There’s nothing I love more than getting my children outside – even when it’s raining. In fact, we particularly like going out when it’s raining, because the garden transforms into a whole new wet and wonderful world to play games like… 1. Jumping in puddles It’s a classic. Just don some welly boots…
September 24, 2018
Children can learn new skills, have fun, play and develop self-confidence by spending time in the garden tending plants and growing their own food.
July 30, 2018
Active games for energetic toddlers Toddlers are positively buzzing with energy most of the time! Here are some simple activities to help burn off some of that energy, and also help develop those all-important gross motor skills. Many of these ideas can be done outdoors or indoors – but don’t be afraid to don a…
June 28, 2018
We are delighted to share Daisy’s visual eBook on ‘Children’s Picture books and learning through play’ which comprises of her work carried out at University
April 5, 2018
Children use their senses to explore and make sense of the world around them; they do this by touching, tasting, smelling, seeing, moving and hearing. Some parents assume sensory = messy! or simply aren’t aware how important sensory stimulation is for children’s learning and development. Sensory play is quite big in the world of Special…
October 10, 2017
When approaching Puberty, this is a time for a whole new set of worries for parents, as friends become more influential, children want to be independent, and hormones kick in.
July 20, 2016
During this period of ‘Middle Childhood’, your child will experience new situations such as making new friends as well as mastering new skills.
June 30, 2016
Preschoolers will have a better grasp of their own physical movements and play with a lot more intent. We look at how you can further support their development through play.
May 27, 2016
Supporting your Toddler’s Development through Play is a lot more different now as your little one will surely be looking to move around and explore…
April 27, 2016
Encouraging Children to Play OutsideBy Georgina Dalton 1 Bringing Back Outdoor Play! As adults, most of us have hazy memories of long summer holidays as children spent playing out with friends, teddy bears’ picnics in the garden, learning to ride a bike without stabilisers around the block, building dams in the streams in the woods and…
April 13, 2016