Baby Play on Holiday

What to take, what to borrow and what to reuse whilst on holiday with your littlest travel companion. Read on to find out more and no, it doesn’t involve taking a suitcase full of toys with you!

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Play Dough with no added salt

A recipe with no added salt to try with little learners!

Recently in The Creative Play Hub Toddler and Preschool group, we have been discussing the vast benefits of play dough. During that discussion, we talked about being wary of using play dough with tabies (not quite babies, not quite toddlers) or young toddlers who were still mouthing everything in sight.

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Frozen Yoghurt Paint

Yoghurt painting is one of our staple activities when the children are small. It can be really tricky to find non-toxic paints or ones that are suitable for the under threes, so we’ve found yoghurt mixed with a little food colouring to be a good alternative.

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Books from Day One

the importance of reading from birth.


“When I say to a parent, “read to a child”, I don’t want it to sound like medicine. I want it to sound like chocolate.” 

Mem Fox, Reading Magic
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Making Faces!

The Baby Development Series

There’s no denying that newborn babies are exhausting – the good news is that they are also really easy to entertain! Babies find faces, especially those of their parents, absolutely fascinating. Read on for a few super simple ideas…

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