We know that children learn through play, however, playing isn’t the only way for them to learn
The possibilities are endless for what you can use for messy play & in general most of the messy play activities can be set up quickly with things around the house. Food is amazing for recipe play, either exploring it as it is or mixing it to create a messy fun recipe. What’s even better is that using food means that it is taste safe & you can enjoy the messy play with your baby (6+ months).
I have to admit Summer Holidays always used to fill me with dread when Leila as little, all classes stopped & playgroup closed but for the past few years I don’t dread it & actually look forward to the 6 weeks holiday & no routine!
So, here’s my 5 top tips to make playtime easier this summer:
Before starting to Potty Train, it is important that your child is ready, if you try too soon it will be stressful for you & your child plus likely to be unsuccessful too so here’s the 5 signs your toddler is ready to potty train.
Eating out with kids isn’t the relaxing treat that it used to be!
Don’t get me wrong it is lovely to not have to cook but trying to get children to sit for long periods isn’t always easy & can sometimes feel a little stressful in a busy restaurant.
Here’s my top 5 activities to keep the kids entertained: when eating out:
Can you remember when you were little, how we had to entertain ourselves & play independently?
However do you find that it’s something your little one isn’t willing to do?
Its 5’Oclock and you look longingly at the clock. ‘Is it bedtime yet!?’
Then when it comes around it’s either like WW3 or you feel like you’re toddler would give ‘Deal or No Deal’s’ banker a run for their money. Would you believe me if I told you that it could be simpler?
Laura Thompson from Sleepy Sweet Pea has some top tips for you to help your bedtimes run more smoothly!
Here’s a no prep activity your child can enjoy at home. Spring is on the way & it’s so lovely to spend more time outside so a perfect activity is to have fun gathering ingredients to make a garden Soup. It encourages your toddler to release some energy, be mindful & creative whilst exploring nature. Bucket/Tub […]
Tuff Trays are great for playtime & here’s how they encourage playtime from Jacqui from Tiger Moon.
It is important that your little one gets 3 hours of physical activity every day to encourage healthy growth & development.
3 hours seems like a long time but it isn’t all high impact exercise, in fact all you need to do is allow your little one to keep active & on the move through play during the day.