Our tuff tray is one of the best things I’ve ever bought. On a rainy day when no one has much energy, it’s great to fill to the brim with dried rice, lentils and pasta, pop in a few pots and spoons and just let them play. However, if you’re feeling a little more adventurous then they are fantastic to set up for real imaginative play. This morning was such a day. Darcie was playing happily but Henry was bouncing… Keep Reading
Henry hasn’t been well this week. It looks like his back molars are starting to push through and are causing him trouble which means I’ve had a Velcro baby on my hands for the past few days. Darcie has been a superstar while he’s been poorly, which means that we’ve been trying to optimise his nap times together. This is where we came up with our toilet roll butterflies. Something quick and easy for us to do together while the… Keep Reading
Now the weather is finally warming up, I’m keeping my fingers crossed that it’s here to stay. The Bear and I have been working together in the garden a little and this is the first year that we are attempting to build a little vegetable patch together. She’s enjoying helping me fill pots with mud and loves spending time watering everything. With this in mind, we thought we would start to share our journey out into the garden and our… Keep Reading
This isn’t exactly a craft, but it is a really quick and easy thing to set up which will mean hours of fun for little ones. If your kids are anything like mine, then they love copying whatever it is that you do. Laundry is no exception for us and today being the first really nice day we’ve had at home, it’s the first time I’ve managed to get the washing outside on the line to dry. The Bear loves… Keep Reading
This is another quick and easy craft this week as hopefully the sun is shining wherever you are, and you are all having fun outside! I would love to take credit for this one, but this is another cute craft we did in playgroup a little while ago that we thought we would share as my two loved it so much. In fact, we still have the masterpieces on our fridge. May I present to you, hanging snakes!