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Oh wow. So the last few weeks have been a bit of a wild ride! I started drafting this post a few weeks ago and already everything has changed completely. In truth, I deliberated writing this post all as I Read more…


There are endless benefits to exposing children to the arts. Study after study cite the positive impact that exposure to the arts has on kids: increased community and school engagement, higher literacy levels, better fine motor skills, greater empathy, just to name a few. Never once have I seen a study saying that the arts don’t benefit kids!


The taby and toddler years can be super hard. If your children are anything like mine, then the chances are they are super busy and in to everything! The fine motor activities I do with mine are always short, sweet Read more…


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…


Meet Myriam from MOTHERCOULD! She is a digital creator and mama to two girls, who lives in sunny Miami, Florida. Myriam makes the most awesome video tutorials on Instagram and is one of the loveliest people on the ‘gram…


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…


This week’s inspirational educator is Jules from Stories of Play! Jules is a preschool teacher turned Chief Household Commanding Officer (I’m personally going to start using this title instead of SAHM too as it sounds waaaay better!) She lives in Read more…


Have you seen the IKEA Flisat table? As soon as I saw it on Little Lifelong Learners Instagram feed, I knew I had to have one! It makes perfect sense for sensory play and even helps to minimise the mess Read more…


I get it….really I do get it. More so than ever now that i’m living in a rental apartment but the fact still remains, the benefits of messy play far outweigh the inconvenience of tidying it all up. Read on Read more…