Imaginative Play Idea: Libraries

We love this game and children can learn such a lot from playing it. Children collect the books off their book shelves and pretend to scan them to borrow them from the ‘library’. They can also practice renewing and returning books aswell as being a librarian. What do […]

Review: Craft Monthly 

We were excited to receive our Craft Monthly box through the post this week. It is a monthly, subscription box packed full of goodies to help children develop a love of crafts!   What did we like about it? It’s made by Children for Children- this helps to […]

Imaginative Play Idea: Zoo Keepers

My children adore this imaginative play game. And imaginative play is so important (click here to find out why!)  Setting up a pretend zoo is so easy. We used building blocks to make cages, but you can use anything from  cardboard and  lolly pop sticks to stones in […]

Imaginative Play Idea: Castles

We love imaginative play (click here for our post on the benefits and more ideas) Castles are so easy to make out of a box and hours of fun!  Develops: Language and communication skills- ‘acting out’ scenarios with toys in the castle  Fine motor skills- drawing moats, grass and […]