Happy Days – A Whole Year

Happy Days is a process for finding the happiness in every day and is something that I enjoy doing with Katy and Sian each week, I really feel it adds value to my life.  It allows me to make the most of each day and leave it on a positive …

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 …

Happy Days #44 – Days Out, Love and Sleep!

Happy Days is a process for finding the happiness in every day and is something that I enjoy doing with Katy and Sian each week, I really feel it adds value to my life.  It allows me to make the most of each day and leave it on a positive …

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 …

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 …