Black and White Pattern Pictures for Babies

Black and White Pattern Pictures for Babies

In the middle of May, as blooming lilacs surrounded our house, our daughter Faye was born. After months of anticipating her arrival, we were smitten with love for the little bundle. The days that followed were filled with lots of dreamy baby smiles and snuggles....
DIY Music Table from Household Materials

DIY Music Table from Household Materials

What kid doesn’t like making noise? Throw a few old instruments their way and and you will soon have something approximating music! If your instruments haven’t done anything to deserve being passed off on a toddler, or if you just don’t have any,...
Flower Sensory Bin for Kids

Flower Sensory Bin for Kids

They can pour it, mix it or even climb inside of their soup bins and wiggle bare toes around! A delightful spring activity for toddlers that addresses all the different senses. I never remember being so exuberantly happy over the coming of warm weather when I was a...
Rainbow Sand Art

Rainbow Sand Art

Since watching artists creating sand animations on a light table, I have had it in the back of my mind to try it some day. It may have taken me years to find a chance on my own, but Budster has started showing a lot of interest in drawing, so we decided to try some...
Colour Exploration in the Snow

Colour Exploration in the Snow

Snow and ice have become our seasonal favourite for filling sensory bins. We may get tired of them by February, but right now they seem so exciting. One cannot overlook the fact that they are also free and pretty easy to clean, since everything melts in the end. So...
Festive Spice Mix: Kid-made Gift

Festive Spice Mix: Kid-made Gift

If you are looking for a kid-made gift idea, here is our favourite from this week. Did we ever have fun, creating these rainbow spice mixes. Caution: very spicy! This post contains Amazon Affiliate links for your convenience. Toddlers have a stage when they cannot get...
Winter Worlds in Miniature

Winter Worlds in Miniature

Winter is coming, and it is a time when sensory bins and small worlds turn white too. Little people and animals are also eager to skate, throw snowballs and build snowmen. Here is a collection of our favourite ideas on how to bring winter in the playroom! I am not...
Ice Age Sensory Play

Ice Age Sensory Play

A new age has come to our playroom! An age when yogourt containers suddenly become precious, and there is an elephant living in the freezer. Budster has become fond of ice excavation, so we are in the midst of an Ice Age – everything will get frozen! Two days...
The Very Hungry Caterpillar: Delicious Sensory Bin!

The Very Hungry Caterpillar: Delicious Sensory Bin!

Last time you heard about our new caterpillar friend, he was freshly made and very hungry. So we explored our pantry in search of things to feed the very hungry caterpillar. Good thing we just did our shopping! The pantry was full, so we went right on making our very...
Halloween Party for Babies and Toddlers

Halloween Party for Babies and Toddlers

Last year for Halloween my son and his friends were just under one year old, and we wanted to throw a little Halloween party for babies. Nothing too sweet or scary, just a lot of sensory play, cuddly monsters and friends. When I think about a party, in my head...
Little House in the Pumpkin: Autumn Craft & Sensory Bin

Little House in the Pumpkin: Autumn Craft & Sensory Bin

Carve a pumpkin to make a nature doll house for your kids and all of of their toys! UPDATE: Four years later, my son built a pumpkin house of his own. Read how to set up a fun engineering challenge with pumpkins! After seeing how much fun my baby had a year ago with...
How to Make Waldorf-Inspired Nature Blocks

How to Make Waldorf-Inspired Nature Blocks

Would you like to add a touch of nature to your playroom? Here is our DIY tutorial on how to make a set of Waldorf-inspired nature blocks that are great for imaginative play with animals! This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. We do not...

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