Living Arrows 30/52 {2019}

July 29, 2019

Every week I join in with Living Arrows, a blog linky run by Donna at What the Redhead Said. The name Living Arrows comes from a poem by Kahlil Gibran; “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”, and each Monday I share a photo of M, and one of B, and a bit about what we’ve been up…

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Pondering Playtime // Flower Ice Tuff Spot

July 26, 2019

Welcome back to Pondering Playtime, my fortnightly series where I share a fun play and learning activity. This week, I set up a cooling flower ice activity in the tuff spot after seeing this Instagram post by Leslie, at Messy Blog UK. Flower Ice Tuff Spot – Set Up Leslie has kindly given me permission to use her Instagram post to illustrate how to prepare…

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Reflecting on M’s first term at Preschool

July 24, 2019

I’ve been seeing lots of posts around, from people whose children have finished the school year and are moving from nursery to ‘big’ school, or from infants to juniors. It’s M’s last day of term at preschool today, too, but I must admit I hadn’t really thought anything of it, as she’ll be carrying on there for her ‘official’ preschool year in September. M has…

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Living Arrows 29/52 {2019}

July 22, 2019

Every week I join in with Living Arrows, a blog linky run by Donna at What the Redhead Said. The name Living Arrows comes from a poem by Kahlil Gibran; “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”, and each Monday I share a photo of M, and one of B, and a bit about what we’ve been up…

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7 Food-based Tuff Trays

July 19, 2019

Rice, lentils and cereals make for some fantastic sensory experiences. I use dry foods a lot in our tuff spot, and the girls always enjoy playing with it. So, without further ado, here are seven great food-based tuff spots for you to try. Cereals Farmyard Tuff Spot This farmyard tuff spot did take a little while to set up, but it was definitely worth it…

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Living More Sustainably: Attempting to Save Water

July 17, 2019

I wasn’t really sure what to write about today, but given that I’ve just uttered the words, “turn that tap OFF, please!” for the umpteenth time today, I thought I’d go with my efforts to reduce our water usage! Some of the things I’m going to say might sound a bit daft, but I do think it’s helping to reduce the amount of water we’re…

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Living Arrows 28/52 {2019}

July 15, 2019

Every week I join in with Living Arrows, a blog linky run by Donna at What the Redhead Said. The name Living Arrows comes from a poem by Kahlil Gibran; “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”, and each Monday I share a photo of M, and one of B, and a bit about what we’ve been up…

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Hi, I’m Jules. I’m a 30-something teacher, currently at home being mum to M, two, and baby B.

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