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Tag: fine motor skills


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!


Welcome to the unicorn hair salon! Is your little one obsessed with all things unicorn like mine? This might just be the activity for you!


My favourite activities are the ones that work a few skills at once. Why? Because my 3.8 year old daughter needs short, engaging activities. This apple tree threading activity helps to develop several skills…


I’m always on the hunt for taste safe paint option, especially when it comes to Mr E (16 months) so when we had a punnet of sour raspberries on our hands, we decided to utilise them for painting…


Learning to categorise and classify objects is a big part of the early years mathematical curriculum. It helps memory skills and also build visual perception and thinking skills. This Very Hungry Caterpillar activity helped Z (aged 3.8 years) boost these Read more…


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 …


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…


I’ve been working with Mr 15 months on his fine motor skills for a few months now and as he masters each activity, i’m always looking for new ways to challenge him at an appropriate level. Read on to find Read more…


Dinner prep can be hard with a mobile baby in tow – they inevitably want to be with you all the time, but it is of course, super dangerous to have a baby pulling at your legs whilst you are Read more…