing.
    • Despite the title, both countryside and urban outdoor adventures are welcome.
    • Large unheated covered areas like a barn or tent count as outdoors.
  •  Please comment on my host post and a minimum of 3 others of your choice.
    • If you use #CountryKids when commenting the post owner will know where your found them and hopefully come back to visit your post.
  • Please take my badge, without it you won’t be considered for winning the lovely Rockfish Wellies.
  • Linked posts should be written and made live within the last 2 months.
    • I understand sometimes you need to do catch up posts and write about something from a couple of months ago but the publish date should be within 2 months.
  • By joining in with Country Kids you’re giving me permission to email you weekly as a reminder.
  • There is no restriction on the number of posts that can be linked up, however please be sensible, if you have more than 3 consider linking over a few weeks.

Thank you to my top  commenters from last week:

1st Aly from Bug Bird Bee who commented on 36 posts.

2nd Karen from Two Tiny Hands with 25 comments

3rd Cheryl from Time to Craft with 24 comments.

Fantastic work ladies, thank you so much. Do check out their posts linked above too.

My top commented post will automatically qualify for a chance at the Rockfish wellies below provided other giveaway criteria are met.

 ‘link dump and run’ culprits dropped to just 1 this week *claps* come on guilty one, please do pop back over and share some blog love. 

Rockfish kindly sponsor Country Kids 

Win a pair of wellies from Rockfish Monthly

You Could Win with Rockfish Wellies 

I am delighted to have Rockfish as the sponsor for Country Kids. Rockfish are a local Cornish company specializing in stylish quality wellingtons for all the family. We have been offering their country wellies in our borrow room here on the farm for over a year and they are always popular for their style, comfort and durability.

Each week my favourite #CountryKids posts, which include my badge or a link back here,  will be considered for a free pair of Rockfish Wellies at the end of the month; the perfect way to enjoy the outdoors whatever the weather throws your way. 

For more more information on the Rockfish Wellies on offer with us and terms and conditions to win see here.  

Posts from last week in with a chance of winning the October Rockfish Wellies:

Aly from Bug Bird Bee goes through as the Country Kids top commenters with a fab 36 post comments last week.

I really struggled to pick just two others as I loved so many of your posts last week but finally settled on :

Michelle from Mummy from the Heart who was local to the famous Battle of Hastings anniversary celebrations in Battle earlier this month 

Ruth from Holloway Family North who was inspired from reading Country Kids posts over the years to venture out to the beach despite the rain  

Country Kids Communities 

I’d love you to join me: 

Pin on the Pinterest Board Just ask for an invite to pin and include Country Kids on your pins for me to stop by on your boards too

Follow Coombe Mill Family Farm Holidays’s board Country Kids  from Coombe Mill on Pinterest.

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Join the Country Kids Instagram Community with #CountryKidsFun.

I'll like and comment on all and share my favourites  from the week with a tag on a Friday on Instagram and Twitter.

Thank you to those joining in last week again, please keep the tags coming, I love to see them all and we now have almost 200 in just 3 weeks!

My favourites were  jugglingskates, chocolateandwineandillbefine, squishedblueberries and meyouandmagoo Do pop over and follow them on Instagram.

Country Kids from Coombe Mill Family Farm Holidays Cornwall

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