Review: Bee & Me by Alison Jay

We’re in love with this inspiring, wordless, picture book Bee and Me by Alison Jay (Old Barn Books).  Not only is it absolutely adorable (it has very cute illustrations) but it sends out an important message about why we need to look after the natural world. What did we […]

Review: Clive’s Jobs by Jessica Spanyol 

I am a big believer in the importance of Imaginative Play in helping children to make sense of the world we live in. That’s why I was excited to discover a series of books called Clive’s Jobs by Jessica Spanyol (Child’s Play). A stunning collection of children’s books that […]

Review: Storm Whale  by Sarah Brennan 

For our bedtime story tonight we read a breathtakingly beautiful and poetic book called Storm Whale by Sarah Brennan and Ilustrated by Jane Tanner (Old Barn Books) What did we like about it?  Poetry- Written in rhyme, we felt like we were singing our way through this gorgeous, […]

Review: My Sensory Crate 

We were very excited to receive the first ever My Sensory Crate (in a very smart parcel!) through the post this week. My Sensory Crate is a subscription box designed for children who would benefit from sensory play. For example Autistic children and children with sensory prosessing  disorders. […]

Review: Madeline Finn and the Library Dog 

For our bedtime story tonight we read Madeline Finn and the Library Dog by Lisa Papp (Old Barn Books)  It is a gorgeous, uplifting chilren’s book that normalises learning difficulties and provides children with strategies for overcoming anxiety.  What did we like about it?  Features a Child with […]

Review: Kinetic Sand by Spinmasters 

We have fallen in love with this toy. Kinetic Sand is like some sort of super toy! One minute you’re moulding it like play-dough..then the next you’re sprinkling it like sand! As my toddler says..”It’s Magic” It is genuinely our new favourite toy.  ​ We have the Kinetic […]