Sensory bottles are great for babies and toddlers, but older kids will also love their calming and soothing effects. Make a homemade sensory bottle with these easy tips, tricks and ideas for the perfect sensory discovery bottle. Sensory bottles are a great DIY toy for babies and toddlers. They are fun to play with but […]
Zero to Two – the Book of Play
After a stressful few days worrying about bush fires in our area, it was time for my smallest child and I to do something fun and positive. So we got out the bee hive and little bee puppets I created for a wonderful ebook called Zero to Two. And while Noah was playing with the […]
How to Make a Box Tunnel
This simple box tunnel is easy to make and lots of fun to play with! The next time you have a large box you need to make this easy box tunnel for your kids. One bonus of never ending renovations is that there is a never ending supply of big boxes! We’ve had quite a […]
Baby Play – Peek-a-boo!
Sometimes it’s the simple things in life that are the most fun. Noey still thinks a game of peek-a-boo is the most hysterical thing ever. And we all think his funny little laugh is the most hysterical thing ever. So we spend a lot of time saying this little rhyme… “Peek-a, Peek-a, Peek-a-boo! Peek-a, Peek-a, […]
Activities for Babies – Sparkle Bottle.
It’s important for a child’s development that they crawl before they walk. Not only for physical development but the cross patterning action (opposite hand to foot) used in traditional crawling is important for brain development. If a child skips crawling and goes straight to walking, or if they crawl in a non-traditional way (bottom scooting […]
Homemade Baby Gym Toys
A simple wooden baby gym is one of the best toys for babies, and you can easily make one yourself, and make your homemade baby gym toys to hang from it to entertain your baby and encourage development. With just a few simple household items and a bit of crafting you make lots of DIY […]
Quatro is four months old. We have moved from the time when we count his age in weeks to the time when we count in months. He is no longer a newborn. These days he is awake more and interacts with joy and intensity. Despite being the fourth child, we never tire of making him […]
The Best Lullabies to Sing to Your Kids
I sang the same lullaby to my twins almost every night when they were babies – ‘Baby Mine’ the song from the Dumbo Movie. I still love that lullaby, but when my middle child was born and he took forever to get to sleep, I found myself singing it over, and over, and over, until […]