Little Brian Paint Sticks 2-in-1 Art Station

Little Brian Paint Sticks 2-in-1 Art Station

Painting at home = my worst nightmare, well at least it was until I was introduced to the Little Brian Paint Sticks. Looking a bit like a glue stick, Little Brian Paint Sticks are a fun, clean and very convenient way to paint and we use them both at home and at the school where I work. They are as mess free as paint can be as there is no need for brushes, water or paper towels to deal with… Continue Reading “Little Brian Paint Sticks 2-in-1 Art Station”

Strictly briks® make learning fun!

Strictly Briks

We are big fans of Strictly briks® and last year renovated our old train table using their base plate range and our LEGO Table is still our most played with item in the house. Strictly briks® items are compatible with all major brands of bricks, including LEGO® and DUPLO® brand sets and come in a range of sets, colours and sizes. The latest item from the range is Strictly briks® AlphaBriks. The set comes with one 10″ x 10″ base… Continue Reading “Strictly briks® make learning fun!”

Keeping the kids feeling and looking cool with Reima this summer

Reima-Xylitol-Cool

Keeping kids cool on hot days can be a challenge. On hot days and during exercise, excess body heat causes sweating which is our own cooling system, and to keep it working, it is important to drink enough water. But sometimes this is not enough. Wearing less clothes helps, as sweat can evaporate better, but taking off all clothes is seldom possible when out in public, and with such a focus on sun safety, would also expose more skin to… Continue Reading “Keeping the kids feeling and looking cool with Reima this summer”

What is the best age to move from a 3 wheeled scooter to a 2 wheeled scooter?

Microscooter

Sebastian turned six at the end of June and when asked what he wanted for his birthday he asked for a new scooter. Sebby has had his Mini Micro Deluxe Scooter for three years and loves zooming around on it, so our first thought was to upgrade to the Maxi Micro Scooter, which has been scaled up for larger and more powerful children, with a more robust frame, longer adjustable stem, wider and stronger deck for bigger feet and a… Continue Reading “What is the best age to move from a 3 wheeled scooter to a 2 wheeled scooter?”

Hape Veggie Stacking Game

Veggie Stacking Game

The Stacking Veggie Game from Hape takes playing with your food to a whole new level. Think Jenga, with a veggie twist!! In the box are 54 solid wooden pieces to build a veggie tower and a colour coded die. For toddlers, use all the solid wooden pieces to build a veggie tower – it is trial and error to see which shape balances the best. Build it as high as you can and then knock it back down again… Continue Reading “Hape Veggie Stacking Game”