Gingerbread house ‘s workshop at Nicole’s

gingerbread house - Sweet Cabane

Hello, Today Sweet Cabane goes at Nicole’s, an American mum I’ve talked about in my Mum at Work’s interviews… Every Christmas, Nicole and her two daughters are used to decorating a gingerbread house. She tells us here how she makes it… **** “The gingerbread houses are a German tradition that my mom (Lucy’s and Jo’s grandma) has passed on to us. We started when Lucy was just 3 years old, with a good friend – of course his mom and…

Let’s go to Cake L’Atelier for Christmas holidays!

cake l'atelier - Sweet Cabane

Hi, Just a few weeks before Christmas holidays, let me introduce you to a great Parisian place for children : Cake l’Atelier. Elsa and Emmanuelle, two sisters who already have a bakery, decided in 2010 to create worshops for children to teach them how to cook rightly.  The entire space has been designed for children ;  colorful design, baker’s clothes, furniture,… There are many different options : classes all along the year, holidays workshops, Sunday brunches, and birthday parties. Each…

Yogi kids are back

Yoga pour les petits - Sweet Cabane

Yogi kids are back! Hello everybody… and Happy Monday! THis now the time for choosing your children’s activities! … iN that perspective, I’d like to talk about yoga for children.  I think it’s just so perfect for kids : practicing yoga allows to unwind, to be aware of his body, to be focused, to expel stress and negative feelings… A very complete children’s activity! Many children’s yoga classes exist in Paris, but the new mini Tigre yoga club may be…

How to throw a successful Birthday party

birthday party Sweet Cabane

How to throw a successful Birthday party INVITATIONS : May and June are full of parties for kids… So, here you can find some tips and good addresses to succeed in your party’s organisation :  You can print yourself very pretty birthday cards on the US website  Oh Happy day (you can also find there lots of  good ideas for other types of party!) DIY on the website  Inspired to Share DECORATING  Happy Bonton (rue de Grenelle, Paris 6e). You will find many pretty stuffs  :…

Rainy day ? Omy afternoon!

Paris omy colourings

Rainy day ? Omy afternoon! The Omy colourings are just perfect for children when the weather is bad! Many advantages : it requires time, imagination, creativity … and it’s very funnny!  You can also use the colourings to decorate your children’s bedroom. Lots of different colourings exist : London, New York, Cosmos, Play. Medium or extra large size. There are also very funny placemats to colour while dining… Omy Paris Medium colouring, 14,90 €, on little fashion gallery, smallable or omg

Miffy addiction

Little MIffy, created in 1955 by Dick Bruna, is very successful at home! Daphne, my little daughter, loves Miffy very easy-to-draw-with felt-pens…  Quite hard to find them actually, you can visit this Dutch Webshop : Bruynzeel Sakura Miffy books for 3 years old children and more… http// A very good English Website with great stories, computer colorings, games, music… For 3 years old children and more… Chocolates at Happy Bonton (82 rue de Grenelle, Paris 7)

Costume de Mardi-Gras customisé avec Seedling

Comment préparer activement Mardi Gras tout en occupant vos chérubins pendant les vacances de février? Un jeu d’enfant : leur faire réaliser leur  costume par eux-même ! En plus, ils en seront très fiers! Pour que ce ne soit pas trop compliqué, vous pouvez utiliser des kits ‘prêts à l’emploi’, comme ceux que propose la marque néozélandaise Seedling. La marque a imaginé de nombreux kits de déguisement : décorer sa cape de super-héros, son masque, personnaliser son bouclier , customiser…

S’amuser à Paris pendant les vacances d’hiver

Pendant les vacances d’Hiver, pas toujours facile d’occuper les enfants quand on reste sur Paris ! Heureusement, beaucoup de stages sont organisés dans, ou autour de, Paris. Voici quelques idées dont j’ai entendu parler par les parents autour de moi : Les stages EMS de la Ville de Paris pour les 9-16 ans  : plein de sports ou d’activités comme le basket, le tennis, le judo, le foot, le cirque, le patinage,  ou encore l’escalade ,… Les stages durent plusieurs…