Does your child have a play table? I’ve always loved the look of those wooden play tables with the storage draws underneath. In my head, my children would sit around one of those and play cars, dinosaurs, trains or whatever other adventure was going on that day. All the toys would stay on the table and it would look like a really nice bit of playroom furniture.
Bathtime with the children has always been a lovely part of the day. Partly because they all love the bath and the water and they all really look forward to that time of day. If only they were as keen about going to bed! Bathtime has always been a blend of relaxing and playing. Just […]
What are your children’s favourite shows on TV? Do they just enjoy watching the shows or do they recreate them when the show is over within their play? Our children love to do this and can frequently be found re-creating scenes from Andy’s Dinosaur Adventure, Dr Who, Peppa Pig, Paw Patrol and many more. One […]
The children love role play. All four children in fact have always loved taking on new roles and getting into character. Anything from superhero costumes, to putting on their own show, to playing coffee shops with the play kitchen and food. These are probably the times that I enjoy watching the children play the most. […]
The playroom in our house takes a serious bashing. It is used and abused everyday by the children and it is a place to not only play, but to relax and learn as well. I decided recently that I needed a new system for organising the toys as it was driving me crackers. A better […]
Bathtime and bedtime can sometimes feel like a marathon with lots of children, especially if you are feeling particularly tired. For me, it’s always been about having a good system that includes time for play as well as cuddles and stories. I tend to run a fairly tight ship but that’s because I feel it […]
If you have children and have a garden, or even just an outdoor space it can be fantastic. Even if it’s only small, to have somewhere for the children to play and get some fresh air is so useful for families. We are out in the garden in all weathers and use it for so many […]
Welcome to part nine in our ‘learning begins at home’ series. The little ones have been learning about colours recently. We do this day-to-day with a range of activities such as plasticine, building bricks and crayons but as the weather was so lovely last week we took this learning outside and did some chalking on […]