DIY Calming and quiet time glitter bottle

Quiet time glitter bottle

Unlike calming glitter bottles, a quiet time glitter bottle is designed for children who are just needing moments of rest and relaxation, rather than needing to reverse a feeling of anger or frustration. They are so simple to make and lovely for children to watch.   The toddler years can be the time that grey hair spouts the quickest and lets not even talk about the tantrums. The good news for all those who have a young child, particularly those who seem to be a bundle of energy, you are not alone and I have a simple strategy that you can use to encourage a little bit of … [Read More...]

decorating party hats

Decorating party hats

Children love to get creative using odd of bits and pieces found from around the home.  Here is a simple activity in decorating party hats, which children as … [Read More...]

playing with homemade glittery oobleck goo

Glittery Goo

This glittery goo was so very easy to make and can be whipped together using only 3 ingredients. Often called 'oobleck', this sparkly oozy … [Read More...]

Simple and easy weetbix slice recipe kids can help make

Weetbix slice kids can make

Weetbix slice kids can make I love getting into the kitchen and cooking with Possum (2.5 years) whenever I can. I admit I'm not a fancy cook, but fortunately kids … [Read More...]

handmade wrapping paper with cardboard shape stamps

Cardboard shape stamps

    We always have lots of painting activities on our 'to do' list and I was pleased to finally get around to doing this one, cardboard shape stamps. It's not a new … [Read More...]

How to make sherbet. Simple recipe that is also a great science activity for kids

How to make sherbet

Kids love science and this is one activity that also provides a sensory taste sensation that some might really enjoy. Here is a basic recipe in how to make … [Read More...]

DIY fine motor activity of threading straw beads

DIY threaded straw necklace

Possum (2.5 years) is very much into making things at the moment, especially things that can be worn. The weather has been very cold lately and so we have found … [Read More...]

Coloured number counting tubes for kids

Coloured Counting Tubes

It is absolutely true to say that before learning to count a child needs to understand 'one to one correspondence', which is having the skills to be able to match an … [Read More...]