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Playing with Money

Ahh isn't it funny how kids find our most mundane tasks so interesting! Those everyday tasks we complete and it's so easy to forget our children are watching our every move! Through carefully observing our day-to-day habits, our children learn how to interact with the world. We are their first teachers and they are learning so much from us. It's also really interesting to think how the world is changing and how it is changing our daily habits too. Thinking about the day-to-day tasks I would have watched my parents complete some ahem...30 years ago will be very different to those my son observes me doing today. Technology has played a big part of this as it evolves to make...

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Continue the Play After The Baby Club

If you haven't seen it yet, The Baby Club is a new TV programme available on Cbeebies and BBC iplayer to interact and stimulate young babies. Having said that, Mason is four now and he was gripped watching it too! I think one of the main reasons I adore this new show is because it shows parents and carers how household items can provide lots of entertainment at home, which you know is something close to my heart and the reason why I developed playPROMPTS activity cards. And because they're household items, you can have them ready before the shows starts so you can join in at home. If you follow the presenters or The Baby Club on social media,...

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10 Tips for Visiting Disneyland Paris

As a family we recently visited Disneyland Paris and oh my goodness what a wonderful time we had! It is such a magical place and really was the holiday of a lifetime. At this point I would like to point out that the trip was paid for and not gifted or an ad! This blog post has been written after several requests for hints and tips for making the trip to Disneyland Paris with young children! Mason is four and loved the whole experience! I felt it was the perfect age for him to go and appreciate it. We travelled to Disneyland Paris by Eurostar which is great as everyone is 'Disneyland ready' and as you can imaging for my...

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10 Activities So You Can Clean

When I recently asked my community to share their barriers for playing with their little ones, one of the most common answers was the housework. Sadly, many of us are feeling overwhelmed by the jobs around the house and trying to keep on top of those whilst entertaining a little one can be really difficult. I can totally appreciate this. I get it too. Sitting and playing with your little one while you mentally write a list of things that need doing. So I have complied a list of 10 activities you can set up for your little one to keep them entertained so that you can tidy/ clean/ do things around the house. These mess free play ideas will...

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