Make your own Summer ‘Snow’ Balls for play!

A hot Summer’s Day and we made SNOW!! Well kind of… This is my new go-to messy play item. Definitely for outdoors only, the shaving cream and corn flour combine to make a soft, squishy, light sensory play material. Miss E squealed with delight when she started mixing it all up and I must say […]

Free {Printable} School Holiday Planner

  It seems each and every school holidays (at least in our house) everyone is happy for the first week and then the kids start moping and whinging “I’m Bored” or “There’s nothing to do”. It can be hard for any parent to keep the kids happy in the holidays – we know!  Sometimes you […]

What happens when you get an Ikea delivery?

What happens when you get an Ikea sofa bed delivered? The kids get big boxes to play in of course!! A1 made an awesome play house out of two of the boxes. The kids added some decoration, and we added a welcome mat. Cellophane skylights add a stained glass effect. A mailbox with ‘letters’ made […]

Creating a magical fairy place…

Just wanted to share something I’ve purchased for Miss E’s birthday. She loves fairies (you might remember her fairy party from last year) so I’ve been wanting to create some fairy magic for a while now. Enter the fairy door under one of our gum trees… They are actually made by a local Tassie person […]

Road Test Tuesday – Fun for kids with Coles Create & Bake

We were pretty excited to receive a package of goodies* from the Coles ‘Create and Bake’ baking range on the last day of the recent school holidays! Miss E (and more recently, Master O) love to get in the kitchen and help me bake or cook, but I will say that if I know they […]