HABA Terra Kids – Real Woodworking Tools

One Hundred Toys recently asked if we would test out a pile of fabulous-looking, kid-sized real woodwork tools from HABA. The kids and I love woodwork. We’ve had woodwork fun out in the woods, at forest school, and at home with a bit of softwood. So we were more than happy…

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Leaf Painting – Quick and Easy Nature Craft

Leaves painted bright colours, with a stick used as a paintbrush

Leaf painting is an absolute favourite, with my kids, and something that we do all the time. We do a lot of painting in our house, and love finding different things to paint. After all, flat paper can be SO last earlier-this-morning. We try to bring natural materials into our…

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Puddle Jumping

Do your kids love puddle play? There is magic in puddles that seems to call to all children. It’s a rare child who can resist the urge to stomp, splash, swish and splatter through them. Regardless of whether or not they’re wearing their wellies! It’s a well known kid-fact that…

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Play Simple – An Autumn Pretend-Picnic

Serving up Conker Soup and Pinecone Stew Autumn is my favourite time of year. But even so there can be times when the days are grey and gloomy.  At times like that, I’ll set up a pretend picnic for T-Bird and her toys. Her favourite is put together from nature…

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Please Miss Postman…

T-Bird is currently unable to resist posting things at the moment, and so it seemed only fitting that I dug out G-Man’s old, handmade and now-slightly-tatty, play postbox for her to play with.

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