Lemon Play Dough

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

Halloween Ideas

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

Messy Play with Shaving Cream

Shaving cream is a great messy activity to do with children aged about one and up.  We used a budget brand shaving cream and I gave the can to Tyson (who’s 4) to squirt out onto the table.  He carefully squirted it onto the table. I then showed Tyson the dye droppers and explained to only do one or two drops or it will be … Continue reading Messy Play with Shaving Cream

Messy Play with Shredded Paper

Playing with shredded paper is so much fun.  It is such a fun activity to do with babies, toddlers and young children.  I did it with Kaiah when she was 10 months and Tyson when he was 3.  My friend Haylee (their Mum) saved up all the paper from the shredded paper machine for me to use.  I started by pulling all the paper out … Continue reading Messy Play with Shredded Paper

Sand in my shoes…

So I have started relieving as a kindergarten teacher for an agency this week and went to some interesting day cares and government kindergartens.  I had forgotten about the feeling you get everyday of sand in the shoes……socks……toes…….. floor……..fingernails….. hair…..bra…undies.  Seriously everywhere but yesterday I realized I had forgotten this feeling and It made me feel like I was having a good day and I … Continue reading Sand in my shoes…