ABC123Challenge Dice

Welcome to the #ABC123Challenge.  Are you brave enough to take it on?  Do you want to get into the habit of posting either as a blog or on Instagram on a regular basis?  Why not have a go at this challenge.

26 weeks 78 posts, every week a different letter of the alphabet.  Each week write 3 posts based on 3 subjects of your choice.

The #ABC123Challenge is starting on Monday 5th February and I’d love it if you joined me…Tailor it to your needs, choose your own themes and things to write about. Don’t blog? Just join in on Instagram.  Going away? Catch up another week, drop a week, there is no pressure to perform just do what you can!

I’ll be following these adventures over on Instagram… use the hashtag #ABC123Challenge.  Tag me at @TwoTinyMakes or @TwoTinyHands on Instagram so I can keep an eye on you.  Give some love and support to the community by checking out the hashtag to see what others are doing.

Here is a bit of History and Information on the Challenge

Want to have a go?  Sign up to the #ABC123Challenge email list to get weekly reminders and ideas:

Old #ABC123Challenge posts:

Saturday Shine

I’ve often got draft blog posts sat half written in the depths of my hidden blog.  This one was entitled Do You Walk a Mile? The answer is no.  In the spirit of new year I planned to make sure me and my very littles got outside and walked at …

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The ABC123 Challenge 

Welcome to the ABC123 Challenge. This is not new to me, back in 2016 I gave this a go as a way to find my writing voice and get into the swing of creating regular blog posts.  3 blogs a week, each week a different letter of the alphabet.  It …

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Red Sensory Box

Red Sensory Box A month or so ago I started a bit of a sensory box adventure.  It’s a slow burner but one that I am going to develop over the coming months.  Red just reminds me of my favourite season Autumn so I figured I’d start off with a …

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Wildlife Ice Age Sensory Play

Wildlife Ice Age Sensory Play – Playing with ice cubes is just another fun way to engage your child what better way to theme it than with wildlife toys! Put it all in the freezer, shake about and find out how we got on playing with ice.

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The A-Z of Playing With Your Baby

The A-Z of Playing With Your Baby A whole 26 weeks ago…  Okay, a whole 30 weeks ago I started a challenge to come up with 26 different ways of playing with your baby.  As part of my #ABC123 challenge I managed it, I followed the alphabet and have got …

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Lets All Go to the Zoo

Lets All Go to the Zoo Maybe not all of us…  The Robot and I have purchased an annual pass to our local Zoo The Lakeland Wildlife Oasis.  It’s only 20 minutes up the road and as zoos go it’s not that big.  We can walk round it in an …

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Yellow Sensory Box

A few weeks back I dyed some rice with the intention of using it for some sensory play.  I totally didn’t blog about it though so I’ll give you quick instructions now. Get a bag of cheap white rice, put in a bowl. Get some food colouring (I used the …

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Xanthan Gum Fun – Slime!

Pinterest is one of my favourite platforms for getting ideas of the sort of play activities to tackle with the Robot.  I’ve seen a lot about slime and I’ve really wanted to give it a go.   It’s week X of my ABC123 challenge this week and I had to reach …

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Water Beads With a One Year Old

When I first heard about water beads I got excited.  A different material than just ordinary water to play with, brilliant.  They aren’t edible though so I bought them with, “I’ll try them and see how it goes” in mind.   The Robot now at 13 months has got really …

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Velcro Puzzle Game

Have you ever wanted a puzzle that can change and adapt to your growing child’s needs?  Well I think I’ve come up with an idea that will solve this. All you need is a mini white board and pen, some Velcro dots and shapes or pictures.  I bought a board …

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Under Water Sea Foam Sensory Play

I’m really happy that the weather has been warmer recently as it’s making “wet” messy play easier to do.  This week I am going underwater with some foam sensory play.  I found this idea at Two Daloo – Soapy Sea Foam.  I packed the little man off for his daytime …

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Tug Box Fun For Little One

I’m not normally a ‘how to make’ type blogger but this weeks play activity involved me making a Tug Box for the one year old tuRobot.  Basically a box with string and ribbon going through it that can be pulled back and forth. What harm can a little how to …

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Shower Painting

I’m not adverse to a bit of messy play, in fact I embrace it. My viewpoint is that it’s inevitable he’ll get messy so let’s make that happen. Painting has to be one of the best ways to get messy! However I have been avoiding real paint, I’ve had mess free and edible paint… The Robot is one now, surely that is a right of passage to the REAL paint!

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Rubbish, Ramps and Racing Cars

Rubbish Every day it seems we get rubbish through the door. Does the post man not know how excited I get when I hear the letter box go, only to find its just more rubbish.  Bitterly disappointing! Never fear though as now I have a use for it. The Robot …

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Quiet Time #30DaysWild The Final Day

The final day of a challenge is a special one. A time to reflect back on all the things we have done but also find a little peace quiet amongst our busy lives. With little people though it can be hard to find the quiet times in the day. At …

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