Newspaper Gross Motor Play

Buddy loves materials that make noise and he especially loves ripping noises. We have enjoyed hours of giggles from simply tearing a newspaper up into shreds and throwing the pieces around the living room, especially when we bury Rupert and have to find him! Now Buddy is exceptionally mobile (I blink and he’s gone!) we…

Homemade Drum Kit

We are a musical family. I proudly claim this because one third of us is musical… My husband. Unfortunately, I couldn’t hold a tune to save my life and Buddy is too young to show any true prowess yet. The Train Driver on the other hand is classically trained and music is a very important…

Peek-a-boo Baby Wipe Lids

Buddy is a fiddler! He loves to touch, feel, open, close, lift and climb. Pretty much a normal toddler then! One of his favourite things to play with is baby wipes. He likes opening and closing the lid (and eating the wipes…) So when I saw this brilliant play on Pinterest from Jenae at I…

10 Things to do with a Cardboard Box

You may have noticed a bit of a recurring theme in my recent posts. Buddy has developed a love for cardboard. This is a passion we are happy to encourage because it’s a fantastic material for him to explore, it is readily accessible and it is disposable when he has mauled it to pieces. I…