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Baby Play

Simple baby play ideas.

5 Benefits of Regular Tummy Time

The very early days and months with baby are HARD. The midwives and healthcare visitors will encourage you to do ‘tummy time’ but that’s sometimes easier said than done. See these 5 benefits of regular tummy time sessions.

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Christmas Themed Sensory Bottles for Babies

Christmas is, of course, one of the most magical, sparkliest times of the year. It’s a sensory feast for the eyes and there are so many things your little one will want to grab. The problem is, a lot of Christmas decorations aren’t suitable for very small babies to explore. Our solution? Pop them in to a sensory bottle!

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Sian Thomas

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Toddler Play

Playful toddler ideas.

Preschool Play on Holiday

As a family we regularly travel. Overtime, I have learnt what works really well on holiday and what can be left at home. The short story is: you don’t need to pack bags and bags of toys!

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Preschool Play

Preparing for School.

homemade pumpkin spice play dough

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Play Dough

When it comes to Autumn, I’m really quite predictable. I love cosy jumpers, long walks and a good old pumpkin spice latte. I’ve wanted to make this play dough for some time, yet couldn’t source any pumpkin spice mix (it Read more…

apple-cinnamon play dough

Apple-Cinnamon Play Dough

If you want a versatile resource for Autumn, look no further than homemade playdough! Every 6 weeks or so we make a brand new batch of dough and this time around, we’ve gone for an apple theme. Read on below Read more…

autumn themed tinker tray

Autumn Themed Tinker Tray

This is a quick post as the whole idea behind tinker trays and loose parts play is to let the child explore and discover for themselves. Read on to see what we’ve included…