Messy/sensory play

15 Activities for the Half-term Holidays

Half term is fast approaching! How are you going to entertain your little ones? Are you in need of some inspiration? Well, here are 15 great half-term activities from us! 1. Make When in doubt, make something! Here are some of our family favourites! Sock Puppet Plastic Cup Telephone Loom Band Bracelets

Giant Bubbles – the return!

One afternoon this week, Jack was demanding to go outside and play. So despite the fact that it was freezing out there, we got wrapped up and went out into the back garden. While Jack investigated all the toys – and emptied the rain water and leaves out of them! – I started to tidy […]

Homemade Sparkly Blue Playdough – and 3 ways to play

This afternoon, after much nagging from my son, we made some blue, sparkly playdough. He wanted pink for some reason but I got him to settle for the blue today- but not out of any desire to stereotype colours for girls or boys or anything like that!! The recipe we used is really simple: 1 […]

5 easy recipes for sensory fun

Who knew that you could have so much fun with only a handful of household ingredients? Here are the top 5 recipes we have used to make and do! 1. PLAYDOUGH Every child loves to play with playdough! If your child(ren) are anything like mine, they don’t put it away properly and it dries out… So […]

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