Country Kids 21st January 2017

Posted on January 20th, 2017

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 21.10.17

Time to embrace January with outdoor adventures. 

January hump day has passed, the daffodils and snowdrops are making an appearance here on the farm and the days are drawing out. We now have a good hour of daylight after school to enjoy as well as the weekends. I hope that has meant more time to spend outdoors for everyone.  Our farm jobs have been brisk in the cold this week but the sunshine and spring bulbs still lift our spirits.  I hope you had a good week and a tale to share on the link up below. 

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 7th January:

1st Louise from Little Hearts Big Love and Clare from Mudpie Fridays with 12 comments

2nd Emma from South West Reviews with 11 comments

3rd Karen from Would Like to Be with 10 comments

We have 3 guilty bloggers linking up again and not commenting on any posts (as of Thursday pm when counted). Come on you know who you are please go back to be fair to others.

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.  

Favourite posts from last week added to the shortlist for winning the January Rockfish Wellies:

Top Commenters: Louise from Little Hearts Big Love & Clare from Mudpie Fridays both get put into the shortlist for this month’s wellies this week. 

Over 40 Mum to One went exploring Scotney Castle, a real fairytale castle complete with moat.

Starting off the year blowing away the cobwebs, Mum Turned Mom went for a  chilly walk on their favourite beach.

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 growing 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. With over 1200 posts this community is flourishing with outdoors photos.

My favourite photos from the week came from @chelseamamma  @topsyturvytribe @coffeecakekids  @jjhearduk  Please do check out these lovely folk on Instagram if you are not already following.




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