Category: PLAY

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why Play dough? Plus my 4 favourite simple activities.

Why is play dough always so prevalent in pre-schools, kinders and playrooms? Why is it something that so many kids gravitate towards and explore? Since introducing it to Aidan, at around 12 months, he has been infatuated with it. He will choose it over almost anything else. From the very beginning he would immerse himself […]

Follow The Child

You all do this; I know you do! Remember when you let them have free reign over the Tupperware cupboard? That was because you knew your little one would enjoy it. Remember when you went to the park? That was because you knew your little one would love it. You know your child better than […]