Garden Play Dough

If you’ve been following along for a while, you’ll know that Z and I have been making play dough together for a while now. Not only is it a great early introduction to cooking, but there’s heaps of learning benefits too. Our basic recipe pretty much always stays the same – no need to look at a recipe, but we’re forever adapting and changing ingredients. Read on to find out about our latest play dough session…

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We built a zoo…

out of recycling!

Inspiration often strikes when we have a billion tonnes of recycling to use up! After so many trips to IKEA recently, we have a serious surplus of cardboard. Whilst we always recycle, it seemed like a shame for these huge canvases to be immediately consigned to the yellow bin.

With another baby on the way, I’m not as up for massive messy projects (literally really, since I can no longer hoist myself off of the floor!) so we made use of the dining room table to make ourselves a zoo. This project was inspired byDiscovery Table Week 8: Zoo! Continue reading We built a zoo…

Hot Air Balloon Craft

A simple craft project to try.

Big balloon, big balloon Bigger than the sun and moon. Flying high In the sky Fly, fly and fly and fly!

I’m pretty sure that all parents know the Peppa Pig song, right? If not, I promise that as soon as you listen to it, it’ll be stuck in your head for an eternity! It was well and truly on rotation after a trip to the Canberra Balloon Festival, which takes place every March.

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Ocean themed sensory play ideas.

5 simple ideas to try

The ocean is one of our favourite places to be and sensory play is one of our favourite activities – put them together and it’s a match made in toddler heaven. Most days you’ll find us engaging in some sort of sensory activity and the ocean based themes go down an absolute storm. Here’s a few ideas that you can dive into:

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