Category: Early Primary


I created this felt seasonal tree with the help of my eldest so that he could better understand the passing of the seasons. At the time, we were living in Australia where everything felt a little ‘topsy-turvey.’ Read on for some crafty inspiration…


I just love Christmas! In Vienna, the famous Christmas markets have just started so it’s really hard not to get into the spirit of things. Whilst we have held off on decorating the house, preparing for festive activities has been in full swing. This play dough box is the perfect activity for little ones to try.


Are you looking for a Halloween activity with loads of learning opportunities? Try this web craft. I made this with my son (8) on a slow Sunday afternoon – read on to find out how we did it.


A letter reveal can be a really fun way of helping little learners with recognition. Whether it be name recognition, phonics or an uppercase / lowercase match, this activity can be applied in a whole host of different ways. Read on to find out how…


This whole sensory activity was inspired by the ‘treasure chest’ egg carton! Z (3.6 years) really loves to say ‘x marks the spot’ so we’ve gone slightly pirate themed …


Have you ever felt like you spend more time preparing an activity than the children spend playing with it? When I was a new mum, I spent so much time and effort creating activities that felt like they were played Read more…


Can your child count to 10 (or more) easily, but struggle when it comes to recognising numbers? That’s because the two skills are different! Whilst Z (3.8 years) can happily count, she can currently only recognise a few numbers. To Read more…


Playdough is our absolute favourite play resource. Its a fantastic sensory tool but without the mess associated with other sensory forms of play. Now that I’m a mama of three, the playdough is out on a daily basis. So here Read more…


Inspiration often strikes when we have a billion tonnes of recycling to use up! After so many trips to IKEA recently, we have a serious surplus of cardboard. Whilst we always recycle, it seemed like a shame for these huge Read more…