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  • Salt Dough Recipe

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    Salt dough is a really simple and cheap way to make decorations and ornaments with your kids. All you need is a couple of store-cupboard ingredients and you’re good to go. You will need: 1.5 cups plain flour 1.5 cups salt Approx 250ml water 1. Add the flour and salt to a bowl and mix […]

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  • Brilliant Books: Peck, Peck, Peck

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    I can’t remember where I first saw Peck, Peck, Peck or whether it was recommended to me by someone. I’ve had it on T’s Amazon wish list for quite a while, and recently her grandparents bought it for her. It has quickly become a family favourite! It tells the story of a young woodpecker who has […]

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  • Top Toys: Pin-A-Shape

    For Christmas, we bought T Pin-A-Shape, made by Bigjigs toys. This is something I used regularly as a Reception class teacher and it has been on my mental ‘to buy’ list for T for a long time. I just needed to wait until she was old enough to be able to play safely with the […]

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  • Top Toys for 3-7’s this Christmas

    It’s so easy to get stuck trying to think of ideas for your children at Christmas. While enjoyment is obviously the key thing I’m looking for when finding gifts for T, I do have a few other criteria… Longevity. Most of the toys T has received since her first birthday are things that will last. […]