Autumn Sensory Storytelling Tray

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At the start of autumn I made a Gruffalo storytelling basket for Edie It has been used lots and lots By all the children And has rekindled our love of all things Gruffalo Since then I have made a few … Continue reading 

Home Education: Iggy Peck Play Day

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On Thursday we hosted a Home Education Learning Through Play Day Inspired by the book Iggy Peck Architect We had 24 children here with their grown ups For 5 hours of construction themed activities I absolutely loved planning this day … Continue reading 

The Gruffalo Story Basket

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After our recent Gruffalo Hunting expeditions Edie has a new favourite story She LOVES The Gruffalo And can now identify all the animals in the book Including butterfly, dragonfly, kingfisher and woodpecker Edie loves to listen along to the first … Continue reading 

Five For A First: Bath Books

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Continuing my series of recommendations For gifts for a first birthday Gift ideas that work for older babies And young toddlers Today I want to tell you about some bath books We LOVE books in our house And have them … Continue reading 

12 Ways To Play With Your Baby Today


On the eve of my last baby’s first birthday I am sharing 12 ways you can play with your baby One for every month of Edie’s first year I am feeling very reflective this evening With my soon to be … Continue reading 

Five For A First: Water Tables


With the temperatures rising And a first birthday on the horizon I am water table window shopping And thought I would share My five favourite finds Five water tables Fit for a first birthday Made to last well beyond And … Continue reading 

Perfectly Padded Playmat from Jaycee Baby: A Review


Edie is our fifth and final baby Because of that she is the queen of hand me downs With four siblings before her We really do have all the baby paraphernalia we need And more The only things that David … Continue reading