Learning through play with Aquadoodle

Aqua Play

Play is such an important part of children’s early years development. Play helps children’s brains to develop, it improves the fine and gross motor skills, and helps them to develop their language and communication skills. Social skills are also developed through playing with other children, and problem-solving skills are developed both in solo play and […]

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Bath time with Baby born

bath time with baby born

What is bath time like in your house? I’ve written about bath time many times, with everything from establishing a good bath time routine, to the fantasy vs reality of bath time with children. I’ve said before that bathtime can be bonkers in our house, but at least non of the children are afraid of water! Quite […]

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Encouraging little helpers at home

little helpers

I’ve talked quite a bit on the blog before about encouraging the children to help around the house, how this can not only get things done, but also provide both enjoyment and a learning experience for the children. The children love to help out with: watering plants; vacuuming; sorting out recycling, matching socks up from […]

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Easy, inspired, tactile, durable play in a box

construction toys

Construction toys Construction toys are a firm favourite in our house, always have been. The children all love to build things. It might be a tower, a plane, a boat, a car, anything really, but they love to build. Although LEGO is a firm favourite of the older children, we did have a small LEGO […]

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