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Category: Preschool


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…


We seem to do a lot of ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ activities around here. This is largely because familiar stories can help make activities more engaging. Bear Hunt is a very familiar story for us – we often Read more…


If you have a toddler or preschooler at home, you’ve probably come to the conclusion already that numbers can be tricky for little learners. Counting by rote, 1:1 correspondence and recognising numbers do not go hand in hand. In short, Read more…


Every single Autumn, I go a little overboard on buying pumpkins. I recently bought a huge basket from the local florist and so i’ve been figuring out ways to use them. The husband would prefer it if I actually just Read more…


When we lived in Canberra, we regularly visited Jackson Pollock’s Blue Poles at the National Gallery of Australia. Inspired by this, we got very messy to make some Pollock inspired process art.


This simple Autumn themed rice bin will keep a range of ages occupied. Both my 17 m/o and 3 year old loved this activity..


We all know that pumpkin decorating can get a little… well competitive. Whilst there are some truly awesome creations out there, most would be impossible for a little one to achieve. Here is one of the simplest ways to decorate Read more…


This really simple cloud dough recipe is great to try with little learners – in fact, get them involved with MAKING the dough too!


Ahhh Autumn! It’s by far my most favourite season. I just love the change in temperature – much better for going on long, family walks and I just love the scents and spices associated with autumn too. Read on to Read more…