A really quick post today to share an idea that we had a go at last week. I’m always on the lookout for simple messy play ideas and last week I wanted something super quick that I could set up ready for T when she came home from nursery. I cam across this car track […]
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.
Before Christmas, I set myself a challenge of doing 20 days of messy play. While I didn’t actually manage the whole twenty days (not sure why I thought that was possible right before Christmas?!), we did have lots of fun!
This week we’ve got a bit of a French theme going on in our play, and to tie in this with this I wanted to look at some French art with T and use it to inspire some artwork of our own. We had a look at some of Van Gogh’s work and T was […]
I’m going to go ahead and say it: I LOVE VALENTINES DAY! I’m not a particularly romantic type in general and I’d prefer yellow roses to red ones (or daffodils, or peonies) but I like having a day especially for showing my loved ones that I love them! As kids we would always have a […]
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 […]
I’m back! I’ve had a bit of an enforced blogging break due to lack of Internet. But we have been very busy at home enjoying the autumnal weather! Early this week we went for a stroll to our local park with the aim of collecting some of the different leaves that we saw along the way. […]
Ok, we’ve had a week of sunshine so we’ve probably not got long left, but despite that I thought I’d post a few ideas to keep your kids cool on those very hot days! Water the garden Get the hose out! Encourage your kids to help you water the plants. If you have a nozzle with different […]
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 […]