Things to do at home with your kiddos during the holidays…

School holidays is primarily a time for us to relax and unwind and personally i don't always feel like we need to go away to a resort or the seaside. Yes, without a doubt our seaside holidays are always a heap of fun in the sun and the breakfast buffet is always more than welcome. … Continue reading Things to do at home with your kiddos during the holidays…

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What printer and paper do I use for my printable activities?

The reason for this blog post is to familiarise you with the type of printer, paper and laminator I use for our printable activities. I have had a number of people asking me the above and I thought I may as well put all the details together in one post. I hope this proves useful … Continue reading What printer and paper do I use for my printable activities?

Cloud Dough – Yellow

Today we made this beautiful fluffy yellow cloud dough. It is thee easiest recipe and whips up in no time providing a wonderful sensory experience. I love this activity because it combines 2 textures in one. A smooth powdery dough which can then be crumbled. The recipe: 4 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup cooking … Continue reading Cloud Dough – Yellow

Threading Beads Activity

Today we are threading beads onto a string. Can you spot the 2 year old tot??? There is extreme developmental benefit for kids in threading beads. In younger kids (age 1-3) It enhances their fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination as well as concentration. In slightly older kids (age 3-6) it also enhances their fine motor … Continue reading Threading Beads Activity

Easter Handprint and Egg Coloring Activity

We modified the original craft i took from DLTK-Kids a little bit, i helped each child to outline their hand and arm directly onto the wall in our garage and then paint it in to serve as the tree trunk. We then drew around it until we had a complete picture. I downloaded an Easter … Continue reading Easter Handprint and Egg Coloring Activity

Cat Paper Craft

This was one of our favourite paper crafts. I wish i took pictures throughout the process. I printed these from a wonderful website that is full of arty and crafty printables for all ages and holidays. We then used papertacks available from stationery stores so that our kitty's arms, legs and tail could move. Here … Continue reading Cat Paper Craft