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

Cars party

Last weekend we celebrated Bobcats 3rd birthday with a cars themed birthday party. He would watch the Disney films every day if we let him so it felt like a fitting theme! I was inspired by Buggy and Buddy and Heather bird photography to create a bean based sensory tray with a car ramp into it. (This picture was … Continue reading Cars party

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

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

Rainbow party

Last weekend we celebrated little monkeys first birthday with a rainbow themed party.  We had lots of rainbow themed food - a fruit rainbow (strawberries, satsuma, melon, green grapes, blueberries, purple grapes), a vegetable/savoury rainbow (tomatoes, carrots, yellow pepper, cucumber and purple wafer snacks), smarties, rainbow cookies and rainbow fingers (chocolate fingers dipped in melted … Continue reading Rainbow party

Bonfire night

The plan had been to do lots of fire and firework themed activities for bonfire night this year, but then we got the dreaded bug and it all didn't quite go to plan. We did eventually manage to do a couple of sensory play activities I had planned though. The first was firework gloop. We … Continue reading Bonfire night