‘Small world play’ is an important part of the way preschoolers in particular play, and a great way for little ones to learn.
Have you visited a farm with your children? We had a lovely playgroup trip last Easter to see some newborn chicks, which the children loved. We’ve also had some lovely days out at farm parks over the years too. Visiting a farm with young children can be lots of fun. There are so many things […]
Sometimes as parents we might look at our children’s toys and think they are just part of their leisure time, but it’s so important to remember that playing is how children learn in the early years. Therefore, the toys they have can be quite important and influential. I love to watch (hiding so they can’t […]
How do you teach your children about animals? Perhaps you have pets, or visit your local zoo or wildlife park? Perhaps you read about them, watch nature programmes or play with toy animals? Perhaps you are lucky enough to live around a range of animals, or perhaps you’ve taken your children on trips away and […]
Slugs and snails and puppy dogs tails…that’s what little boys are made of… At least this one is anyway. He’s totally fascinated by bugs at the moment. He’s not crazy about wasps after getting stung on his hand last year, and he likes to see flies blasted, but with everything else he is interested and so gentle. He […]