• Outdoor Play
  • Hapa Zome Printing

    This month, we’ve been really enjoying getting back to nature by participating in 30 Days Wild. One of the activities we’ve enjoyed is to make a Hapa Zome print. Hapa Zome is the Japanese art of print making by hammering plants in to fabric. I first came across it when a class of mine did […]

  • Outdoor Play
  • 41 ideas for #30DaysWild

    June has arrived and this marks the start of #30DaysWild. If you haven’t heard of this before, #30DaysWild is an annual campaign run by The Wildlife Trusts, which encourages young and old to get outside each day in June and find some small way to reconnect with nature. It’s a campaign which has been on […]

  • Play
  • Make Your Own Small World Scene

    title image 'make your own small world scene' with 6 images of various small worlds (jungle, mini beast, bear cave, dinosaur, river huts, woodland rabbits)

    When I taught Reception, small world scenes were one of my favourite activities to prepare, and these days I love to do it for T. I think they make such a lovely activity, combining the creativity of fantasy and storytelling with the development of the child’s scientific and geographical understanding of the world around them. […]

  • Family Fun
  • Review: Cotswold Wildlife Park

    We recently went on holiday to the Cotswolds and were lucky enough to be just a five minute drive from the Cotswolds Wildlife Park. This popped up as one of the top things to do in the area when we looked in Trip Advisor, and also came highly recommended by some friends of ours. The […]

  • Outdoor Play
  • Celebrating Autumn

    Image of dewdrops on spider web with title Celebrating Autumn

    I love Autumn! I don’t think I’d ever be able to choose a favourite season as I really love them all, but in Autumn I just love the beautiful colours, the knitwear, and the run-up to Christmas! Here are a few of the Autumnal activities we’ve been enjoying. Why not give them a go at […]

  • Outdoor Play
  • Nature Play

    It was my birthday a couple of weeks ago and I was lucky enough to be bought several bunches of flowers. Flowers are one of my favourite things to be given – having fresh flowers in the house brings me so much joy! If I had lots of money to spend I have seen some […]