Category: Parenting

Review: Slumber Melodies Bear by Summer Infant UK 

As part of my focus on Sleep this week on my blog we’ve been trialling this gorgeous, snuggly, soft teddy. We discovered that Summer Infant Slumber Melodies Bear is no ordinary teddy bear..infact she’s quite clever, as she responds to your child being unsettled and ‘sings’ them back to sleep. […]

How to Teach the Alphabet

Learning the letters of the alphabet is a fundamental building block in learning to read and write. One of the first things to think about when introducing the alphabet is your child’s environment- does it support your child’s learning of abcs? Are books and any other resources that […]

The Secret Benefits of Colouring

Colouring is one of those wonderful, classic children’s activities that is adored by many. But there’s a lot more going on than just getting colour on paper- whilst colouring, children are ‘secretly’ (shh! Don’t tell them!) learning and developing a whole array of skills. Perhaps the most talked […]

Making a Wildlife Scrapbook

One of my favourite activities to do with children is to look for Wildlife. Not only is it lots of fun, but by creating a scrapbook of the Wildlife they encounter it becomes a fantastic learning opportunity. I was therefore delighted to discover we could create beautiful Wildlife […]