Toilet Roll Giraffe Craft | Amy Louise

We really enjoyed crafting last year celebrating World Giraffe Day. It wasn’t until last year that I even knew about this event so I did make a little note of it in my diary ready to mention it to the children again this year.

This year we have been saving our toilet and kitchen rolls ready to start crafting. It was during a late night tossing and turning that I came up with the idea of using them to create adult and baby giraffes.

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Worm Theme Activities | Amy Louise

Summer is officially here! The weather has been rather delightful so there has been lots of outdoor play. The doors are left open and children have free flow from indoors and out. Outdoor play is a great way for children to excersie and connect with the world outside. Whether they are enjoying Gross Motor Art, Water Wall Play, Mud Cafes or Creating Giant Supersized bubbles there is lots of fun and adventure to be had! 

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When you need Someone to Listen | Amy Louise

Since becoming a parent the journey has been what I can only describe as a roller coaster. There are many many highs, but all of a sudden the dips come out of no where!

You try with all your might to give it your all and most days you feel the love! You’re content that the job you’re doing is a pretty good one. Life is full of laughter and smiles. Could it get any better?! Then BAM a stinker of a day comes along from no where and often all you need is an understanding ear and a shoulder.Over the last 5 years my personal journey as a parent has been an interesting one. Most of the time our…

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Bee Week Tuff Tray | Amy Louise

Bees play a vital role on our planet and their numbers are in fast decline. Bees help us to grow lot of different foods and beautiful flowers. Ask your children if they know what special jobs bees do? Are they able to tell you?Whether we are on holiday, playing in the garden or visiting a local park we see bees buzzing around yet some children might be unaware of the important jobs they are busy doing. There are a couple of dates throughout the year that are well worth a talking topic at very least….
A couple of dates to pop in your diary are:Bees Needs Week – 9th to the 17th of…

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Mark Making Mirror Tuff Tray | Amy Louise

I honestly can’t tell you how good this activity was for my soul! Throughout the last 4 years we have always loved sensory play. If you have been following our journey and activity ideas you will already know this. With my daughter starting school, the day doesn’t allow for such free messy play as we used to do. I miss it. Her school was closed and I asked what she wanted to do. Her response was like music to my ears “I would like to do some painting or messy play with you Mommy”.

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