Coloured Rice Sensory Play – Stars

Coloured Rice Sensory Play – Stars A few months ago I did this coloured rice activity and it was a great hit with the Robot as I still have lots of coloured rice kicking about I figured I would give it another go.  Not only is it fun for him …

How to Make a Cardboard Box Oven

How to Make a Cardboard Box Oven We’ve had this particular cardboard box for a few months now.  It has pretty much remained in toy circulation throughout that time.  Everyone always says that all kids are happiest when they have a box to play with. It’s true and their imagination …

White Snow Winter Sensory Box

White Snow Winter Sensory Box This is the first sensory box that I’ve made since owning my tuff spot and I’ve chosen the colour White because it’s Winter and we’ve had no SNOW!  I love to use rice in my sensory boxes and choosing the theme of white has been …

Coloured Rice Sensory Play – Fish Picture

Coloured Rice Sensory Play – Fish Picture A while ago I made some coloured rice and have been using it in a variety of sensory play tubs.   So far I’ve kept the colours separate so that I can re-use the rice however I fancy, but today I though I’d try …

Firework / Bonfire Night Tuff Spot

After months of trial and error with messy and sensory play I have finally taken the plunge and bought my self a tuff spot.   Partially because I kept getting comments on my posts saying… “You need a tuff spot”.   What is a tuff spot?   They are basically a …

Edible Paint with a One Year Old – How Not To!

I’m pretty determined that the Robot will enjoy painting! This is not the first time I have tried edible paint with him. It’s not going to be the last time either. First time was back in April when I made edible paint with cornstarch. It was chaos and not how …

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 …

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 …

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!