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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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Craft Stick Pull

Tabies (not quite a baby, not quite a toddler) are full of curiosity so when I knew we had a holiday coming up, I was admittedly a little concerned as to how we’d keep my 14 months occupied… Going on Read more…

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Sian Thomas

Sian Thomas

Sian is the founder of Teach Investigate Play. She helps parents navigate the early years by providing meaningful and simple activities. She also owns 'Get Set Social Media' - a social media consultancy for small businesses. From the UK, now living in Vienna (via Australia). About page has more!

Toddler Play

Playful toddler ideas.

Preschool Play

Preparing for School.

Simple Sensory Play for Preschoolers: Afternoon Tea

This sophisticated sensory play activity is just perfect for preschoolers. It has all of the benefits of sensory play whilst also immersing your little one in the world of dramatic play.

All you need for this activity are everyday items from around the house – happy playing!

‘Fireworks’ Pre-Writing Tray

With Christmas over so quickly and a long winter ahead, we’re increasingly using our DIY lightbox for activities. Read on to find out how to create this ‘fireworks’ tray at home. You will need: IKEA Flisat table with ‘trosfast’ trays Read more…

5 play ideas for ‘Frozen’ Fans

It’s fair to say that we’ve gone a little crazy for all things Frozen themed lately as Z is just so excited about Frozen II coming out. Here are 5 ideas that you can try with your little frozen fans Read more…