Children are very curious and are usually naturally drawn to science-based activities. It comes with a strong feeling of being able to understand and make sense of the world.
Can anyone see half term yet? It’s coming I promise. Term time is in full swing and those brand new uniforms that you purchased and then spent hours labelling are now being put through their paces fives time a week. As much as four lots of school uniform feels like a mission sometimes, I get […]
We are known for our rainy days here in the UK, but rain doesn’t have to stop play when it comes to doing fun things with the children. Here are just a few things you can do when the rain starts to fall. Get your bake on Our children all love spending time in the […]
Some parents keep well clear of messy play at home, claiming that their children do enough of that at nursery, playgroup or the grandparents. Entirely up to you of course, but I do feel it’s something we should do at home with children. There isn’t much that a baby wipe can’t get off and if […]
Messy play is always something I’ve done with the children. It might be water, sand, paint, mud, noodles, or just baking ingredients when they are cooking, but I’ve always made sure we’ve done activities like this. There are so many developmental benefits of messy play, but I also always see such sheer joy on their faces, […]
With half term upon us we have been doing lots of craft, and with Halloween fast approaching much of this has been themed around that. We seem to have had a run of bad luck on coloring things lately. Crayons snapping, pencils constantly breaking and felt tips drying our far too quickly. This week we’ve […]