Thrifty Threading: Wooden Tubes and Paper Towel Holders
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Thrifty Threading: Wooden Tubes and Paper Towel Holders

Encourage your baby to learn through play with this fun DIY threading with wooden tubes activity. Use common household items to transform a humble wooden tube into a game that your baby will want to do over and over again. Each grasp will be strengthening their hands. Each mistake will be a neural connection made,…

Pie O’clock: Mixing Time-telling Apple Pies
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Pie O’clock: Mixing Time-telling Apple Pies

Turn learning how to tell the time into a fun baking activity with time telling apple pies. A Slice of Learning: Time Telling Apple Pies  I’ve always believed that the kitchen serves as one of the best classrooms. What better lesson than combining the art of baking apple pies with the fundamental skill of telling…

Bubbling over with Fun: a Bubble Pouring Station Guide
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Bubbling over with Fun: a Bubble Pouring Station Guide

If you are searching for an activity to regulate moods, entertain, encourage development and make some memories, look no further than a bubble pouring station. The classic pouring station will always have its place in the top activities to do with toddlers. In saying that, this is better. Bubbles are better. Adding bubbles to our…

Phonics Fun with Bean Bag Toss: a Preschooler’s Guide
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Phonics Fun with Bean Bag Toss: a Preschooler’s Guide

Make learning sounds fun with a phonic bean bag toss. What kid doesn’t like throwing bean bags about? This learning activity is a collaboration between tossing beanbags and smashing down phonics – literally. Along with the sounds, your child will also be practising a multitude of other skills. All with the throw of a bean…

Fun with Mini Popsticks: an Egg Carton Posting Game for Toddlers
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Fun with Mini Popsticks: an Egg Carton Posting Game for Toddlers

Toddlers love posting so why not introduce them to this simple DIY mini popstick posting egg carton activity. If you have a toddler, Im sure you have come to discover for placing things inside others. This is a developmental milestone that begins when they are just 6 months old. Posting activities allow them to explore…

Galactic Explorers: Space Themed Flour Sensory Bin
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Galactic Explorers: Space Themed Flour Sensory Bin

Explore outer space with your toddler using this simple space themed flour sensory bin. This toddler activity can be set up in literally seconds and is priming with learning opportunities for your little space explorer. This article discusses benefits of sensory play, how to make this sensory bin taste safe and little tips to make…

Blossoming Fun: Flower Soup Sensory Play for Toddlers
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Blossoming Fun: Flower Soup Sensory Play for Toddlers

Create a colourful easy set up sensory water play activity for your toddler with flower soup! Now we aren’t talking an edible soup but this array of petals, stamen and leaves will inspire loads of learning through play while your toddler also has plenty of fun. Flower soup takes minutes to set up and will…

Anzac Day Activities 2024
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Anzac Day Activities 2024

Australians and New Zealanders around the world unite to commemorate and remember those no longer with us due to their sacrifice for their country on Anzac Day. Anzac Day 2024 Activities Why do we celebrate Anzac Day? Anzac Day is a day of remembrance. Commemorated by Australians and New Zealanders with services and marches throughout…

Sensory Play Bin with Paper Pulp Clean Mud for Kids
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Sensory Play Bin with Paper Pulp Clean Mud for Kids

Paper pulp clean mud is a simple and fun sensory bin filler for your toddlers next messy play session. Whether your using saved scrap paper or collecting shredded paper from a business in your community, this is a fun way of further extending the use of a resource that would otherwise be disposed of. Introduction…

Top 47 Educational Activities for 2-year-olds At-Home
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Top 47 Educational Activities for 2-year-olds At-Home

Hav fun while learning working your way through this list of top 47 educational activities for 2-year-olds. Feed your child’s natural curiosity and help them develop a love for learning with these inexpensive educational activities. They are quick and easy to set up and can provide your child with an environment that is going to…

Best Open Ended Magnetic Building Tiles for Kids
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Best Open Ended Magnetic Building Tiles for Kids

Find the best magnetic tiles for your family with this comprehensive guide. Learn about the benefits that magnetic tiles are going to bring to your child’s play. These tiles are not cheap however by carefully examining the distinguishing features, you are about to make an investment that is going to make a return every time…

Fun Balance Activities for Toddlers Coordination
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Fun Balance Activities for Toddlers Coordination

Add some fun into every day with these balance activities for toddlers. Learn how to add balancing games into you toddlers day to not only improve their balance and coordination but many other vital life skills too. The Importance of Balance and Coordination Developing balance and coordination early in life sets the foundation for a…

Splash into Summer: How to Create Diy Sponge Water Bombs
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Splash into Summer: How to Create Diy Sponge Water Bombs

I’ve found the perfect summer project to share with you: DIY Sponge Water Bombs. After being gifted a pack of water bombs or water balloons, my children had the best afternoon filling and throwing them at each other. They were running around, being active it fits of laughter. However as the giggles turned to requests…

Splash into Fun: Best Summer Water Play Activities for Kids
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Splash into Fun: Best Summer Water Play Activities for Kids

Fun water play activities for kids are a great way to spend the day! Whether you are at home or out and about, water play is always a hit with my kids. I hope your family loves these activities as much as we do. Introduction to Summer Water Fun Summer has always beckoned us to…

Rainbow Ripples: the Magic of a Coloured Water Pouring Station
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Rainbow Ripples: the Magic of a Coloured Water Pouring Station

Level up your water play with a coloured water pouring station! Use vessels you have at home already to create a wonder water wonderland for your toddler to learn and grow. This activity has been a huge success over and over again with all three of my children and I’m so excited to share it…

39 Best favourite toddler travel toys for road trip
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39 Best favourite toddler travel toys for road trip

In this article, I’ve curated a list of the 39 best travel toys for your toddler.  This amazing collection of toys will ensure to make your family road trip or plane ride not only manageable but also a joyous and memorable experience for both parents and their little adventurers. Embarking on long car trips with…

Apple Sorting Activity for Toddlers
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Apple Sorting Activity for Toddlers

In this blog post, we dive into an exciting and educational apple-sorting activity designed to captivate the mind of your toddler. Through hands-on engagement, children not only enjoy themselves but also cultivate essential cognitive skills. The art of sorting apples goes beyond mere play – it’s a valuable learning experience that lays the foundation for…

10 Ideas for (Affordable) Days Out With Your Kids
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10 Ideas for (Affordable) Days Out With Your Kids

Create beautiful memories for your children with these 10 ideas for affordable days out with your kids. In today’s bustling world, families often find themselves caught up in the whirlwind of busy schedules and digital devices, leaving little room for authentic bonding. Amidst this rapid pace, it’s essential to create opportunities for quality family time…