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Whilst themes can be considered ‘naff’ to some, I actually think that acknowledging the passing of each season is a really important way of helping little ones understand the world around them. Z (now 3.8 years) has really started to Read more…


Every morning after breakfast, I set my youngest two children up with an activity. These are usually quick, no fuss set ups that are made with everyday items from around the house. Today we followed on from a previous ‘rescue Read more…


I was first interested in the idea of naturally dyed play dough after seeing ideas from my dear friend, The Harmony Tree House. I’m pretty much obsessed with this beetroot dough – just LOOK at the colour. Here’s how to Read more…


The highchair can be a great place for busy toddlers and tabbies to focus on an activity. I’ve asked some of my favourite bloggers from around the globe to contribute to this post on their favourite highchair activities for toddlers, 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…


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…


The term ‘Taby’ is used to describe a child who is not quite a baby and not quite a toddler yet. A taby is mobile, curious and may have a few words but can also get frustrated pretty easily as Read more…