Arts · Life · Mathematics · Science

Fine Motor Work, Life-Cycles and Counting – Oh My!

Ok, hands up, who is melting in this heatwave we’re having? I am Scottish, a West Coaster no less, I’m used to Dull, Wet and Windy 364 days a year. I will never tolerate anything more than 23 degrees and that has to be with a strong breeze. This 30+ malarkey is finishing me off… Continue reading Fine Motor Work, Life-Cycles and Counting – Oh My!

Life

Product Review! Orchard Toys: Farm Opposites Matching Puzzles

Over the last few weeks we have started collecting up some games from Orchard Toys after seeing a number of positive reviews and suggestions from a variety of sources and of course our own research, it seemed like a logical choice. Once of the first games we ordered was this one Farm Opposites Matching Puzzles.… Continue reading Product Review! Orchard Toys: Farm Opposites Matching Puzzles

Life · Practical Life

White Post Farm & The PJ Masks!

After the stressful week we had, with the looming General Election (which in my opinion has not gone well and feeling quite worried about the UK’s very uncertain future right now) and L’s heart appointment yesterday, it was really great to have something fun and positive to look forward to today. White Post Farm is… Continue reading White Post Farm & The PJ Masks!

Mathematics · Science · Sensorial

Slugs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails.

I love snails, I always have. I know they are a gardeners nightmare, but their cute little antennae and uniquely patterned shells and squidgy little bodies just make me go “awww”. It’s a weakness. They’re also so innocuous and easy going they make a fabulous, easy subject to study for toddlers. Moving slowly definitely has… Continue reading Slugs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails.