I recently found this activity online and in my opinion it looked pretty awesome. So I may have planned it for my own selfish reasons. But luckily the three year old actually enjoyed it and I wasn’t the only one playing! It’s so easy to prep too. If you already have little plastic dinosaurs – perfect – if… Continue reading Sensory Play: Dinosaur Ice Excavation!
The three year old and I made some Jam Tarts! They were delicious and so easy to make. You only need four ingredients and you should find all of them in your kitchen already. You need: 250g Plain Flour Strawberry Jam 125g Butter 3-4 Tablespoons water Method: First preheat your oven to 180C. Grease your… Continue reading Jam Tarts
Yesterday one of the twins was off school sick but as she started to feel better we decided to get crafty. We made some jewellery, did some colouring and we made some sensory bottles. We made two different kinds, one made with vegetable oil and the other just water. For the ocean sensory bottle you… Continue reading How to make sensory bottles
When I first starting working as a nanny I struggled for ideas of what to get the parents for their Birthday or Christmas. Whether it was a gift from the children or a gift from myself. So I thought I would put together a little gift guide to give other nannies some ideas or even… Continue reading Parent Gift Guide
Treasure baskets are a great activity for young children, and doesn’t have to cost any money as you can use items from around the house. In case your not sure what treasure baskets are they are a basket or box (hence the name) filled with different objects for babies and toddlers to explore. The main… Continue reading Treasure Baskets – Heuristic Play
All you need is: Cling film Sellotape Paint This is such a quick and fun activity to set up and mess free! To set up: Get your cling film and roll it over a table then cut to size. Sellotape the cling film to the table. Squirt some paint on top of the cling film… Continue reading Sensory Play – Mess Free Painting Activity
It’s Valentines Day tomorrow so it’s time to start making some cards! My 3 year old nanny child made three. One for his parents, one for his brother and one for his little girlfriend! (Ok, not his girlfriend but they are like best friends!) We used: Red card – bent in half (foil card) White… Continue reading Valentines Day