It’s the weekend before easter, and as most families will be rushing out to stock pile their chocolate eggs and bunnies, take a moment to think, do I really need ALL of this sugar? Last year I probably gained about 3 kilograms over the Easter period. I kid you not. We had some friends over… Read More “Egg-cellent” Non Sugar Alternatives for this Easter
I’ve been dealing with a bit of “mommy guilt” the past two weeks, feeling like I hadn’t given the boys any fun activities to play or do, though I am an advocate of “let them be bored”. My eldest is going through a HUGE “arts and crafts” spree and every morning wakes up asking to… Read More Edible Sensory Play – Chocolate mud
Any mom of boys will relate to the frustration of finding little “Hot Wheels” or dinky cars lying about absolutely everywhere. Pick any one of my handbags and I can guarantee you will find a car of some sort in it. I find them everywhere, in my car, my bed side drawer, my under wear… Read More DIY storage solution for Hot Wheels cars
There are so many wonderful ways to fill and to play with sensory trays and I love any excuse to find a theme to create one. If you follow my instagram and facebook pages you will see a lot more of my other ideas for sensory bins, we do slime, animal environments, snow, rainbow rice, anything I can really! Sensory play has a lot to do with the nervous system… Read More Valentine Themed Sensory Bin
So I’ll admit it, I’m a bit of a “Pintrest” mum…. Because with such great ideas out there, who has time to come up with their own original ideas right ? With it being “holiday season” with various mid year breaks coming up its perfect timing to get some new ideas on how to spend… Read More 5 toddler friendly Science experiements
We started a tradition in our house of making salt dough ornaments and keep sakes for Christmas to give out to family members and friends. What I love most about these Salt Dough ornaments is that they literally have 3 ingredients and you will definitely have everything in your kitchen !
A soft, fizzy dough to make sandcastles with the magically turns into a playdough consistency, this recipe literally has it all for kids and may just have become my favourite ! We started off by combining equal amounts of cornflour (cornstarch) and bicarbonate of soda. I was running out of cornflour so I think my
I did it! I finally got around to trying out this “slime” recipe and I am ecstatic, it is by far the most favourite one I have done. I say “slime” because it’s not really a “slimy” texture. It’s more of a super soft playdough, or a combination of playdough with the viscosity of slime.
If you follow me on instagram you would have seen that this week we were given some awesome products from Zimpli Kids to try out with the boys. Gelli Baff and Slime Baff were designed for bath time or water play. They are 100% Safety and dissolve away completely.
If you are a huge fan of slime like we are in our house, then you will notice that a large majority of the slime recipes do contain harsher ingredients like glue, detergents or borax. This can irritate little hands (though we have been fine) and its also crucial that this play should be supervised… Read More Edible Slime Recipes