“The land is where our roots are. The children must be taught to feel and live in harmony with the earth” Maria Montessori. In my love of collecting pieces from nature, I have passed it onto my son. A couple of months ago we were walking to a late rugby league game and there was a lot of foot traffic. “That leaf! I need that … Continue reading Using Nature in Play – Our favourite loose parts to use at home
Easter is coming up really soon, and not every parent wants there child eating a truck load of chocolate. So I’ve put together nine of my favourites from Instagram. Click on the links below to view their websites! Easter Sonny Angel Dolls from Invite Me Shop Bunny print from Frankie and Co Designs Easter pastel wreath from Little Puddles Crochet Bunny from Full Tilt Nanna Chalk eggs from Micador Egg Puzzle … Continue reading Our Easter Faves!
Halloween is coming soon! Are you celebrating? What are you doing? I love celebrating Halloween with children. It’s really just an excuse to dress up and have decorations and games, not celebrate evil like other people may think. It’s just a bit of fun!! And an excuse to eat lollies of course. I threw a big party many years ago when I was a nanny/party planner. … Continue reading Halloween Ideas
This is one of the easiest painting to set up when children come over to my house. It creates very little mess and is great for the children developing those fine motor skills and pincer grip. I like to pour the paint into an ice cube tray or a silicone tray for easy access and no spillage. Once the children are finished you can just … Continue reading Cotton bud Painting