OK readers, this is actually my last tip in my Winter Survival Series. I did wonder whether to bother posting this, seeing as Winter is almost over (hooray!) but then I remembered that I live almost at the bottom of the world, and often the cold rainy days can streeeeetch their fingers into Spring as well. … Continue reading Five Active Indoor Play Ideas
I've been wanting to discuss audio resources on the blog for a while now. We listen to audio stories a lot in our house, especially over winter. I've been trying to reduce screen time lately, and I find audio stories a great alternative. I was first motivated to look for audio stories for kids a … Continue reading Winter Survival Tip Four: Relax and Listen: audio stories for kids
The benefits of shoving some of your excess toys into a cupboard.
Most people who know me know that I'm pretty passionate about my local toy library... to the point where I've been a committee member for about 3 years (including holding the Secretary and President roles). Why do I love my toy library so much? Well.... let me count the ways: Fortnightly 'New Toy Day': first … Continue reading For the love of Toy Libraries