When the children are bored this holiday season, consider making play dough and then crafting it into animals. Pair your creative play dough critters with play activities afterwards, and you’ll provide a good hour or two of occupied fun! Make Play dough Animals Let your child choose the animals they create. They will take their knowledge of animals and use their […]
Dinosaurs may be extinct but there’s still loads we can learn about them and we can have heaps of fun doing it too! This list of dinosaur activities can provide you with opportunities to teach your children about dinosaurs and to talk about words your child may not know yet. Make sure you use and define terms such […]
Add some koala play to your day with this free koala mask. Don’t forget to show your children how to bellow like a koala too. It’s hard work but once you’ve had some practice, you’ll be just like Australia’s most famous marsupial. Check out eight activities you can do for save the koala month! Koala mask –what you’ll need: […]
It was Save the Frog Day yesterday and I was a guest at The Book Chook, spreading the news on how we can help save our beautiful frog species. Make sure you hop on over because everyone can make a difference to help save frogs. Some of the action messages are very easy to implement too. Somehow […]
Sometimes you don’t have to do the teaching! And yes, I know I look like my mum! Do you let your Grandparents go wild?
I’m not a huge fan of screen time for children. I prefer my children to be outdoors, exploring nature, experiencing the real thing. Television or screen time, however, isn’t all bad. One afternoon, Miss Possum and I snuggled down and watched the movie Finding Nemo. It was a brilliant introduction to ocean creatures. Animals with […]
Today you will be provided with an opportunity not readily available on the internet…until now! How to bellow like a koala. I bet you’ve never googled that! Many children can mimic the sounds of popular animals but most of us wouldn’t know how to ‘speak’ koala. With my demonstration and tips, you will now be […]
It’s not always easy to give children active exploration of a wildlife habitat as soon as their interest is peaked, but there are plenty of activities you can do at home. Wildlife cave play is just one of the many! Miss L became interested in caves after reading We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by […]