The baby books Australia loves! 5 of the best Aussie stories for little ones
There are some baby books Australia simply loves. We’ve compiled a list of 5 fabulous Australian titles guaranteed to foster learning with little ones.
Bath time – 10 ways to make it more fun
Refreshing ideas for the bath … who would have thought of glow sticks …
The Benefits of Baby Swimming
Baby swimming lessons for most parents bring up feelings of elation and pride as they watch baby grow and thrive in the aquatic environment. However, for some parents, they may …
Best Group Activities for Baby to Toddler
Best Group Activities For Babies and Toddlers – Some great ideas to entertain and nurture your children including playgroup, gym, rhyme time and more
8 of The Best Books For Toddlers
Ever been stumped for the next best book for your little one? The Realistic Mum shares a book review of 8 reads for children zero to three years… It can sometimes …
Baby Walkers and Jolly Jumpers
Q&A: Would love your opinions on walkers and jumpers. Good fun? Dangerous? Bad for feet and hips?
Kids love the water, and there are so many ways to incorporate it into playtime. With summer on the way, Jan Jones shares a number of water activities that we can use with our 0-6 year olds that are fun and will keep them entertained for hours.
Best Play Space Ideas for Babies and Toddlers
Babies inhabit the floor – and it is a very different world to what we are used to. Jan Jones, our early childhood expert, challenges us to get down and see things from our baby’s perspective and provides a range of activities to allow us to play at their level.
Creative development in babies and toddlers
Children grow naturally – therefore, given the right environment most will grow into happy well-adjusted human beings. Jan Jones explains how the carer’s rule is to enhance the setting and respond to their interests, answer their questions and cater for their energy, and encouraging them to take advantage of the moment.
Play and learning activities (0-9 months)
Jan Jones provides a comprehensive list of activities that you can use during playtime with your 0-9 month old.
Play and Leisure Resources for your Baby
Jan Jones provides an extensive list of play and leisure activities to stimulate particular areas of learning from birth right up until 12 years old.
Simple handmade toys for baby
Instructions on making a scrunch bag (suitable for 4-18 month olds) plus other homemade toys. There is also information on the value of these toys for babies’ development.
General playtime ideas
Q&A: Hi I was just wanting to know if anyone has any cheap fun, educational, fast ideas I can do with my 15mth old. As I’ve got an 8 week old also n I don’t get a lot of time spare but I don’t want her left out either.