Recently, we went to see The Tiger Who Came to Tea at the theatre. T already loved this story but this added a new dimension. After seeing our (frankly brilliant) tiger impressions, T’s auntie suggested we should put on a show of our own – and I decided that is exactly what we would do! […]
Recently I’ve been writing a few posts on the toys I have chosen for T and the ways we play with them. I wanted to write not just a list of enjoyable toys, but toys which I feel really support early development and which are versatile enough to be played with in a variety of contexts. Today’s […]
This week we have been doing some play based on Space! T has become interested in rockets recently and so I thought we would do a few things stemming from that. It doesn’t feel like we’ve had a whole load of time so I think we will probably continue with the theme over next week, […]
T’s become very interested in shapes recently and keeps pointing out shapes that she notices around her. I decided to get her a book about them from our local library, and she loved it so much that this week we have been bringing shape into her play! So, activity number one – reading about shapes!
In our kitchen we have a very deep drawer which has become the arts and crafts drawer. I’ve gradually been building up our arts and crafts supplies and, as this drawer is used on an almost daily basis, it had become a complete state! I actually dreaded opening it. So yesterday we took a trip […]
We’ve been carrying on with our themed weeks of play, and this week – you guessed it – the theme was Easter! We began by making these lovely Easter Egg sun catchers I spotted on Emma’s Kids Craft Room. Foolproof, I thought! Ah, not so. Add in one slightly grumpy toddler who becomes ENRAGED any […]