Throughout 2020, I spent time evaluating our toys, books and resources. I looked for books that depicted children of a variety of races. I checked to see whether races different to my own were well represented in our toys and materials. I looked through the stores and businesses I support day to day. And do
Our eldest daughter Lilly is ALL about art at the moment. She will sit and draw or create for hours sometimes! Over the years, we’ve tried many different brands and supplies and today I’m here to share some of my favourite art supplies for toddlers and preschoolers. When it comes to art supplies, sometimes it
If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll know that I absolutely LOVE all things sensory play! It’s one of my favourite types of invitations to prepare for our little learners. Over the years, we’ve created lots of different Christmas sensory tubs and with Christmas fast approaching, we’ve started some festive themed sensory play!
There’s no denying the fact that play dough has some serious magical powers, agree? But did you know that it’s not just an amazing sensory experience for our little learners?! Using play dough is an excellent fine motor exercise which will help to strengthen the muscles in your child’s hands. These muscles are so important
When I reflect on my childhood, lots of things come to mind. A loud house full of siblings, hot days spent in the pool, and sprawling out on my bed reading my favourite books over and over again – particularly Possum Magic by Mem Fox, Wombat Stew by Marcia K. Vaughan, and Where the Forest