Always been fascinated by the sounds of the crystal glasses. It turns out any cheap wine glass does the job. To do it with your kids is best to have a waterproof base and stick the glasses to the base with tape. Pour different quantities of water to the glasses as this results in different […]
We play with bubbles all the time, but never tried this until today. Great variation.
Get some tape and balls from the ball pit and make garlands. Short activity, but they can use the tape several times so worth making a few attempts to practice colour sorting and various designs.
Easy sensory bin play with uncooked pasta and autumn related materials (cones, nuts, chestnuts, leaves and other natural materials). Just let the children mix and play. My eldest made me pizza, soups and pasta.
Snails are so easy to find and very interesting for little ones. Just get a snai or too and add some water and some bread to a plate. Place it on it and wait until they get out to eat. Might help to bring them close to the bread to sense the smell. They might […]
This is an easy and colourful summer activity. You need water, flowers and kitchen utensils (I added flower buttons too and she pretended the were salt and spices). These flowers were gathered from the ground after a big storm. I felt bad for them, but at least I got the most of them. You can […]
I have been waiting for a hot day to do this for a while now & it finally came. You need a big tarpaulin sheet, a water hose and one or more kids in swimming costumes. Just lie down the sheet on a flat surface (grass to avoid accidents) if you want puddles, or downhill […]
Here are some ideas of toys for when you are in holiday or at someone else’s house. 1. Pegs – my little ones like sorting them, clip them to clothes, throw them in a basket from distance, making patterns. You can also hang a low string and give them some clothes for pretend washing. They […]
I had a big bag of documents needing shredded and did it with the help of my wee one. Once finished, we put all the paper in a paddling pool and both my kids went in it. For the baby I put a few toys in and made sure she is not trying to eat […]