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8 months and I can...

Wow! Where has the time gone?! Today little Bear turns 8 months old and what a month it has been in his development. Here are the top 10 things little Bear has done this month: 213 more words

Introducing Bear to painting

I’ve been dying to introduce little Bear to messy play since he started being able to sit but, being prem baby, I always worry about whether he is ready for things – also the whole everything in the mouth situation is a constant concern at the moment. 190 more words

Name That Flavor...

I decided since the temperatures have been so HOT here – into the 90’s – that it was time we all had an ice cream cone!   214 more words

I Ink, Therefore I Am

Could this be an Artist Axiom?
An Illustrator Credo?

Cartesian dualism has a lot to answer for.

I’ve long wanted to make that statement, but

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Creative Inspiration

Letting children personalize their digital experiences - a useful extrinsic motivator

Creative play is where a child takes elements from their environment and makes something new out of them. My seven-year-old son on is great for this at the moment;  an elbow protector for rollerskating has been transformed into battle armour for his meerkat soft toy; two sticks have been stuck together with duct tape and transformed into a spear; and one of his dad’s socks has been commandeered, cut up and transformed into a special meerkat coat. 380 more words


Winter Survival Tip 3: Toy Rotation

Even though the shortest day has officially passed and the days should be getting longer and warmer, it sure doesn’t feel like it where we live. 917 more words

Indoor Activities

Our Play Kitchen hack

Our very own play kitchen make over is complete!

We picked up this pink, grimy Barbie kitchen from Gumtree a few weeks ago and got to work on fixing it up for our little princess. 69 more words