Hammer Games for your active toddler

Do you have an active toddler? Is your little one full of beans and bubbly energy? I know Aidan sure is, always has been and always will be! Over the 3 and 1/2 years of being his mum I have learnt to harvest that energy and point into towards something productive. Hammer games are a […]

Christmas Activity Guide

Christmas Day is in less than 7 weeks! It is a busy busy time of year, with work wrapping up the year, school finishing, family gatherings, birthdays (thanks December babies) and Christmas events. Not to even mention the shopping, holiday preparations and everything else we seem to busy ourselves with!  To help prepare the family […]

Our 4 most used toys!

Where do I start? What does my child really need? How do I get value for money? These are all questions I get asked daily and I have asked myself over and over again! The answer is, you don’t need it all. You don’t need the best, the newest, the latest and greatest. Blocks Animal […]

Outdoor Sensory Play

As the Melbourne weather warms up we are spending more and more time outdoors. Ever heard the outdoors referred to as nature’s playground? Well, that is exactly what it is. Endless opportunities for play right out your back door! Although our backyard already offers many sensory experiences in our grass, trees, flowers, textures, smells and […]

Storage in the play space

The way we store our toys in the playroom has evolved over time. It will continue to evolve to suit our needs but I have definitely learnt along over the journey! I have previously written a blog about how I store the toys that are not on rotation which you can check out here Now, […]

Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas is fast approaching and I know I have avoided it long enough!  I love love love Christmas but the organising of gifts and spending all that money can be overwhelming! Wouldn’t it be nice if someone could just do it all for you? Well, we have!! Jess (@dandaatplay) and I have come up with […]

Toy Storage

Toy storage is not given enough time. It is the cornerstone of our play, the way we run our household and the kids pre-school education. Yes I know that sounds dramatic but it isn’t. Without good toy storage, I would be lost. Rotating toys would be hard, finding parts and pieces would be hard and […]

Playroom Tour: The Guts!

Underneath all the toys, all the DIYs, all the puzzles there is the guts of a playroom and space. For us, these things are so important in making our space work the best way it can. From storage, to mats and everything in between! Wall decor. – The wall decals are pebble dots from VIVID […]

Interview with Emma (@play_at_home_mummy)

There are some truly inspirational people in the Instagram play community. I have learnt so much, am continuously inspired and am forever encouraged by them. What better way to celebrate this wonderful community than sharing some of my absolute favourites with you over the next few months! I thought the gorgeous Emma from @play_at_home_mummy was […]

Travelling!

Travelling with toddlers and children can be daunting, scary and overwhelming and that’s just how we, as parents, feel! Going on a family holiday is such a luxury and all we ever want is every one to enjoy it. When we booked our holiday to Bali, I was excited I was nervous and just couldn’t […]