January 9, 2024

As the Back to School season approaches us here in Australia, it’s a super exciting time (and maybe a little nerve-wracking!) time for us and our little learners, especially those gearing up for their first ever school experience! One of the most empowering, foundational skills we can gift our children as they start this journey,

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Hands-on name activities for preschoolers

August 21, 2023

We’ve all been there. Staring in bewilderment as our child repeatedly tips over a cup of water or endlessly hides the remote in the most bizarre places. You’ve probably caught yourself thinking “Why do they keep doing this?!” The good news is that there’s often a pattern to this seemingly random behavior. And once you

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Decoding your child’s behaviours through play schemas

November 21, 2022

Whether you’ve been following me for a little while or a long while, you’ll know that I love all things sensory play! My belief is that sensory play is really the foundation for lifelong learning. It sets the scene for so many mathematical and scientific investigations and understandings! But above all of the developmental benefits

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Sensory Play gift ideas for the kids in your life

November 15, 2022

If you’ve been following along for a little while, you’ll know outdoor play is close to my heart! In fact, my husband Kurtis and I always knew we wanted our children to grow up surrounded by nature, just like we both did growing up on acreage as kids! I have very fond memories of playtime

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Our favourite outdoor toys for kids

October 23, 2022

Our lives are busy and our to-do lists are never-ending. Now more than ever, our children are craving connection. And my favourite way to connect is through PLAY! Dedicate time to just be present and in the moment, it doesn’t need to be hours but just a few moments each day will help fill your

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5 Easy Ways to Playfully Connect with your Kids