• Play
  • Tessellating Prints

    I was inspired recently to make some geometric patterned paper with T. I had an idea in mind of what I was hoping we could achieve, but in order to enable her to really grasp the activity and be able to succeed, I needed to lay the groundwork by teaching her about tessellation.

  • Play
  • Baby Play: Banging Tuff Spot

    I’ve noticed recently that one of A’s favourite pastimes is to bang and to hit objects. For Christmas, T gave him a small xylophone and there is no doubt that it is one of his absolute favourite toys! In particular, he loves the beater, and can often be found crawling around the house armed with […]

  • Musings
  • Bath, Book, Bed with BookTrust

    Bedtime routines Being a parent is both a privilege and a joy, but at the same time, it is also one of the most challenging things I have done! Without a doubt, one of the hardest aspects of parenting is the sleep deprivation. We have had two very different experiences of sleep with our two […]

  • Play
  • Bread Making with Playdough

    I love finding different ways for T to play with playdough. Playdough is so much fun; great for keeping kids entertained; and helps improve fine motor skills by strengthening hand muscles. While the usual play dough cutters and tools are fun, I really like to incorporate different elements in to our dough play, such as toy […]