Have you met Nancy?
When Little Bean was a small girl, say 4 or 5 years old she played with ‘baby dolls’ but only really to undress them and then leave them somewhere generally with their head trapped in a box or behind a door. I used to think to myself ‘she doesn’t seem very maternal’ or ‘girly’ when […]
Educational Play the Schleich Way
Free Educational Play and Development Brochure Schleich have been working closely with renowned Child Psychologist Dr Amanda Gummer to create a free to download 16 page brochure designed to be a guide to the best in imaginative play and development. Children can learn so much through play and the best part is they don’t even realise […]
Fancy Dress for World Book Day
Oh how times have changed since I was at school, the only time I remember wearing fancy dress costume at school was part of a school production. Since the Beans have been at school there seems to be a regular course of events for them to wear fancy dress costume and today is one such […]
Alternative Easter Gift: Playmobil Easter Bunny School No: 6173
I know at Easter the traditional gift to give is chocolate but when you have a big family, your children can end up with LOADS of chocolate and whilst we would never NOT give chocolate at Easter, we do prefer to give our Beans just a little bit of chocolate and then a gift instead. […]
Woohoo proud to be Playmobil Playologists!
As the Beans and I were jumping in our car to head off on our first camping trip of the Summer, a parcel arrived which I had to hide straight away, otherwise we would never had got away on our holiday. It had the word ‘Playmobil‘ plastered all over it so I knew there were […]
Teaching kids responsibility with Karcher . . .
I have lost track of the number of times I have moaned about my Beans not having respect for their toys. I’m pretty sure it’s not just my Beans that throw their toys on the floor or leave them out in the garden to get all gunky in the rain and then moan that they […]