Fibre Optic Sensory Cave!

Create a wonderful sensory experience for young children using glowing lights in the dark! We love turning cardboard boxes into fun places to play as they are free and can be turned into anything! They also make great tunnels, dens and caves. A while ago we used a long box

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Town-in-a-box small world play!

You may remember when we had a HUGE cardboard box in the summer and I turned it into a play town for the girls to sit in outside? They loved it and it was great fun for a few days, but eventually had to go in the bin!

 We got

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Glow in the dark cave!

A recipe for half an hour of fun on a wet, grey afternoon in the British summertime!

 Take one ENORMOUS cardboard box and put it in a dark spot in the house (it was very dark inside but hard to photograph!) Find a box of

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Small World Play: Cardboard Box Town

Make a town inside a large cardboard box for a fantastic small world play time that uses the whole body! Such a great way for toddlers and preschoolers to play together indoors or outdoors. My husband told me I can only keep this giant cardboard box until the weekend, then

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DIY: Castle Story Box

Well, I think you can see how thrilled this 2 year old was to hear about the cardboard box challenge we received from TinkerLab this week! We are thrilled to have been invited to take part, along with 20+ other bloggers, to celebrate TinkerLab’s anniversary and I can’t wait to

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