• Themed Play
  • Spring Sensory Bin

    At Easter, T was sent some little chicks and some table decorations by her Grandparents. One look at them and I thought they’d be perfect for a quick and easy spring sensory bin! In addition to the chicks and decorations, I added: – some dried lentils, – a nest that I found in ASDA’s Easter […]

  • Themed Play
  • Easter fun!

    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 […]

  • Musings
  • Easter with a toddler

    I love the season of spring – flowers sprouting and blooming, longer and warmer days, and of course Easter! We’re looking forward to egg-hunting with friends tomorrow, some time off work, and spending a few days with family. We’re Christians, so Easter holds a deeper meaning for us, although often it seems to come second place […]

  • Food
  • One a penny, two a penny…

    …Hot Cross Buns! Well I said I’d throw in the occasional food related post and it didn’t take long! Last Easter my lovely friend Rach and I decided to have a go at making Hot Cross Buns – and yesterday evening we actually got around to it! This is the first time either of us have made […]