• FUN WITH COLOURS

    FUN WITH COLOURS

    Bath time is not an easy task in our household. But I have found a good incentive to get a tired and grumpy child into the bath – colour mixing. A small pack of primary coloured food dyes and some plastic cups is all you need. For extra fun add...

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  • Making a Mark

    Making a Mark

    MARK MAKING   Kids love drawing on things don’t they! Parents cross their fingers that the marks end up on paper or a chalk board and not on the walls.   Mark making is the creation of different lines, patterns, textures and shapes. Young children have a natural desire to...

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  • small world play

    small world play

    On the weekend my daughter turned 4. She got a dolls house for her birthday and instantly got out all her dolls house furniture and started to play, adding in her Barbies, animal, and doll figurines to enhance the play. It was a hit, and she exclaimed “Mum its just...

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  • BLOCK PLAY

    BLOCK PLAY

     Let’s talk blocks. Who would have thought that some little pieces of wood could bring so much joy to children? Blocks have been a staple in kids play experiences for many many years.

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  • LEARNING ABOUT NUMBERS

    LEARNING ABOUT NUMBERS

    LEARNING ABOUT NUMBERS Kids are fascinated by the world around them. They love looking at colours, shapes, size and especially number of objects. Numbers are the basis of Mathematical learning and patterning, so encouraging number is a must in your child’s world. Lots of people think that if a child...

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  • LITTLE FINGERS

    LITTLE FINGERS

    These are all wonderful activities to help build finger dexterity and develop fine motor control which is the basis for doing so many things, one of the most important; being holding a pencil to write.

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  • IMAGINATION AND PLAY

    IMAGINATION AND PLAY

    The lovely Nicole, our resident Primary teacher discusses the importance of imaginative play in young children and how she has used some beautiful wooden products to facilitate this! "Wooden resources in all shapes and sizes are a wonderful material for children to manipulate and use. They are strong, unbreakable and colourful,...

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  • BACK TO SCHOOL!

    BACK TO SCHOOL!

    Learning shouldn’t be a chore for children or adults - it should be fun. There are lots of products out there that are aimed at helping kids with their learning.

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  • Hearing and identifying sounds

    Hearing and identifying sounds

    Hearing sounds in words and identifying them is an important part of children’s literacy journey. Find out what we have in store to help explore and learn about sounds.

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  • Angaston giving tree

    Angaston giving tree

    Lets make sure that everyone in our community can experience the joy of receiving this Christmas

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