Play dough pairs

We created a new game of pairs today using play dough shapes and cutters. Leah helped cut out the shapes before making them into a game. First, we played matching and afterwards Kim’s game which is really good for memory. Leah had lots of fun changing the game as we went along.

At the farm

It is lambing season and Leah has been fortunate enough to feed the lambs. We have used this time of year to think about the different kinds of flowers that grow and baby animals being born. She also had the opportunity to choose her own daffodils and then watch them blossom after a day or… Continue reading At the farm

3 years old!

Leah has recently turned 3 and for her birthday celebrations I took her to see some sea creatures followed by building and soft play. She had a fun filled day and did not want to go home! The Sealife centre captured her attention for around an hour and then she was bored!! However, the Discovery… Continue reading 3 years old!


At home, we have wrapped presents and wrote Christmas cards for family and friends. We have tasted lots of different food and baked our own cakes too!!

Soft play

I have recently taken Leah to soft play and it has enabled her to develop her social and physical skills. Some of the soft play centres are also sensory and have additional features such as the air blowing ball machine that Leah enjoyed exploring. The soft play area had several different slides, climbing ropes, a… Continue reading Soft play


Moving along to music has always been delivered well at settings and children are encouraged to create their own dance movements. Leah is currently getting into the joy of Christmas and loves dancing freely alongside her musical Christmas tree.

Name writing

Leah has started to show an interest in her name and what it looks like in print. I ensure her name has a purpose such as labelling her belongings or writing birthday cards. She enjoys using felt pens; so I wrote her name using a yellow highlighter and encouraged her to trace over the letters… Continue reading Name writing

Library Visit

We recently visited our local library and they have such a vast array of children’s books you never need to purchase one again!! My daughter can issue and return her books and enjoys the whole process. I would highly recommend using them.