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 …

Under Water Sea Foam Sensory Play

Have you seen my Unicorn 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.  …

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 …

I Don’t Diet! How about you?

Ever since starting #ABrandNewDay I have always focused on exercise and an active lifestyle.  I’ve never really mentioned food, basically because I try not to get too hung up on it.  I don’t diet, I just try to practice healthy eating with a few bad things in moderation.  While at …

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!

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 …

Wicked Uncle – A Birthday Surprise – Part Two

On Tuesday I shared an exciting post from my Brother, aka Uncle Alex to the Robot: Wicked Uncle A Birthday Surprise Part One.  He kindly made a video review of the Wicked Uncle website in order to buy his nephew a pretty awesome 1st Birthday present.  You’re back here today …

Wicked Uncle – A Birthday Surprise – Part One

This week is a pretty exciting week for us in the TwoTinyHands household.  The Robot is about to turn a whopping one years old!  I’ve spent the last year getting to know my son and amongst all the sleepless nights and early starts, feeding schedules and day time routines I …

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 …

Let’s Go to The Park

Let’s go to the park!  The Robot has been able to use the swings for a couple of months now and with nicer weather it’s one of our daily go to activities, sometimes more than once.  10 minutes of outdoor play, get some fresh air and clear the head and …

Wildlife Weave

As part of The Wildlife Trusts #30DaysWild challenge I’ve decided to get creative.  I’ve made a Wildlife Weave. I collected up a few different wild flowers and grasses. Four fern leaves are crucial, everything else is changeable to what is available. Very carefully you can plait the fern leaves into …

Sticky Nature Cards – Fathers Day

It’s Day 14 of The Wildlife Trusts #30DaysWild Challenge and today we are going to have a go at making a sticky nature Fathers Day card.  We got the idea from @CraftInvaders, go and have a look at how it’s done on their blog: http://craftinvaders.co.uk/30dayswild/day-01-30dayswild-sticky-nature-pictures/ We have our card and …

Elderflower Cordial

A passing conversation with my Mum meant that I was on the look out for Elderflower.  I’ve never picked Elderflower before let alone knew what it looked like.  So a bit of research later I knew I was looking out for a little creamy flower with 5 lobes on.   To …

Nature aka Exploring the Garden 

Getting out and exploring nature is such a great idea. We go out and about everyday but on this occasion we decided to explore our back garden. We’ve not got the biggest of gardens, but at least we have some.