Sponsored by Barbie & Digital Parents I was ten. On a visit to the toy section (in Myer by memory), I spotted a doll and immediately fell in love with her. It’s the only time I remember really (really!) wanting a toy as a child. I hadn’t seen a Barbie like her before. She had crimped […]
Family life is always bustling, but we have made our lives simpler especially for this year, and we are less busy by design. It’s lovely and there’s a healing going on in our family, I can feel it, after 2 very long years of challenges. We didn’t bring many toys with us to New Zealand and so there’s […]
The kids are loving chatterboxes at the moment. My daughter Pip made little critters puppets out of them too and she is sharing how. 1. Follow the instruction here on how to make a chatterbox here (or watch the video below). 2.Then take the two bottom corners of the chatterbox, and fold the triangle back into […]
Ah, this brings back many memories. I haven’t made one of these chatterboxes for a long, long while but have recently been making them again with my kids. If anyone needs a refresher, here’s a step by step process how to make a chatterbox with an A4 piece of paper. I’ve written instructions for each […]
All you need is a section of brown craft paper, texter and your imagination! This is a fun open ended play idea with enormous potential for imaginative play. This doesn’t have to be an actual treasure hunt (although that is fun too); my daughter played independently and created her own imaginary treasure. I always have […]
It’s funny (and sweet) to see how the kids answer these questions! There’s a spot down the bottom for a photograph or picture. Click the picture to download. My son knows me so well. My favourite ‘food’, is indeed coffee. My husband sat down and wrote these responses with our youngest. How adorable!
Last month, there were the Pirates in the toilet roll printable series, and this month, it’s African animals with cute baobab trees. It takes me back to a safari my daughters and I went on in Kruger National Park in South Africa and we saw all of these animals expect the lion! Amazing. You can see more of […]