Welcome to my first Top Toys post! In these posts I will be sharing my favourite toys, by age, and writing about my reasons for choosing these toys. Since T was born, I’ve always tried to think fairly carefully about which toys she would get the most out of. As a teacher, and a firm advocate of play-based […]
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!
This week we have been doing lots of dinosaur activities! T was given a lovely set of dinosaurs for Christmas and often gets them out to play with them. Since she enjoys playing with them so frequently I thought we’d make the most of it and have a dinosaur themed week! 1. Small World Play The first activity […]
A couple of weeks ago I decided that it would be helpful to have a bit more of a plan for the week when I’m not at work. There are so many fun things I can do with T but without a bit of forward planning so many of them get left undone. I thought I’d see […]