We are entering our 6th week of self-isolation. Our children have a good basic understanding of the Coronavirus and why we are self-isolating but recently their behaviour has suggested they have some unresolved grief that needs to be processed. Some of the behaviours, like fighting with each other more might […]
This was a great free painting on paper plates activity that could then be arranged on his wall to look pretty spiffy. :)
When Elliot requested a digger craft I wasn’t sure what to do so this sort of took shape on the fly. All the little bits of tissue paper provided him with good practice of cutting and pasting without needing a high degree of accuracy. We’re both total suckers for […]
From fairies to castles, toilet rolls are so versatile! Elliot adored both of these crafts – for a non-crafty person like myself, toddler craft really is the sweet spot!
This was a super easy craft to do while we were on holidays at the start of the year, thanks to some foam stickers someone sent us. Elliot stuck them on and Arthur and I drew a background with some textas sent to us by someone else.
A favourite movie of Elliot’s is Wall-E, which he has (appropriately) re-named ‘Wall-E and Eva’. It’s a pretty perfect film for little ones because the first half has almost no dialogue in it, and though there are all kinds of layers to the narrative (good for parents who are watching!), […]
By this point you can probably tell he’s generally naked or only in undies for craft — makes clean up so much easier! Our househelper does the washing by hand and she tends to bleach anything that’s slightly dirty so I try to keep our clothes pretty clean. Another irony […]