Every child goes through different phases of development along with behavioural and cognitive evolution. In this, sensory play contributes immensely in their early learning periods as it involves various senses.
I always think stockings are such fun. They’ve always been my favourite part of Christmas Day morning. I loved opening stockings as a child, seeing what Santa had left for everyone. These days it’s still such a fun part of Christmas morning. The children read out their letters from the elves who have helped pack […]
Music is one of those things that seems to bring people together. You only have to see the effect a particular song or ‘anthem’ has on people, or the big benefit concerts we’ve seen around the world, to know that something magical happens when music is played. All our children seem to be really musical, […]
We’ve loved the pre-Christmas snow, as well as the bit we had between Christmas and New Year. It’s all gone here now but we really made the most of it while it lasted. Did you have much snow? The children are all real snow babies and we all love being in the mountains skiing and […]
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 […]
Bubbles – what is it about them? Children of all ages go crazy for bubbles don’t they? They can chase them for hours on end and it is a real sensory experience. Bubble play is something all our children have always enjoyed, from babies, to toddlers and older children, bubbles always have a positive effect. […]
When the weather is bad and you don’t fancy getting your waterproofs on and heading out anyway, it can be helpful to have a list of rainy day play options to hand. Things to have in that you can whip out to keep the troops happy. Baking and crafting are always top of the children’s […]
If you are a regular reader of the blog you will know that we headed to Camp Bestival at the end of July. Four days, four children in a tent…what could possibly go wrong? Reflecting on our time at Camp Bestival on the way home, it was clear that we all had different ‘best bits’. This […]