Family life · Sensory play

10 ideas for celebrating Valentines Day with the kids!

I LOVE the whole pink / red / heart thing that February brings. I end up decorating the house a little in honour of St.Valentine and indulge that side of me that really does like a bit of romance. I am sharing today some of the things that we have done in the past and… Continue reading 10 ideas for celebrating Valentines Day with the kids!

Family life · Sensory play

Welcome to Bovis Village!

Today J asked for me to recreate a play activity that we had done over a year ago. I didn’t think it had been that big of a deal, but it seemed to have made an impression on him and he wanted it done again, so we did. It has been a fab day! The… Continue reading Welcome to Bovis Village!

Art and Crafts · Family life · Sensory play · Uncategorized

Top o’ the mornin til ya!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Just a little post to share what we have been up to today. Nothing too rad to be fair but fun none the less 🙂 Making mosaic shamrocks – tissue paper / pva glue / a rather poorly drawn shamrock by mum! St. Patrick inspired playdough – creating rainbows with pipe cleaners /… Continue reading Top o’ the mornin til ya!

Daily Routine · Family life · Fashion · Uncategorized

What we’re loving around here, right now!

A different kind of post for me this evening, but I thought I’d share some of the things that we’ve been loving around here! Some things for the kids, some things for the family as a whole and some things for me – nothing too exciting I have to admit, but for us it’s bringing… Continue reading What we’re loving around here, right now!

Sensory play · Uncategorized

Splish, splash, splosh!

Evening folks. *Looooooooooooooooong exhale* Monday evening, kids are in bed, time to chill – a little! Need to try to get the washing machine going again – I think a sock or something has got stuck, need to mop the kitchen floor – I spilled and squashed a tub of VERY soft blueberries, and I… Continue reading Splish, splash, splosh!

Literacy Activities · Numeracy activities · Sensory play

Who thought it would be such a hit?!

This week we’ve been doing a few play activities with a hidden intention of learning our colours for S and L. This particular one from yesterday was a BIG HIT, all 3 of the kids LOVED it and have been playing with it again today. It was so simple but so effective and provided lots of opportunity… Continue reading Who thought it would be such a hit?!

Art and Crafts · Daily Routine · Family life · Sensory play

A day in the life……….highlights!

Good Afternoon everyone! (Saying that takes me right back to 3pm in school and a classroom full of pupils desperate for the bell to go and for me to say those magic words!!) I can’t believe it is Friday already! This week has just flown by! And I had great intentions of doing “A day… Continue reading A day in the life……….highlights!