✨✨ Playdough is my fave way to use essential oils, after diffusing and in a roller bottle, and is also my fave sensory play experience for children. Once you have experienced the effective power of essential oils, incorporating oils into your lifestyle and daily routine is the next natural step. For many people, that daily routine includes children. Many parents wonder, “Are essential oils safe … Continue reading Aromatherapy Playdough
“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
We have a lemon tree out the back of our house and this year we have had heaps of lemons grow. Last year we only got 3 lemons off the tree…Strange! So this year I thought I would try as many recipes with lemon in as I can. I need to do more because so far I have only done Lemon Meringue Pie, Lemon Honey, … Continue reading Lemon Play Dough
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!
I have been looking for a recipe to make some simple biscuits for Marley to eat that are not full of sugar and so I found the recipe HERE and did my own version. Ingredients: 2 x Bananas 1 C Oats (I used quick oats) You can add really anything else you want: chocolate chips, craisins, coconut, chia seeds, peanut butter, grated carrot, spices… I added 1 … Continue reading 2 Ingredient Toddler Cookies
Crikey!! It’s Australia day next week! 26th of January, and what better way to celebrate than with some beautiful Australian iconic goodies. Check out 9 of my Aussie favorites! Alphabet Frieze is from Ozzilla Aussie Munchies chunky puzzle from Confetti Kids Australian Flag Dress from Hello Audrey Australian Cookie Cutters from Bisk-Art Austalia Treasure Board from One Two Tree Colouring Book A is for Australia from Colour Me Art Australian … Continue reading Australia Day!
Here is another easy recipe just in time for Christmas! Perfect for holiday baking with the children or you can give them as a gift for a loved one! This recipe is from our guest blogger Kara Brown. Kara is a knowledgeable and experienced baker, cake master, nanny, Mum and also pregnant with her second child. Kara will be sharing a recipe on the blog each … Continue reading Christmas Chocolate Afghans
Have you seen Little Blox? They are beautiful blocks that are handmade from Tasmanian Oak. Scandi inspired blocks that are educational and beautiful. Painted and sealed with non toxic paint, so safe for babies to play with and chew on. Blocks come in a cotton tie bag. Colours can be customized to suit any decor. From the children’s bedroom to the living room. I love … Continue reading Little Blox
Ooooh Christmas is only weeks away! What Christmas baking do you have planned? I’m so happy to introduce a new guest blogger Kara! I have known Kara since we went to Intermediate many years ago! She is a knowledgeable and experienced baker, cake master, nanny, Mum and also pregnant with her second child. Kara will be sharing a recipe on the blog each month! … Continue reading Gingerbread Cookies (Egg Free)
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