4 Reasons to Try Process Art with Your Toddler

process art with toddlers

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.

Easy Homemade Play Dough Recipe

homemade play dough recipe

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!

10 Must Have Open-Ended Toys for the Play Space

must have open-ended toys

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 […]

How to Create an Invitation to Play: 5 essentials to get started

how to create an invitation to play

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.

15 Ways to Make Tummy Time more Fun!

15 tummy time activities

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.

18 Easy Highchair activities for Toddlers

18 easy highchair activities

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…

20 Fun and Simple Toddler Activities

20 fun and simple toddler activities

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.

8 Simple and Fun Ideas for Name Recognition

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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.

24 Autumn Themed Ideas for Toddlers & Pre-schoolers

24 autumn themed activities

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, […]