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GUYS!!! BIG NEWS!! It’s literally been MONTHS in the making but I’m so beyond excited to announce the launch of two amazing products that will help you TRANSFORM PLAYTIME. The first is a specially curated FINE-MOTOR SKILLS box by the amazing The Creative Toy Shop, packed with lots of tools and materials for helping your […]

Transform Playtime with 27 Simple Fun Ideas for Developing Fine Motor Skills

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It’s been a while since I set up #toddlerartinvitations for my girls so this afternoon while they were playing out in the yard, I set up a simple invitation to paint with rice cereal paints and old makeup brushes (thanks to my SIL who did a massive cleanup of her things recently 😆✌🏼). Click here to see […]

REVIEW: Invitation to Create with Rice Cereal Paints (Soundsations’ Sensory Play Prompts)

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So so stoked to receive a special little package in the mail this morning and it couldn’t have come at a better time to entertain Miss 2 as I woke up with a massive headache today (thanks to a certain tiny little person who cried off and on pretty much the entire night). This stunning […]

REVIEW: Invitation to Create a Small World with Wild Heart’s Play Sensory Playdough Kit

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Day 10/31 days of #toddlerartinvitations  When it was reeeeally hot a couple of days ago, I decided to freeze a couple of massive ice blocks in preparation for a perfect cooling down invitation to create on the next hot day we had and that day was today. It went up to 37-38 deg and I was […]

Invitation to Paint on Big Blocks of Ice with Food Colouring – Day 10/31 Days of Invitation to Create Challenge

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Day 9/31 days of #toddlerartinvitations. This is an accidental invitation to create art with coloured rice on our tuff tray. Sometime last week, I dyed rice in a couple of Christmassy colours, intending to join in with Amy @playfullittlelearners’ #playfullittlechristmas challenge a few days ago. Unfortunately we didn’t make it then. But today when hubs got called in […]

Invitation to Create with Coloured Rice – Day 9/31 Days of Invitation to Create Challenge

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  Introduced goop/oobleck to Miss 15mo for the first time today. It’s just 2 parts cornflour, 1 part water and food colouring of your choice. I kept the set up really simple and minimal so she could focus on simply exploring this new sensory medium. Even though she was initially excited, she became hesistant, then […]

Stories of Play – 10 Min Setup for a 2 Sec Play. Is it Worth It?

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“What Is She Making?” I sent these couple of pictures from today’s sensory play with Miss 15mo to my family and my dad’s first question was “What is this? Is it modern art?” I sighed inwardly and wondered what to reply. To be honest, I get that a lot, from what I do with Miss […]

The Process of Play – What Happens When They Play