What’s in a Gift? – Homemade Lemon Sparkle Playdough

What’s in a Gift? – Homemade Lemon Sparkle Playdough

Hubby: ‘You’re not honestly giving her that are you? Me: ‘Yeah, I think she’ll love it.’ Hubby: ‘But it’s playdough. Don’t you think that’s a little cheap?’ …. We went to a birthday party on the weekend. The special girl was turning two. And what do … Continue reading

Space for Two in the Block Area

Space for Two in the Block Area

At what developmental stage is it appropriate to expect children to share? 3 years old? 4? 5? And what about siblings? My sisters and I still have a little bit of angst towards sharing (terrible, isn’t it? And we’re adults!) … Continue reading

When he Fails: A little lesson with blocks

When he Fails: A little lesson with blocks

‘Mummy! I CAN’T DO IT!’ Followed by a scream of frustration and then usually a block is thrown across the room. Jack is so focussed on blocks at the moment. He will sit in the block area for seemingly ages building. Usually … Continue reading