When it rains we all know as parents, grandparents, nannies, childminders or other childcare professionals it can be a pain when to rains. Being stuck inside all day can send you all a bit crazy! Don’t threat though. There are still PLENTY of things you could do to stay entertained. You could just brave it… Continue reading 20 ideas to do with your children when it rains
This week my nanny child and I made some homemade bird feeders. It’s very simple and you don’t need many items at all. It’s a nice little activity to do with children to encourage them to be interested in wildlife. You need: Unflavoured gelatine powder Wild bird feed Water Cookie cutters Method: First you need… Continue reading Homemade bird feeders
I love baking. Especially with children. I think it’s important to teach children to cook/bake from scratch. Plus it’s fun! Banana muffins are so yummy. I used to make banana bread but I find banana muffins easier and better in my opinion. I use this recipe and it works every time. The muffins Serves 12:… Continue reading Banana muffins
We have finally finished the first Easter half term week! And breathe… If your a parent or in childcare make sure you try and have a rest over the weekend for the second week. I have already written about our first half term week that you can find here… Easter break: Part one! Thursday Thursday was a… Continue reading Easter Break: Part Two!
Hiya everyone! Sorry for the little break, my partner and I have just moved into our first family home! So we have just been busy with that really. This week I have been busy with my nanny children making Mother’s Day crafts. With my first nanny family we baked some shortbread cookies and I had… Continue reading Mothers Day Crafts
Usually my three year old nanny charge couldn’t care less that he has a toy supermarket stand with a load of pretend food. So I thought I would change things up a little to encourage him to play with it! There was a little bit of cardboard that was on top of the recycling pile… Continue reading Imaginative play: Cooking
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!