The lovely team at Michael O’Mara and Buster Books have sent me some lovely activity books over the past month…. here are my thoughts on them. The Playmobil Annual. I used to love getting annuals for Christmas – always packed full of puzzles and stories and the Playmobil annual is…

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I was thrilled to see that Manchester Art Gallery offer  Baby Art sessions, it is one of the things I am thankful for that I live in such a wonderful city, and am just 22 minutes away on the train from the city centre. I rarely take advantage of all…

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I am a big fan of using everyday items in our play with Daniel and Emma. It’s easy to forget that everything is new to a baby and toddler and that they can take great delight in exploring the everyday and, to us, mundane objects that surround us. One of…

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As I mentioned here my cousin won tickets to a local children’s play centre called The Sunflower Centre in Hyde Let me start by saying the centre and it’s set up is pretty impressive. It has something called Sunflower Street which is an area where there are all different types…

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Sorry for the silence over the past week. Lots of things I want to do…but so little time!! However, I seem to have been on a bit of a winning streak!! Like many people, I like to enter competitions on facebook, twitter and blogs. I have a had a few…

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