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 #50 things along with all other ideas for family fun outside.
Where has the year gone? Somehow it has and we are officially in Christmas mode here on the farm. December is when the decorations go up, the local towns and villages come to life with twinkling lights and visits from Santa and all things Christmas are officially welcomed. If you have been enjoying the outdoors, perhaps a Christmas market, Christmas light display or Santa visit please come and share with me on the link up below. Remember it’s important to enjoy the excitement of Christmas with the kids and not become too wrapped up just the stress of present buying and house tidying.
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.
Thanks to all of you who joined in last week and for the comments you took time to leave, we had a week with no link dumpers so a pat on the back to you all!
Rockfish kindly sponsor Country Kids
Win a pair of wellies from Rockfish Monthly
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.
November Welly Winner
Congratulations to Mary from Over 40 Mum to One who is our November winner of the lovely Rockfish wellies. Mary has been joining in with Country Kids since it’s beginnings back in 2012 and I’ve enjoyed so many of her posts over the years as Monkey has gone from toddler to growing school boy. This winning post is from a visit to the Tower of London and just goes to show there is a little green and plenty of outdoor fun even in the heart of the city. Mary, do DM or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) your choice of wellies from the Rockfish range including size and colour as shown in stock.
Favourite posts from last week added to the shortlist for winning the December Rockfish Wellies:
Top Commenter: Emma The Joy of Five
It’s beginning to look like Christmas: The Joy of Five has been to Winter Wonderland and now I want to visit.
Four Acorns have been enjoying the first snowfall which must mean Christmas is near.
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“Tales from the farmers wife” shares life on our lovely holiday farm with Farmer Nick and our 6 children. Step into our beautiful 30 acres and experience nature close up with farming and educational crafts in stunning North Cornwall. Family, fun and adventure start here.