On his first time in Australia since he was 6 months old, there are all kinds of things Elliot is discovering, like: carpet! street lights. On the way home from the airport in the dark in the car, he was watching his hands and saying to himself, ‘light, dark, light, […]
So far Elliot’s life has pretty much just been in Tanzania, but as we’re back in Australia for several months every three years, I expect as he grows up, airports and international travel will become a regular feature. On this trip, he was delighted to go on an escalator for […]
This was a great free painting on paper plates activity that could then be arranged on his wall to look pretty spiffy. :)
Colour mixing, temperature, splashing. This activity has it all! Elliot really likes playing with the hose but I try to get him to play with tubs of water instead because water is such a precious commodity. To use it for play is a massive luxury, but I also find ice […]
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!
Blow it up and let it go, hold it while the air goes out of it, blow that air in each others’ faces, rub your hands on it and hear it squeak, throw it up in the air – this activity just kept on giving as Elliot worked out new […]