A little forward thinking and some treasures frozen into blocks of ice makes a run of super hot days a LOT more bearable.
We survived Christmas and new year and have already used up all the tape, pom poms and pipe cleaners… Now it’s time to make some summer plans. Nothing too full on, or crazy…. just a few ideas to stick on the fridge so we can never say we have nothing to do. What are your […]
There is nothing better than a bit of water play on a hot day, or even on a cold one. Water play is one of those activities that offers opportunity for learning in all developmental areas. It’s soothing, engaging and just plain fun, yet sometimes it seems like too much work and too much mess, […]
I’d been saving up this activity for when I really needed to pull out something special. After a particularly bad day last week with lots of yelling (by the kids and me) I knew that time has come… I quietly got out two tubs, a couple of containers, funnels and some scoops I’d been saving […]
Hardly a week goes by without playdough making an appearance at our house. Morgan just loves playdough and while the girls may groan and roll their eyes when I get it out, they almost always end up playing with it for hours as well! Yesterday we decided on dinosaurs to go with the playdough. Dinosaurs […]
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! To make your own tub of bubbles you’ll need: a small tub some scoops, spoons, or containers some small sponges an old towel […]
He was in tears when his Dad left without him this morning. I needed a distraction, something to make him think staying at home with me was WAY better then going out with his Dad. I offered painting, I even offered a DVD but none of them got more than a screamed “No!” and more […]