Airport Number Recognition Game 

We’ve been working on how to recognise numbers 1-10 in fun and engaging ways.  Here’s a really simple idea for an Aeroplane fan!  Get 10 pieces of paper, fold them in half and write a number on each. Stand them up to make the aeroplane hangers. Draw a […]

Review: Wobbly Garden by Fiesta Craft Toys

We’ve been playing Wobbly Garden this week:  a wonderful, wooden, wobbly game by Fiesta Crafts Toys. The aim of the game is to try and balance all the wooden pieces on the wooden ‘garden’ board without them falling off. Children can play it by themselves or take turns […]

Animal Habitats (Very Basic Intro)

Disclaimer: this is a very basic introduction into habitats, so please no zoology inaccuracies police!  What did we do?  This is such a simple activity to set up. We cut out large pieces of card, made some paper trees and found our animal toys. (Print/draw animals instead if […]

Review: Cafe Owner Pack by Wannabees

I’m a massive fan of Imaginative Play and the important role it has in a child’s understanding of the world they live in. Toddlers and preschoolers often naturally gravitate towards imaginative play activities …the play kitchen at our local playgroup, for example, is always the most popular toy! […]

Review: ABC Bus by Fiesta Craft Toys 

We absolutely adore this ABC Bus by Fiesta Craft Toys. It’s impeccably detailed, beautifully made, extremely educational and (most importantly) great fun. Made of wood, this toy bus contains 26 wooden ‘children’ with names and pictures on the front and their corresponding letter of the alphabet on the […]

How to get your child talking

One way we’ve found of getting kids talking and in developing their speech, language and communication skills is by introducing old mobile phones into their play!  Let’s face it, we’ve all got old phones stashed away somewhere in a drawer. Whether it be the trusty Nokia 3210 or […]

Review: Packs by Post by VeeMcDee

We were sent these absolutely stunning Craft Packs by Post by VeeMcDee this week and I can’t tell you enough how much fun we’ve had crafting, sticking, glueing and making with them!  What did we like about them?  Beautifully Presented– the pack comes sealed in a plastic wrapper […]