Autumn · Messy play · Sensory Play

Autumn Play Dough Ideas

I woke up this morning really wanting to make some Autumn play dough (as you do). It feels like a long time since we had a fresh batch in and, as it is half term, D is around to actually do the parenting. Therefore, I was able to spend the best part of three hours… Continue reading Autumn Play Dough Ideas

Messy play · Outdoor Play · Sensory Play

Apple Painting/Printing

The other day we went apple picking for my birthday. It was something I had wanted to do for a long time and it was wonderful; I know we’re only a few days in and all, but it really has made my autumn! The only problem is that we ended up with quite a large number of… Continue reading Apple Painting/Printing

Parenting · Quiet Play

Five Minutes’ Peace

With nap time a thing of the past I don’t get the chance to just sit in silence for any period of time these days. I spend my entire day talking, sometimes holding a few conversations at once, and sometimes even with the same child. Who knew that children could talk quite so much? And… Continue reading Five Minutes’ Peace