We have been learning about Penguins this past week so I was keen to set up a tuff spot for the children to play with their penguins on. I was thinking of ideas on how to make snow (for our Penguin Tuff Spot), which isn’t in great supply naturally in…

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Mr D and Miss E have developed a fascination with all things dinosaurs in recent weeks. Thanks in no part to the awful Harry and the Dinosaurs books. The children LOVE these books and after sharing a couple of post on instagram and facebook it seems they’re a bit of…

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A few weeks ago the children and I were chatting and I made some reference to milk coming from cows. Mr D looked at me as if I was mad so I decided that we really ought to do a bit of something around where food comes from. I’ve had…

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Last year I bought a tuff spot for the children, and we really don’t use it enough. I am hoping that in the summer we will be able to get it out in the garden for some outdoor painting and arts and crafts. I’ve been busy gathering various bits and…

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Children often learn by mimicking the actions of parents and carers. Daniel and Emma like to join in with things that the see us doing. Daniel has in the past month got really interested in cleanliness and bathtime habits and pretends to put shampoo and talcum powder on his bears.…

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