Tag: special needs

Christmas Crafts Using Lollipop Sticks 

Here’s a really simple, Christmas Craft Activity for young children. Fantastic for developing fine motor skills and getting children to think creatively.  What do you need?  Lollipop Sticks– we used colourful ones, but plain ones would work just as well and you could get the children painting them […]

Review: Hape VW Camper Van/ Classic Bus Walker

We discovered a really novel walker this week by Hape. Designed to look like a VW camper van/classic bus, this sturdy walker is fantastic for helping older babies, toddlers and young children to learn how to walk.  What did we like about it?  Stability– I loved how stable this […]

Top STEM Toys/Resources for Kids

STEM toys or STEAM toys as it’s more recently been named, are toys that help children develops their skills and understanding of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths. There’s a whole range of wonderful STEM toys available. Here’s some of our favourites this year, that we’ve thoroughly tried […]

Top Sensory Toys/Resources for Kids

Skip to these resources on our Amazon Shop here Sensory Play (simply put: play that involves one or more of the 5 senses) can be extremely enjoyable for children. In my experience is can be very beneficial and therapeutic for some children with special educational needs.  We often […]

Review: EasyRead Time Teacher Wall Clock

I’m genuinely really excited about writing this post as I’m absolutely in love with this product and very pleased to be able to help others by recommending it.  In my opinion, teaching children to tell the time has to be one of the hardest of the early life […]

Review: My Mood Stars 

For a lot of young children, articulating their emotions can be challenging. It’s no easy task to take a step back and understand why you are feeling a certain way. Let alone choosing the right words to then explain these feelings to someone else. That’s why I was […]