Spring is almost upon us and that means warmer weather and great conditions for gardening. Gardening 4 kids have shared some fun and practical ideas to get the kids outdoors and active in the garden this spring.
Let’s talk about SLIME (and the best alternative slime recipes that will be safe for your whole family!) Slime is the current sensory play trend filling our screens and making …
The Kmart kid’s cubby house for only $199 is the bargain of the century and parents all over the country are getting creative with how they can tizzy them up …
What your child develops during creative play. Your child will be developing emotions, developing language skills, developing gross and fine skills during creative play
Do you have active kids? Are you always looking for new ways to entertain them? Would you like to go on an adventure that is a tonne of fun for adults as well as the little ones? I’ve got one word for you… “Geocaching”!
Play comes naturally to most children. They love to explore, poke at things and move them about in ways that they’re probably not designed to be moved. In doing all of these things that we often look at as ‘messy’ or ‘destructive’, our children are exploring and learning. They are learning in the most valuable way – through play!
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.
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.
Block play can do more than simply entertain your toddler. Our early childhood expert, Jan Jones, explains how it can help with their development, and the best ways to implement it.
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.
This is good for younger children, just in case they eat it. Regular playdough contains LOTS of salt. Note that salt is a preservative, so this will not keep as long. It should still last a week or more in an air tight container in the fridge. See the microwave option for a less messy pot.