Country Kids 3rd December 2016

Posted on December 2nd, 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. 

Welcome to Country Kids 3rd Decebmer 2016

We have seen frosty mornings and sunny days here on the farm. This family have just found an egg in one of our chicken coops but they are thin on the ground at this time of year. With the cold of winter the animals need hay, straw and mineral supplements for the winter season meaning there is a lot of work for farmer Nick and his little helpers. That said we try to keep animal feeding to an hour for our guests in winter to keep little ones from becoming too cold.   I hope you have managed a little family fun outdoors with these dry crisp winter days.

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.
    • 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.

My top  commenters from 26th November

1st Sonia from Mummy Constant with 27 comments

2nd Karen from Two Tiny Hands with 23 comments

3rd Jenni from Odd Socks and Lollipops with 22 comments

A big welcome to Josefine from My Danglish Family who joined in for the first time last week. 

3 guilty bloggers linking up and not commenting on any posts. If that was you please go back.

Rockfish kindly sponsor Country Kids 

Win a pair of wellies from Rockfish Monthly

You Could Win with Rockfish Wellies and Country Kids from Coombe Mill 

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. Keep your posts coming, it could be you winning next!

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

Congratulations to Heidi of Him, Me, Three who is my November Rockfish winner. Heidi has been my top commenter for 2 of the 4 weeks last month and shared this lovely forest walk post.

Have a good look through the Rockfish website Heidi and DM me your choice of size, colour and design from the range (make sure it is shown as in stock).

November Country Kids winner on the Coombe Mill blog. Forest walk


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

Top Commenter : Sonia from Mummy Constant enjoyed a fun frosty walk with friends

Wilderness Wood is now right up there on one of my places to visit after a beautiful post from Juggling on Roller Skates

Simple family fun always does it for me, like this beautiful autumnal park visit from Life at Cooks Cabin.

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.


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.

My Favourite photos from last week were: @playathometeacher @memeandharri @coffeecakekids and @thisdayilove

Thank you to those joining in last week again, please keep the tags coming, I love to see them all and we now have over 700 photos in there. check them out on Instagram if you are not already following.

Country Kids from Coombe Mill Family Farm Holidays Cornwall 

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