What is it with cereal boxes? Just when you think you’ll never be asked to bring in another shoe box to your child’s school, they start asking for Cereal Boxes. And not any old ones either. Family sized – industrial scale – big enough for Hagrid to share breakfast with a few other half-giants. This is all a bit hard on a small family who anyway try to prepare organic, healthy grow-your-own oats for porridge or muesli. So I’ve decided to find out what actually happens to all these cardboard cuboids. Follow me this week as I think of different uses the teachers might have for them. First off: just when you thought winter was over, here are some emergency wellies for that unexpected snowfall in the playground.