DIY Princess Castle!

This week, when Miss Z returned home from Day Care, she was in for a big surprise!  Miss N and JB (our Au Pair) had been hard at work making a fun and creative play house for her – A home-made Princess Castle! It came complete with a beautiful Princess,  a Handsome Prince (naturally) and […]

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 […]