I’m taking some time off from my blog this week, and inviting a few guests to write for me. My first guest post is from the very ‘hands on’ Mum, Jamie from Hands On : As We Grow! How do you start doing activities with your toddler or preschooler? I started hands on activities with […]
Turn old, dried up markers, into bright, vibrant, marker paint in a few easy steps! This simple technique to make paint from old markers will have you saving all those dried up old markers and bringing them back to life so they can make even more art! Do you have a bunch of old dried […]
Sensory play doesn’t have to be a hugely messy activity, even if you set it up inside! Today we set up a little tub of bubbles, just for one, or maybe two! Sensory play is great for kids of all ages. It is one of those great ‘holistic’ play activities, which is just a fancy […]
It seems I am not the only one excited by today’s delivery!
My big boy loves play dough. I mean, he REALLY loves play dough. We have more commercially made playdough accessories than you can poke a stick at. I am not sure why you’d bother poking a stick at play dough accessories, but if you did, you’d have trouble poking all of ours. Those playdough accessories […]
We went on a hunt, looking for round things to print with. We found lots of different round things, some worked well for printing, other’s not so well! Here are some round things that worked great to make prints with! A cup Cut up cardboard tube Bottle caps Marker lid The bottom of a gum […]
Block building is important work around here at the moment. While he is busy creating ‘The Wizardly World of Wizaldo the Wizard’ he is also learning maths skills such as number, shape, weight, volume, grouping and sorting. He’s experimenting with concepts like balance and gravity. He’s learning and using new language. He’s practising spatial awareness […]
Since The Father Figure became unwell we’ve had many trips to hospitals and doctors and there has been a lot of waiting around for the kids. And it’s not just that waiting around is boring, but at hospitals and similar places the kids are expected to be reasonably quiet and not run up and down […]