• Tips and hints

    The importance of being silly

    Things can be quite overwhelming at the best of times as a parent. There’s always so much to do, and it can often feel like there aren’t nearly enough hours in the day.  We need to keep up with the…

  • Ideas

    Make your own play dough!

    Play dough...it seems like children can never get enough of it. And it seems like parents constantly have it on their shopping list because, well, the play dough they have at home has descended into a big brown blob...or has…

  • Tips and hints

    The benefits of play-based learning

    Play-based learning is about using play as a context for learning. It's about children exploring, experimenting, and discovering with people and objects (such as toys), whilst learning at the same time. Learning through play is less about the outcome, and…