Pancakes and lent

We love pancakes in our house so this week we had great fun celebrating Shrove Tuesday!  We went for a pretend play tuff tray with all the different ingredients needed to make pancakes. Bobcat has just started getting into pretend play properly so this worked really well for him. I showed him how to 'make' … Continue reading Pancakes and lent

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Valentines

Last week we celebrated Valentine's Day with hearts and lots of red things. For our sensory play we had a red themed tuff tray. I used food colouring and white vinegar to dye rice red, and Bobcat helped pick out lots of red toys to go in it. I decided to go for rice after … Continue reading Valentines

Winnie the Pooh Week

The 18th January is Winnie the Pooh day in honour of A.A. Milne's birth date, and so we decided to celebrate and have Winnie the Pooh week. I love Winnie the Pooh but I wasn't sure how it would work, as a lot of the activities and ideas I had seen were for older children. … Continue reading Winnie the Pooh Week

Snowman day and more

So before Christmas I said I was going to post about snowman day, but then Christmas took over and, although we did it, I never got round to posting about it! Here is what we did for snowman day and a few other Christmassy activities we did too: For our snowman tuff tray activity I … Continue reading Snowman day and more

Apple week

One of my favourite things to do with my kids is theme based play activities. Recently our neighbours tree has been dropping lots of apples into our garden so this last week we had apple week. Usually I only have time to do theme days, but we had some extra time this week so we … Continue reading Apple week