We have a collection of bugs in my son’s room. Dead bugs. Creepily stuck to a pin-board, dead as a doornail, along with other flora that he’s collected over the last year. In this house, I’ve had to learn to love bugs and not be freaked out by them or their creepy crawly nature. I… Read More Our “Science Board” (aka Bug Collection).
Hi everyone, happy New Year! OK, that’s a bit late I know. It is almost March, after all. I haven’t been blogging lately. We went on a giant massive holiday and I’ve really only just settled back into the routine of the year. Plus, my baby girl is one now, and not napping for quite… Read More “Go Outside and Play”
‘Tis the season, people! Time to get that tree out and decorate it all just so. Ah, Christmas joy! Until… here comes the toddler! Yep, having a little person around (or three, in my case) means those wonderfully placed decorations are unlikely to stay “just so” for very long, are they. However you choose navigate this… Read More Stress-Free Christmas Decorating with Kids
Do you have little people in your house who are car racing crazy? Then I want to introduce to you the BluTrack Racetrack. My clever sister-in-law gifted this to us for Christmas last year, and it’s been an absolute hit with our two eldest kids (who are aged 4 and 3 years old). We’ve used it… Read More Blutrack Review – award winning STEM toy
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… Read More Winter Survival Tip Four: Relax and Listen: audio stories for kids
An easy recipe for a wintery themed play dough. … Read More Snow Dough
How’s everyone going in this wet wild weather? Hasn’t it been crazy lately! Winter can just leave us alone now, please. We’ve been making some duraseal window collages here at home so I thought I would share this indoor activity with you. Duraseal is a really handy item to have in your stash of winter craft… Read More Window Collages – creative indoor play