When I was young, preschool kids TV meant Playschool each morning and Bagpuss or the Flumps if I was lucky. We certainly had no dedicated Kids TV Channel.
It is probably impossible for children today to imagine only 3 TV channels and no kids TV on a Sunday. Black Beauty was the best Sunday TV had to offer in my day. Read more »
We all know every child is different. I know that I worried about whether my baby was developing at the right level. As he has got older, I have relaxed. His friends, other children at preschool and playgroups – they all have different skills, strengths and weaknesses.
This list below was sent to me by my health visitor. My son can do much better than some of them, and struggles with others. It is a good quideline though… Read more »
This is a really quick and easy craft idea. 3yo loves making this crown. It is really versatile as it can be made for a special occasion like Christmas, or just for fun with any odd bits of paper or card. Cutting out pictures from magazines looks good. As does painting the crown all different colours.
Here is a step by step guide to making the paper plate crown – which we made here as a festive Christmas Crown. Read more »
You’ve forgotten what sleep is like and you’ve ran out of energy – but you toddler is still going…. ideas to keep them occupied.
Toddlers are demanding – there is no way round it! However, they can be an utter joy and being part of their young lives is a privilege and an honour. Sometimes though, you need a hand thinking of new things to do to keep them entertained.
I know sometimes we all need a hand thinking of new things to do… I have put together a PDF of things you and your baby can enjoy together.
You can view and print the PDF ebook for FREE
Toddler activities – ways to keep your youngster entertained
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When you are 2 it is important to have your friends round for dinner. I wouldn’t mind at all if Callum or Connor or Bethany or Jessica came for their tea. However the guest in question, and a guest that HAD to be treated with the utmost of respect and be given only the BEST food – was a grubby, tatty teddy bear. Teddy is 2yo’s best friend so I suppose he SHOULD come to dinner. Read more »