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Tag: early years


Next year, Z will start school so one of the things that we have been working on in fun ways is name recognition. Whilst it most definitely isn’t a requirement for her to write her own name at this stage, Read more…


The end of August means a start to more structured activities for us. Mr 10 has gone back to school and Z only has one more year left until she begins her school journey. We have been working on number Read more…


If you’re anything like me, you’ve likely gone through countless baby wipe packs already. Start saving them up, so you can use them for this ‘baby peekaboo’ activity. Baby wipe lids Cardboard (we used one side of a box) Glue Read more…


This play dough smells truly delicious! Its seriously easy to make, even with little ones helping out, and can work for summer, autumn or even Christmas time themes. Read on to find out how to make it…


In the first of a series of guest blog posts, Tam from Active Littles has shared with us some fabulous ideas for colour matching activities. Please read on for five ideas to try with your little ones at home…


Many times, sensory play is overthought – there’s the elaborate set ups which are clearly made with love and care, but quite often (or pretty much all the time in our case) It’s the simple ideas that are most engaging…


Meet Zara Demeris from Melbourne Australia. Primary School teacher Zara, is the founder of Play Tribe and an educator at Craftercise. We first bonded over our mutual love for turning everyday objects from around the house into play activities. In Read more…


If you’ve been following along for a while, you’ll know that Z and I have been making play dough together for a while now. Not only is it a great early introduction to cooking, but there’s heaps of learning benefits Read more…


Now that Baby E is, well, not really a baby anymore, I have been keen to try out some ‘taste-safe’ recipes with him. Creating activities that both Mr 1 and Miss 3 can enjoy isn’t always easy, but it does Read more…