Make a Busy Bag

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Make a Busy Bag

It seems to be the law of small children and wobblers that the moment you are most busy with something important (like driving!) is the exact moment they seem to lose interest in everything. A Busy Bag will help you be prepared for those times when you have to wait at the doctor’s office, hairdresser’s, Grandma’s or a restaurant. The activity should be kept in the car or in the.

How to survive Halloween with your toddler

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How to survive Halloween with your toddler

Halloween can be a bit too scary and overwhelming for our toddlers and pre-schoolers so it’s important to make light of the scary-themed symbols. Running our ClapHandies PlayLabs gives us a great opportunity to try out activities with our toddlers and hear what works for other parents. Here are some not-so-spooky activities for you to enjoy together. Gooey Play – The gooey squishy insides of pumpkins make a great sensory.

The best things in life are in free!

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The best things in life are in free!

The best things in life are in free, and your own house equals hours of fun! We spend time every day seeking entertainment for the little ones, but sometimes the best toys and distractions available are already in your home. Take a look below for some ideas: Cups & scoops: Great for water play! Put in the bath and practice pouring. Also helps babies and toddlers get used to water.

Get Moving

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Get Moving

Tips and tricks to help baby become more active!It is never too early to introduce active play to babies. Spending some time every day on play that strengthens and builds tiny muscles, is time well spent, and contributes to growing a healthy and strong little person! Try these ideas below whenever you can: Reach for it: next time baby wants the soother, bottle, teddy bear or book, try to hold.

Make a busy bag – Babies

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Make a busy bag – Babies

It seems to be the law of babies that the moment you are most busy with something important (like driving!) Is the exact moment they seem to lose interest in everything, A Busy Bag will help you be prepared for those times when you have to wait at the doctor’s office, hairdresser’s, grandmas or a restaurant. The activity should be kept in the car or in the nappy bag so.

Time for art and craft!

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Time for art and craft!

Arts and crafts are a life saver for a busy mum and so much fun for your little one. Having a good stock and wide range of Arts and Crafts supplies in your toy cupboard / box, bag or shelf is they key to extending the fun and deepening the learning experience. Ideally if you have the space dedicate an area in the house to the Arts! If possible a.

Calm Down

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Calm Down

Tips and tricks on setting the mood with your baby!Babies get tired and worn out just as much as adults do, but unlike us, they can’t tell you what they need to do to relax! Many babies can become unsettled late afternoon early evening and feeding or sleeping don’t seem to work, Maybe it’s their way of telling us they’ve done enough today? If you’re sure it’s not one of.

The Best Of The Best

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The Best Of The Best

And the winners are…! Simple games for baby that have stood the test of time! Our grandparents were right all along, some of the best games for babies are the ones we already know! Not only are the games below the ones we might have played, but they are all teaching babies something new. Take a look at the list below and see what you recognise: Peek-a-Boo: Teaches baby that.

Treasure Basket

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Treasure Basket

Treasure basket play (also known as Heuristic Play) has been around for 60 years, it’s probably something you do without knowing, and the general idea is to provide your baby or toddler with a collection of items made from natural materials (as in not bright plastic items) to explore on their own. Treasure basket play is what is known as open ended play, which means that the item being played.

Get Moving

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Get Moving

Get Moving Tips and tricks to help baby become more active! It is never too early to introduce active play to babies. Spending some time every day on play that strengthens and builds tiny muscles, is time well spent, and contributes to growing a healthy and strong little person! Try these ideas below whenever you can: Reach for it: next time baby wants the soother, bottle, teddy bear or book,.