Nuts, bolts and washers are fun for kids to play with. Great for developing fine motor skills too.

Playing with nuts, bolts and washers

Your children will love playing with nuts, bolts and washers. Sure they aren't something you'd first think to offer your child to play with but they really are fun and great for developing fine motor skills and other important mathematical concepts.  One of Possum's (aged 3.5 years) favourite places to visit is our local hardware store. She loves the trolleys that look like race cars and browsing the aisles for anything that might be good for our home. Lets be honest, who doesn't love a good hardware store?  On our recent visit I came across a huge range of nuts, bolts and … [Read More...]

Playing with playdough with different spices and smells. Wonderfully scented

Strong smelling playdough

The world is full of many different smells; some weird, wonderful and breathtakingly bad. In this post I use basic playdough and a mixture of strong smelling powders … [Read More...]


Baby play sensory bag

Struggling to know how to entertain your baby? Well here is simple play idea that is easy to make at home and your little one will have lots of fun with it. It's a … [Read More...]

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Johnson's ® is a company name that is familiar to most people, especially parents who care about their babies skin. It's a brand with products that have … [Read More...]

pretty twirling ribbon wands

Simple twirling ribbon wands

These beautiful and simple twirling ribbon wands are great fun for kids. Perfect way to get them moving their body and possibly incorporating a little imaginary play … [Read More...]


Paper plate crowns

Children of all ages will have fun making simple paper plate crowns or hats. They are easy to make and a great way for children to get creative and possibly get … [Read More...]