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Chocolate Part One

Easter is coming up and I imagine there’ll be plenty of chocolate covered fingers and faces for a week or two. But is chocolate something you really want to be giving your kids, especially in these times of growing obesity? Let’s have a look at the facts. Read the rest of this entry »

Large Mark Making

First day back at toddler group after the holidays was rather busy. It’s great to see the children wanting to get involved with the art activity, especially as there are plenty of other toys and equipment for them to play with in the room. Read the rest of this entry »

Essential Oils

Before I get onto essential oils, I need to tell you about the special offers we have on at the moment because there are some real bargains on offer. Read the rest of this entry »

Fostering Creativity

This year I’m going to be looking at and researching how to foster creativity in children. I’m fascinated by this subject. I believe that being able to think in a creative way will help our children cope with the fast changing world we live in today that only looks to get more complex in years to come. Read the rest of this entry »


Hello and welcome to 2014! A new year always feels like a new beginning for me. Everything that’s happened in the last year is forgotten and we start afresh with a new page. Read the rest of this entry »

Christmas Sparkly Sculptures

This proved a very successful session with the toddlers. All the children were intensely involved with the materials – there were many tongues out in concentration as they threaded the beads on to the pipe cleaners. Read the rest of this entry »

Recycling Christmas Cards

What do you do with all the cards and packaging you receive over Christmas? Do you bin them? Recycle them? Or make them into something else? Read the rest of this entry »


I was just surfing around the internet looking for an idea for this week’s blog and came across an interesting website that lists the patents awarded over the years, month-by-month. Read the rest of this entry »

Class Christmas Tree!

Do you indulge in a class Christmas Tree? If you don’t, you really should. Nothing says Christmas like a wonderfully scented pine tree, dropping its needles all over your floor! Read the rest of this entry »

Hanukkah is Here Again!

If where you live is anything like where I live, from the end of November right up to 5th December there’ll be plenty of nine stemmed Menorah candles burning brightly for Hanukkah on these dark, cold nights. Read the rest of this entry »