Kids love listening to stories, but they also love telling stories. I love to encourage my kids to tell me stories based on the pictures in a book, but sometimes it's cool to get them to make up stories all on their own...Read More
Anything that has kids doing something creative (and not watching screens) is a win in my eyes, so it likely won’t surprise you when I say I love activity books.
Colouring books, puzzle books, craft books, I love them all. But here are four of my current favourites...Read More
I'm always looking for easy activities to bring along in the car or to restaurants/cafes to keep the kids quiet (and still). Even if it's only for five minutes.
Shoelace threading is a great activity because it requires fine motor skills for both the threading and the unthreading...Read More
Kids love stories—hearing them, preforming them, making them up! And they love puppets—playing with them, making them, putting on a show.
You can use just about anything as a puppet theatre: a couch, a table, a piece of cardboard. But sometimes it's cool to make something extra special...Read More
Looking for a fun indoor activity for the holidays or a rainy day (or both)? Why not make a flag banner. It’s really easy, and it will keep the kids occupied for ages (maybe?!?)...Read More
Looking for an easy craft to do in the holidays? How about making some crazy aliens? This craft is really easy, but the kids will love making weird and wacky creatures. And the best part? The messier the picture, the better the result!...Read More
What's not to love about play dough? The kids try to eat it, it ends up all over the floor and it gets stuck in your carpet. No, but seriously, play dough it awesome. And it ticks so many boxes: sensory play, imaginative play, cooking practice and...Read More
Loved last week's Wombat Stew Book Play? Well, this week how about A Squash and a Squeeze by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler?...Read More
I love all things miniature, so it was inevitable that I would end up buying a dollhouse for my two girls. I found a scratched up second hand one that is just perfect for not-so-careful little ones, but I found it really hard to find small dolls that I liked ...Read More
Forgot to buy the Christmas wrapping paper and it's Christmas eve? Here's an idea ...Read More