My children broke up this holiday only days before Christmas, this meant that we have a long time between the whole Christmas New Year buzz and school going back. This can feel like a bit of a drag after the hype of Christmas, without mentioning the expense involved meaning the last thing you want to […]
Christmas can be such an expensive time of year. When really it should be about making memories, it seems to be more about the ‘stuff’ every year and the pressure and expense around this. Plus for children the hype starts so early that it is no wonder children can get a bit Christmassed out! I […]
I have been playing with different recipes to try get the right winter playdough, but getting a white playdough is not easy. Add into this having children with sensitive skin when I did get the colour they ended up with irritated skin. Until today!!! We had a blast in our Snow Man Factory! I cannot […]
It is your babies first Christmas, the excitement is at fever pitch. Family and friends cannot wait to spend it with your bundle of joy, and everyone wants to know what to buy. Arrgh…..what do you buy a baby? They have everything! Plus they often don’t really care if they get presents or not […]
But why wouldn’t children play Outdoors? This was asked to me in a workshop recently. The answer, there are so many reasons for the decline outdoor play. The reasons range from the weather, not wanting to get wet or dirty, to work and lifestyle commitments and choice, use of iPads and computers increasing, more clubs […]
There are many safety concerns banding around about Pokemon Go which seems to be sweeping the UK.
To kick off our month of health and wellness I will have several blogs being released on various issues.
So this is the first of many!
I previously wrote a blog about the importance of time for you, which you can read here ….
However recently I had stopped taking my own advise,
Play! So what is it all about?
The Oxford Dictionary says ‘to engage in activity for enjoyment and recreation rather than a serious or practical purpose.’
I prefer the definition given by Play Scotland ‘Play is the universal language of childhood.
It is through play that children understand each other and make sense of the world around them.’
This week I heard a great definition from a little boy I was working with “its what I do when I’m not being told what to do”
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