Photo frames make the perfect gift. Now mum’s favourite photo can be placed in a handmade frame! These plain, paper mache photo frames are easy for children to decorate and are made with a strong material allowing the frame to stand upright.
Flowers are the most popular gift to give mum on Mother’s Day - even more popular than on Valentine’s Day! These handmade flower pots will steal mums heart as she grows her favourite flowers and herbs. This is also a great activity to get kids outside.
These cute and personalised calico bags are the perfect (and functional!) Mother’s Day gift. Environmentally friendly, reusable and durable, these calico bags are perfect for groceries and every day use.
Play is a powerful learning tool for children that promotes agency and aid development of fundamental social, emotional, cognitive and problem solving skills. Learn more about how to use play for early learning at home!
Heuristic play is when babies and toddlers use real world objects, such as wooden spoons, containers, pots and pegs in their play to explore the properties of the objects. Is the object heavy or light? Does it make a sound? What is the texture?
Exposure to nature is essential for children’s health, development and establishing a commitment to conservation. Children who feel connected to the natural world are more likely to preserve and care for it.
As children play they explore patterns and overtime are able to add, subtract and divide when given concrete items. Young children understand sharing and will often be able to share items between siblings or friends.
Play is a child’s way of engaging and making sense of the world. Role play may appear to be a very simple activity, yet within it, young children learn practical life skills such as dressing themselves, how to cooperate and share with others.
Science education activities provide children with opportunities to develop and practice many different skills and attributes. These include communication skills, collaborative skills, team working and perseverance.