Stuff Kids Love
These blog posts are loaded with stuff kids love. Whether it’s crafting, reading, making, building, playing, places to visit, toy reviews or advice on growing up, we’ve got you covered!
Don’t have Netflix but want great toddler TV shows? Here’s 20 brilliant toddler TV shows that will help with your child’s learning and development for free.
Everyone knows at least one kid that loves dinosaurs! Both my girls absolutely love dinosaurs and have since they were toddlers. So I’ve compiled this short list of the best dinosaur books for toddlers and preschoolers.
Maths is fun. No really, it is! Give this fun maths activity a try with your kids. They will love it. And they’ll learn while they’re playing, which is definitely a winner if you’re stuck for ideas of fun maths home learning activities that also keep the kiddos entertained.
Making your own homemade puzzle for preschoolers is such a super-simple, quick and easy activity to set up for your kids. And it’s just perfect for rainy days.
Pom Pom Pick-Up is a fantastically fun game for kids of all ages. It’s also a great way to help toddlers and preschoolers develop important skills, which older kids can refine by playing too. You have to try it with your kiddos!
#toddlerideas #toddlerplay #toddleractivities
Did you know that sunflowers make great bird feeders?
Find out how to make a sunflower bird feeder. It’s a great nature activity for kids.
#kidsactivity #sunflower #natureplay
Petal art projects are fun and easier than you might think, even if you’re an absolute beginner. It’s a great way to have some creative fun with your kids too.
We all know that play is a great way for toddlers to learn and develop new skills.
But did you know that the toys your toddler plays with could contain dangerous toxins?
Here’s a quick list of 21 toxic free toys for toddlers.
GinGin was very kindly gifted an LOL 3D puzzle from Ravensburger so she could join in with their #positivelypuzzling initiative.
Do you play board games with your kids? We do. And Yahtzee is a family-favourite. Keep reading to find out why.
Add a touch of magic to Christmas with a fabulous letter from Santa. Yes, the real Father Christmas. Read my honest review of Lapland Letters here.
Education is a wonderful thing. Learning new things everyday is possibly the greatest feeling in the world. But what if the things our kids are learning is damaging their feeling of self-worth? Read on to discover how “perfect presentation” caused tears for my 6 year old daughter.
Does the name Alina Morse mean anything to you? No. Me neither. Well, not until about 11:30 this morning.
Casually surfing the net – and being generally unproductive – I stumbled across an article from Entrepreneur. It was all about this 13-year-old girl, Alina Morse.
The title of the article was intriguing enough for me to open it. I anticipated scanning the first few lines, loosing interest and moving on. But, I actually read the whole thing. Plus I came away with some ideas about being successful that I’d like to share with you.
“What do you buy a one year old? Seriously. What the actual heck do you get for them?”
If these words seem familiar then you may have read them in my first ever blog post where I revealed that there was less than eight days to Roo’s first birthday, and I had no clue about what gifts to get her. Well it was Roo’s big-girl-number-one birthday last weekend. And yes – before you start to panic – she did have some presents to open. The only thing I remembered about GinGin’s first birthday was that we went massively overboard with the amount of stuff we got for her. I mean it took her two days to open them all. TWO DAYS! I was determined we wouldn’t make that mistake again.
Seven life-lessons that I really hope my girls will learn early in their lives.
“Don’t be silly mummy; I’ll never go to space.” Declared GinGin so matter of fact. “Oh, and why not?” The question I wish I didn’t have to ask. “Because girls can’t be astronauts!” And there it was. The hammer blow to my chest. Four little words: girls can’t be astronauts. My heart was broken and I was crying inside.