It’s been such a long time since I posted about our treasure baskets and thought an update was in order! If you haven’t heard of these or made one before you are in for a treat. Treasure baskets are virtually free to create, take a few minutes to put together, are natural and help to
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I do love the cutesy little Easter egg crafts, really I do, but while my children are young and not actually capable of completing them independently i just don’t see the point in doing them. There’s so much emphasis placed on achieving an end result, a pristine product to be
Continue reading Discovery Box 9: Plastic Eggs
I’ve been wanting to write about the importance of play for some time, but every time I try to do it the enormity of the topic just overwhelms me. How on earth can you contain in a single post the huge significance of a playful childhood?! So instead I want to simply outline a few key
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A full list of our Discovery Boxes and an explanation of Heuristic Play can be found under the labelled tab at the top of the page or click here. I found a lovely egg shaped basket and natural pebbles on sale in Ikea this week and just knew they would
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Baby Pop and I had a fun time exploring some mirrors and reflective surfaces.
She spent a long time looking at herself in the car mirror and stand up mirror and laughed at the “other” baby who smiled back at her.
Sticking out her tongue
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