Action Stations #ABC123Challenge

The Letter A has weaved its way through my week, I certainly feel that it’s all been go go go!  Full on Action Stations!  It’s been fun seeing what letter A’s have been used from everyone taking part in the #ABC123Challenge.  I’ll mention more on this on Monday when we …

A is for Alphabet 

What better way to start an alphabet challenge than with a post all about Learning the alphabet!!  From a very early age we’ve always read to the Robot and we’re continuing this with CABS.  The Robot really loves his ABC books and we think this has fostered a fascination with …

The Letter A #FamilyFunLinky #ABC123Challenge

Welcome to #FamilyFunLinky Week 67 Family Fun is for all bloggers of all shapes and sizes. A supportive little community to share anything you want.  Link up any 2 blog posts and we look forward to having a read! It’s the first day of the #ABC123Challenge and this week obviously …

Stuck for ideas? #ABC123Challenge

We’re getting ever closer to the start of the #ABC123Challenge on the 5th of February.  We have had a bit of interest on Instagram from people going to take part which is awesome!  I figured I’d do a bit of an ideas post to get your brains ticking on themes …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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.

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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.  …