Daisy's continued to enjoy play with the two large foil roasting trays. This time we set the trays out with some dried macaroni, some colourful kitchen serving bowls and beakers, and a few stray items that Daisy added herself. Pasta is ideal because it's a dried food item so if Daisy does put it in… Continue reading More Play Ideas using Extra large disposable foil roasting trays
Yesterday I thought that in my previous blog I should have said which books I picked from the selection available at my local library! Toddlers are 'touchers' and feel with their hands, their fingers, their mouth (and their feet) so this book selection should provide Daisy with a wealth of sensory experiences. I've picked two… Continue reading Which books for Very Young Learners?
Do you have moments when you stop and wonder - why has it taken me so long to think of doing that?I had one of those moments while I was in our local library yesterday.I asked the librarian if It was possible for me to borrow children's books on my adult library card. Helpful as… Continue reading Books and your Library
It's that time of the year when the supermarkets are full of all kinds of festive treats. We've purchased two of those extra large disposable foil roasting trays that appear along with all the other paraphernalia that we might need for seasonal entertaining. But these trays won't see the inside of an oven; they are… Continue reading Play ideas using extra-large disposable foil roasting trays
The adults are all busy preparing a meal in the kitchen and chatting with Daisy crawling around nearby and playing with her wooden bricks. And when Mummy started to talk to Daisy, Daisy used baby signing for 'Eat'! It was the first time that Daisy has responded to us using baby signing. A delightful moment.… Continue reading Eat! The magic of Baby Signing
My granddaughter Daisy is nearly 14 months old and is now beginning to toddle around the furniture, on her way to that bold moment of stepping out on her own. It's getting cold and I decided to make her some warm oversocks for autumn and selected the 'Big Ears' socks from "Cute Knits For Baby… Continue reading Daisy in Autumn