Fri 18th – 24th August – Family friendly events in and around Dublin

Fri 18th – 24th August – Family friendly events in and around Dublin

There are many fun activities happening over the next week for you to enjoy.  Please check that they are still running before setting out, as sometimes even the best events have to be postponed and  we know how frustrating that can be with little one’s in tow. Musical Picnic with The ECO Band – Familiar Tunes With a Jazz Twist Join us for a family picnic lunchtime concert where we bring the.

Fri 11th – 17th August – Family friendly events in and around Dublin

Fri 11th – 17th August – Family friendly events in and around Dublin

There are many fun activities happening over the next week for you to enjoy.  Please check that they are still running before setting out, as sometimes even the best events have to be postponed and  we know how frustrating that can be with little one’s in tow. ________________________________________________________ The Museum’s Big Birthday Bash This summer at Collins Barracks we’re celebrating our birthday- the Museum has been at Collins Barracks for 20.

Fri 4th – 10th August – Family friendly events in and around Dublin

Fri 4th – 10th August – Family friendly events in and around Dublin

There are many fun activities happening over the next week for you to enjoy.  Please check that they are still running before setting out, as sometimes even the best events have to be postponed and  we know how frustrating that can be with little one’s in tow.   Howth Jazz & Blues Festival 2017 The Howth Jazz & Blues Festival 2017 is the “Not to be Missed” JAZZ & BLUES Event.

Flour fun!

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Flour fun!

Sometimes the contents of your kitchen presses can become the most fun play tools, and playing with lovely soft flour is no exception. To begin, set up a couple of buckets to catch escaped flour, or simply wait to vacuum it all up later. Add a couple of sieves or a powder shaker, or be more creative, and punch some holes in an old milk carton or egg container etc..

Mouth mirror music

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Mouth mirror music

Playing mouth games together with your little one in front of a mirror helps teach them about all the interesting things your lips can do. It also shows them that our mouths produce different sounds, which is highly entertaining! Blow raspberries, make kissing sounds, whistle, click your tongue and whirr your lips. Or why not go all out and be the rap star you’ve always wanted to be – you’ll.

Make a piggy bank

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Make a piggy bank

It’s never too soon to start teaching the concept of money and toddlers are quick to pick up and enjoy counting. This simple task is a fun way of introducing these concepts to your toddler. Another bonus of a piggy bank is introducing the idea of saving and it can even be used in a rewards system for your little one. You’ll need, wrapping paper, sellotape, scissors, pre-made “money” from.

Fri 28th July – 3rd August – Family friendly events in and around Dublin

Fri 28th July – 3rd August – Family friendly events in and around Dublin

There are many fun activities happening over the next week for you to enjoy.  Please check that they are still running before setting out, as sometimes even the best events have to be postponed and  we know how frustrating that can be with little one’s in tow. ________________________________________________________ Make your own Viking House As part of the Festival of Archaeology why not drop in to the museum to discover how the.

Fri 21st – 27th July – Family friendly events in and around Dublin

Fri 21st – 27th July – Family friendly events in and around Dublin

There are many fun activities happening over the next week for you to enjoy.  Please check that they are still running before setting out, as sometimes even the best events have to be postponed and  we know how frustrating that can be with little one’s in tow. ________________________________________________________ The Festival of Curiosity 2017 – PRE BOOK TICKETS Join us for playful days & curious nights and experience a cultural feast of.

Hide and seek

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Hide and seek

Here is a simple version of hide and seek that is perfect for younger children. Choose a room with lots of potential hiding spots (such as the dining room or sitting room) and start hiding! When you find a place to hide, like under the kitchen table, say in a loud voice, “Where am I hiding? Where has mummy gone? Can you see me?” Wait a moment or two in.

Quiet time play – part 2

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Quiet time play – part 2

Following on from our blog post, Quiet Time Play – Part 1, here are some more ideas. Try our suggestions and tips below at the same time every day, as baby will learn that they signal “quiet time”. Bubbles – There is nothing like the wonder of tiny floating bubbles to encourage peace and tranquillity in a baby. Clear the room – Try to spend quiet time away from distractions..