I am a big fan of tuff spots and ours is used most weeks for various things. One of the things I have struggled with a little, however, is how to mark make on it. We have a standard black tuff spot and stand and I’ve usually just put paper…

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After the rather wet and miserable start to Spring last week this week has been lovely so far! The children have enjoyed being able to get out into the garden and play in their sandpits and kick a football around too. Earlier this week I got the tuff spot out…

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Tuesday seems to have become our ‘at home’ day, a day when we don’t do a great deal other than just ‘be’. This week we managed to do an awful lot including taking a look at the beautiful Elephant’s Umbrella book from Tiny Owl Publishing. It’s a gloriously illustrated book,…

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As a parent there are things that you really don’t want to think about, things like your children being hurt, but it is important to educate them and one of the things I’ve been thinking about for a while now is the idea of stranger danger. I was sent a…

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We have been learning about penguins this past week, at the request of the children so earlier this week I set up a penguin tuff spot for them. To make up the tuff spot I used some home made snow. I used playdough, cloud dough and play snow. See here…

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