The IKEA Flisat table is one of the current ‘must-have items doing the rounds on Instagram and it is PERFECT for simple toddler play activities.
When it comes to art in the early years, I am so passionate about letting young children explore! Toddlers are little adventurers after all. As a early childhood special educator, I know that Sarah Szuminski feels the same. That’s why I’ve invited her to write a guest blog post all about process art with toddlers.
If you’re stuck for something to do at home with your little one, look no further than a humble batch of homemade play dough! Homemade play dough is one of our all time favourite things to make together at home because there is just as much benefit to making play dough as there is in playing with it too!
If you currently struggle to get your child to play independently, then you might need to take a look at the toys you have on offer in the play space because the more open-ended toys you have in the play space, the better. Here’s why: Open-Ended Toys v’s Battery Operated Toys I’m going to start […]
I believe that we spend far too much time getting hung up on the idea of ‘entertaining’ our children. There’s an awful lot of pressure on parents to provide 24/7 entertainment for their children. In reality, planned activities should only be done once or twice at the most each day.
The early days and months with baby are HARD. You’re tired and your bub will probably sleep a lot but almost definitely not at night. The midwives and healthcare visitors will encourage you to do ‘tummy time’ but that’s sometimes easier said than done.
The highchair can be a great place for busy toddlers to focus on an activity. I’ve asked some of my favourite bloggers from around the globe to contribute to this post on their favourite highchair activities for toddlers, so please read on for some fantastic ideas…
Toddlers are typically able to concentrate for 2-5 minutes per year of age and so creating elaborate play activities for them really doesn’t make a heap of sense. Aim to create activities that take 5 minutes or less to put together.
Name recognition is one of the fundamental lessons of preschool. On a practical level it can help your child to become independent and, as we all know, children just love to do things all by themselves.
I work with mums to help them embrace and enjoy the early years. I absolutely LOVE what I do – let me help you too. This week I’m talking about simple Autumn themed ideas that you can try in your own home. Autumn is undoubtedly by favourite season: we spend most of our days outside, […]