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Here is a collection of our own blogs, reviews of days out / eating out / family activities, interesting articles and anything else that we like the look of!

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Christmas Film Guide

Whilst there is a lot going on over the Christmas period for families in Crawley sometimes its nice to just put your feet up, toast them by the fire and stick on a Christmas Film. From the Queens Speech, Soaps, Christmas Specials & plenty of Christmas films the TV schedules are full with festive viewing. Not…

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Easy & Delicious Baking Recipes To Try With Kids

If you’re little ones fancy doing some baking, these are Mumbler’s 3 favourite recipes to do with the kids   Hedgehog Rolls – PREP: 20 MNS  REST: 60 MINS  COOK: 15 MINS Image & recipe from Good Food Magazine Ingredients 500g pack brown bread mix (you can buy from the flour or baking section of most supermarkets) 25g butter…

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Mornings: How to Leave the House Easily

Nailing down the morning routine Was anyone else’s morning a big, hot mess? Every day I strive to do better but still end up yelling “SHOES” and “TEETH” at my dilly-dallying kids who think we’ve got two hours instead of two minutes. There’s no advice like ‘mum advice’, and the friendly members of Mumbler have shared…

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Christmas on a Budget in Crawley

Whilst most of us love Christmas, it can be an expensive time of year with heating bills going up, presents to buy on top of all the food, drink and festive activities with the kids. (Not to mention the cost of all those batteries for the new toys!) But some of the most wonderful Christmas traditions…

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Elf on the Shelf Ideas

Have you had a Christmas Elf visit before? It’s loads of fun, and spreads the Christmas magic throughout December. There’s also the added bonus that the mini mumblers must demonstrate lots of good/kind behaviour for the elves to see (it’s worth it just for this, right??!!) Here’s a guide if you wish to have an…

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10 Activities Children can do with Conkers this Autumn!

If you are anything like me you are probably starting to get inundated with conkers, so we have been doing lots of crafts, games and a bit of fun maths with conkers over the last week! 10 ideas of things you can do with your conkers! 1. Play the traditional game of conkers we all remember from…

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Could you be the new owner of Crawley Mumbler?

Crawley Mumbler is up for sale, and we’re looking for a driven, high achieving, local parent to take the reins. Could that be you? Running a Mumbler franchise is a brilliant opportunity to be part of the ultimate “parent-preneur” business (winner of the Working Mums 2018 award for ‘Best Family Friendly Franchise’) that can be…

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Big Fish Little Fish Family Rave

Big Fish Little Fish is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year, and has had a busy summer playing lots of festivals – Camp Bestival, Magical, Blue Dot, Boomtown Fair, Beautiful Days and lots more. Not only this, but they’ve also been awarded ‘Best Family Event’ at the Fantastic for Families Awards for the last four…

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Crawley Mumbler Summer Holiday Activity Sheet

The Summer Activities sheets were REALLY popular last year so I’ve updated for this year.  Once again, this free downloadable activity sheet is packed full of ideas for things you can do this summer with your Mini Mumblers – a lot of these are FREE and there is a mixture of things to do at home and…

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Summer Reading Challenge 2018 – Mischief Makers

This year’s Summer Reading Challenge is Mischief Makers; celebrating the 80th anniversary of the much-loved comic, Beano. Your child can help Dennis, Gnasher and friends explore Beanotown to find the mysterious buried treasure – with tons of fun along the way! Children aged 4-11 years (or above and below) can join this year’s Summer Reading…

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