DIY Dinosaur Fossils

Over Christmas Monkey had a school take home activity, aka homework all to do with dinosaurs. There were several activities that they suggested but one really struck interest in Monkey – Dinosaur Fossils. Rather than use clay I opted to make some salt dough. Now I don’t have a great record with salt dough, I […]

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EYFS Phonics Resources

Monkey started school in September. I was prepared for a lot of things, the potential upset and adjustment, the making of new friends for him and me, the continual washing of the school uniform… I wasn’t prepared for the homework. Now first of all this is not a dig. I just wasn’t expecting it, yes […]

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5 Minute Fun

The Summer Holidays upon us and along with it the need to keep our little ones entertained constantly. However sometimes it can become a little difficult to think of a continous stream of new play ideas. Fear not, the good people over at Immediate Media have come up with a solution. Fun, free activities for your […]

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Educational Play the Schleich Way

I was recently contacted and asked to review a 16 page brochure which Schleich has created, the guide is designed to give parents ideas to help them get the best out of their child’s playtime, focusing on imaginative play and development. You will know that as a family we are fans of Schleich animals from the […]

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