Make your own playdough

Half Term might be over but with the weather not exactly summer like yet and the big school summer holidays in sight, you might be looking for a few indoor activities to do with the children. We have been making playdough this week. It is good fun and an alternative to baking with the children […]

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Win tickets to an awesome family day out

Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park – A Fun Family Event Scooby-Doo!, Daffy Duck and Bugs Bunny? It can only be Britain’s Biggest Family Event. Added to the phenomenal line up of pop stars, superstars of kids entertainment, YouTubers and much more are some of the most famous and best loved children’s characters in […]

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Finger food creations

When I was little ‘playing’ with food was something that was really frowned upon. I remember vividly my dad saying “stop playing with your food” – granted this normally related to me pushing it around my plate when I wasn’t 100% keen on what was in front of me, but still, playing with food was […]

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Long-lasting toys

Toys that can be passed down, are well made, long lasting and have a wide appeal to different age ranges are my favourite toys of all. If like me, you have a few children you will also appreciate these sorts of toys no doubt. There are some great toys on the market and some really […]

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Learning through play

Everyday play can do wonders for little people’s development and learning.  You might have read one of our recent articles about the importance of learning beginning at home. This discusses the development of learning sacks which can be used with little ones and suggests some different themes which can be used. You can read more […]

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The beauty of little imaginations

One of the things I love most about being a mummy to lots of little people are those times when their little imaginations run away from them and they go off into character, all playing nicely together, because everyone has a part to play in the adventure. Now these are the times I think I really should […]

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