I saw this quote the other day and it touched my soul ✨💫🌙 In my 17 years of studying and teaching in early childhood education I have learnt and seen so much from other educators/parents/adults and the children in my care. One of my pet hates is seeing educators stand over children with a piece of food in their hand and repeat “what do you say?” … Continue reading Respectful Parenting; How can we teach manners authentically?
“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
Melbourne is full of creative people and there are markets all across the city every week. Miss Maker “appreciate the value in Parent/Carer makers and see the merits in their work, and the love that goes into creating, the honesty and also the sanity that it brings to their wonderfully chaotic child filled lives. We support Melbourne Parent/Carer Makers to build and develop their brands. We offer … Continue reading Miss Maker Pop Up Shop – Melbourne
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!