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Creative Play

This week our children displayed their Dutch-Canadian heritage.  All on their own initiative, they set up goals and began playing hockey on roller skates in the lodge.   66 more words


Out of Africa

It’s all about the core subjects, exam results and league tables. The direction of travel in the UK education system is clear for all to see. 706 more words

Swords and Capes, Oh Boy!

I love that kids enjoy playing with the simplest things!  Usually those things have nothing to do with the traditional toys we get them, unless of course, it’s the box it came in! 71 more words


TJ's Lego Party

Every year for TJ’s party, we like to have a theme. Last year it was Superheros, the year before was Diggers (with a guest appearance from Bob The Builder) and this year, we went for a Lego party. 577 more words

Blog Posts

5 Developmental Reasons to Build Blanket Forts with Your Charges (And a Handy-Dandy How-To Guide)

When thinking up activities to do with my charges, I often think back to the simple things that brought me joy as a child. I don’t know about you, but as a kid, building blanket forts was hands down one of my all-time favorite pastimes. 937 more words

Blanket Fort

An Open (Tree) House

Welcome to our open (tree) house! Please allow me to show you around. We absolutely love it and hope you will too. Let me tell you the story of how it came to be ours. 965 more words

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Art of Wonder

Seven women signed up to ‘connect with calm in troubled times’.

I rarely talk about Art and Soul happenings here in this blog, but am inspired to convey 157 more words