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We use these personally ourselves and love them so much we need to let you know about them!

For Little Ones

These resources have been a lifesaver many occasions at our place. Whether they have been used as they are, or inspired creative play, they have offered so much value to our every day play.

If you are needing simple, inexpensive play ideas that offer your child meaningful play opportunities to develop life skills, this collection of resources inspires play based learning. Your child will be engrossed in play that will be promoting their learning and development – and they will be none the wiser!

Not only will your child be refining those all-important life skills, but the memories and quality time spent with you while they are playing will also establish a solid foundation for meeting their basic needs required for life long learning.

I hope your family finds these resources as valuable, as what we have!

Dani D x

Rudie Nudie Playmats
Take the hard work out of nappy-free playtime and sensory play with the Rudie Nudie Waterproof Playmats. Comfy, absorbent, waterproof and machine washable – you’ll wonder how you ever managed without them.

Playing Preschool At-Home Learning
Looking for a homeschool preschool curriculum for your child? Meet Playing Preschool! This is a hands-on, play-based learning program. Themed units anchor the learning as children explore math, reading, science, art activities, and much more!

Learn & Grow Magnetic Tiles
Learn & Grow magnetic tiles have been designed to encourage imagination and inspire open-ended play. What are we building today? A rocket, a house, a castle, road tracks around our city or an imaginary world. The opportunities are almost endless.

Connetix Tiles
Connetix Tiles allow children to construct 2D and 3D shapes, using their imagination and creativity to play and build. Our magnetic tiles encourage cognitive development, spatial awareness, hand-eye coordination, fine and gross motor skills and help children build knowledge around scientific and mathematical concepts – all through PLAY!

Crayon Rocks
Crayon Rocks are designed a special needs school teacher named Barbara Lee, to teach children the correct pencil grip. Having worked with children for over 23 years, Barbara was searching for an effective writing tool to assist children with learning the correct pencil grip.

Whatsie Play Couch
Introducing The Whatsie: a modular, foam play couch with endless possibilities. You can climb it, stack it, sit on it, relax on it, use it as a crash pad, create an obstacle course, and so much more.

Bookywoo
Looking for an ipad alternative that keeps kids engaged and is fun? Bookywoo books are fun filled felt activity books that help develop fine motor skills, critical thinking and problem solving. Each page is themed with a different interactive activity. Educational play for toddlers!

Big Life Journal
Big Life Journal helps children develop strong Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and growth mindset skills through inspiring stories, colorful illustrations, and engaging guided activities.

Totli Learning Toys
Our Montessori-inspired playthings are designed by child development experts to nurture your child’s natural creativity, curiosity, learning, and development through PLAY.

Ecoriginals Eco Nappies
Ecoriginals was the first brand to offer parents a genuine biodegradable alternative to traditional disposable nappies and wipes, and remains the number one choice for families.

Snotty Three Nasal Aspirator
Perfect for newborns, babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers, this winter essential is a must for every home. A unique, natural therapy for treatment of colds, flu, sinus, allergies and teething-related congestion, kids can naturally breathe through their nose thanks to this electric nasal aspirator that helps to keep nasal passages clear in a gentle and effective way.

Boon Bath Building Cogs
Introduce your bub to the world of engineering and make bath times fun with this cogs bath toy set! These cogs suction to the bath wall and spin when water is poured over them. Positioned correctly they run like a well-tuned machine. Use them with the Boon pipe bath time set for maximum motor skill fun!

Wooden Play Dough Stamps and Rolling Pins
Featuring four different surfaces which will create unique and usual textures & patterns in play dough. They can also be used for painting, in the sandpit or for making cookies. Little hands will be able to easily grip onto the handles and create a masterpiece all of their own.

Julia Rothman’s Collection
See the world in a whole new way! Acclaimed illustrator Julia Rothman combines art and science in this exciting and educational guide to the structure, function, and personality of the natural world.

Touch and Match Board
Match the texture on the piece to the texture on the base board. Want to make it a bit harder? Put the pieces in a bag and complete the puzzle without looking! Great to start conversations about touch, feel and texture.

For Mums

Lust Minerals
Introducing Lust Minerals, Australia’s favourite clean beauty brand founded in 2014 by mum of two, Stacey Hollands. Lust Minerals was founded with a vision to prove that mineral makeup has high-performance power to change your skin, your life and leave the planet a better place.

Naturally Sweet
Naturally Sweet Products is THE original source for natural, healthy sugars and have been bringing you natural sugar alternatives for many years, from here and overseas. Very simply, we are against artificial sweeteners and fructose sugar because they harm our health in so many ways.

Spectra Breast Pumps
Australia’s favourite breast pump, this is the one your friends have been recommending. Spectra breast pumps have innovative features like closed system, double pumping, quiet motor, gentle pump action and amazing performance.