Flat Lego Challenge

Flat Lego Challenge - what would your kids build if they could only use flat pieces?

“Flat Lego Challenge: Today you can only build with flat Lego” That was the note that I left on the table for the kids to discover this morning, along with a selection of flat pieces and a big board. I heard Morgan read the note out loud and then I heard a collective groan. I […]

Ten Easy Activities for 6-10 Year-Olds.

Easy Activities for 6-10 year-olds - keep those kids busy with simple, low-pre, low-mess, ideas.

I have three primary school aged kids and most of the time they are pretty good at finding something to do and entertaining themselves. But sometimes… when they are stuck inside due to weather, when they are tired, or when they just can’t seem to get along… sometimes they drive each other bonkers because they […]

Fun Printable Grids

Fun Grids! - free printable grids for art, maths, fine motor, and language play and learning!

It started out with a simple idea for drawing, and soon became something totally different! These printable grids have become a great tool for art, maths, fine motor and even language play and exploration! In the beginning the grid I created and printed was for drawing some zentangles and patterns. Morgan loves these and he […]

Play Dough Mats

Free printable play dough mats - print all of our play dough mats for loads of play dough fun!

We love play dough. Even my big kids enjoy a bit of dough play, and my four year old just adores it! We’ve tried loads of fun play dough activities and ideas over the years, but some of the most fun we’ve had with play dough is when we get out the play dough mats. […]

Christmas Imaginative Play

Set up a simple Christmas Imaginary play scene that even smells like Christmas!

Noah’s obsession with all things Christmas continues. He recently discovered that our Christmas tree was not real, and he was quite disappointed. He has asked about ‘real’ Christmas tress almost every day since, so today I took him to see a real Christmas tree… one of the enormous pine trees that grow in a forest […]

Colour Your Own Free Printable Christmas Wrapping Paper

Free printable colour your own Christmas wrapping paper - colour in your own Christmas gift wrap for totally unique gifts!

Last week Noah and I made a fun Christmas garland and the free printable we created gave you a bit of a sneak peak into this years Christmas Printables. The designs used for the garland will feature in many of our 2014 Christmas Printables, and today we used them to create some fun ‘colour your […]

Make an Easy Christmas Garland – Free Printable

Make an easy Christmas garland with this free printable.

All of a sudden Noah is intensly interested in all things Christmas. It started when we put up the Christmas tree a few days ago and the questions have been pouring out of him every since! “When will it be Christmas? How does Santa know what I want? Does Santa go to the same shops […]

Free Printable Christmas Play Dough Mats

Free Printable Christmas Play Dough Mats - Decorate the Christmas Tree

Have you been following along with our Christmas sensory play series? So far we’ve covered sight and sound and this week’s sense is touch! This year we’ve really enjoyed sharing or free printable play dough mats, and it seems you’ve loved creating with them as much as we have. So of course, for the theme […]