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 …

Squirty Cream Snow – Messy Play

Squirty Cream Snow This is an activity that I spotted over at Twinkl just before Christmas. Any excuse to buy squirty cream and I am the first in the queue. I also thought it would be a good activity to try out with the Robot. There is very little to …

Posting Letters to Santa

The Robot might actually be a little bit young to write letters to Santa at the moment but that’s not going to stop us posting things!! When you get a giant cardboard box I think the aim has got to be to get as much use out of it as …

Christmas Light Box Sensory Play

With Christmas just around the corner I figured it was time to get a little bit Christmassy with the activities that I am doing with the Robot.  I spotted this Star Box by Where Imagination Goes over on Pinterest.   I knew fine well that I had a big box in …

Cereal Sensory Play Tuff Spot

Another week and another messy play idea with our new tuff spot; cereal sensory play.  We’ve been going to the same play group since the Robot was 3 weeks old, we started out in baby massage and then moved up into Little Treasures which is now Time to Play.  Every …

Tomato Chicken with Rice and Kale

If there is one thing my son the Robot loves it’s Tomato based meals.  They are his favourite. As long as there is tomato in it he will eat it.  Raw tomato is a no no though, don’t give this boy a tomato without it having been cooked. This has …

An Invitation to Play

It occurs to me every now and then that I really don’t know what I am doing! Every day is a learning activity for me and the Robot.  That’s what parenting is all about, isn’t it? Pinterest is one of my favourite places to play on-line. There is always so …

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 …

Mess Free Finger Painting

Mess Free Finger Painting If you saw my blog last week you’ll have read about my disastrous attempt at painting with the Robot.  If you’ve been reading my blog a while, I have many attempts at painting with him.  I live in hope that he’ll one day love to paint …