It was about this time last year when we realised Zoe’s fine motor control wasn’t the greatest. Fine motor development is about all the little, ‘fine’ movements we do with our muscles. Usually related to the use of our hands and fingers but it is also about eye-hand co-ordination and use of other small muscles […]
I am not a big fan of colouring in books. I want children to draw from their imagination and experience, rather than colour in someone else’s pictures. I want them to value their own designs and creativity, rather than feel like they should be drawing pictures like those in colouring in books. My girls LOVE […]
Dressing up is big time popular in this house. We have enough dress-ups to clothe a small army, and still there are more and more and more ideas for new outfits popping out of the girl’s heads at a rate of knots. But what about the Small Boy? Muski loves to dress up too… but […]
What do you do on a very hot day, when you can’t go outside, and you’re boooooooooooored. You play ‘Antarctica!’ that’s what you do! Freeze some water in big containers to make icebergs. A fluffy white towel for a snowy base. Or just add some ice blocks to a container of water, stones and your […]
Just popping this in here because I can while we are at my parents place… We LOVE this song and the girls have taken advantage of fast internet and listened to/watched it about 50 times since we got here!
I need at least ten minutes of peace to get Muski to sleep during the day. That means I need ten minutes where the Twinadoes don’t sound like baby elephants on our wood floors, don’t scream at each other at the top of their lungs and don’t come whining to me for something ever 30 […]
The Twinadoes are sick. They are not sick enough to justify doing nothing but sitting on the couch watching DVDs all day, but they are too sick for kinder. So that means that they have been home all week, stuck inside, not well enough to even go to the library, wanting me to entertain them…so […]