Teaching Kids to Save Water


We are experiencing a drought here in South Africa at the moment. It has not rained enough and our water supplies are getting very low. So much so that there have been water restrictions put in place, for example: you are not allowed to wash your car with a hose pipe, only a bucket, and that you are only allowed to water your garden after 6pm.     There are even talk about water "shedding", where the water supply is cut off to areas certain time of the day. I have realized that … [Continue reading...]

Simple Play: Ramp Fun


Have you find that when the cousins come over to play, they play in EVERY ROOM of the house? I don't mind it, it shows they are happily playing. This time I let them play on the stairs in our open-space living room *gasp*!      The two boys(both almost 3 years, one month apart) were having some ramp fun as part of The Simple Play at Home Series by Adventures of Adam! I placed the bunk cushion on the stairs with the instruction that it is ONLY meant for cars, not … [Continue reading...]

Fine Motor & Counting Christmas Tree


While we are busy preparing for Christmas, we have been learning with these cute trays! This time it is counting while working on fine motor skills too!   Like the Fine Motor & Sorting Christmas Trees Tray, we used pompoms, a tweezer and a felt Christmas tree cut out, together with a dice. To play, the dice […]

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Bowling: Pantry Style


Sometimes(lots of times) mommy just needs a few minutes to get dinner going without a little person demanding attention, right? The Simple Play at Home Series gives you ideas to get your little person playing with quick setup ideas in each room. Today we are playing near the pantry with pantry finds: plastic spice bottles! Thus, bowling: […]

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Fine Motor & Colour Sorting Christmas Trees


Plastic shops, my downfall! Am I the only one?  I found these super adorable trays at the plastic shop and just had to use it! Hence this fun Christmas trees activity for fine motor skills development and colour sorting, perfect for Christmas time and to use the trays!  This post include affiliate links for your […]

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