Ever see those amazing Pinterest perfect science activities and think 'I wish I knew how to do that for my child!'. Well guess what, you can! Luisa is a truly awesome Mama who is a whizz at making science accessible to kids of all ages. Her Instagram page, @tinyn3rds, is a flurry of exciting experiments and other sensational STEAM activities. Today she is taking the time to give us some top tips to make science more accessible in our homes.
Hands up who can't resist all of the cute Valentine's crafting supplies in the stores at the moment? We looooove getting crafty with hearts, and so does our friend Myriam over on Instagram (@mothercould). She is sharing two super simple but hugely engaging Valentine's activities which take a matter of minutes to set up. Enjoy!
Valentine's treats don't have to all be full of sugar. We enlisted the help of Two Hangry Moms to share three of their favorite fruit-themed Valentine's Day Snacks. If you don't already follow these two lovely ladies on Instagram then we are pretty sure you will once you see these recipes. Head to their website for more tasty yet healthy snacks and meals for your kids.
We're glad we aren't the only parents who love all those cute stuffed animals our kids have, but also simultaneously loathe all the space they take up! Ashley from Parenting the Principal is sharing how the Stuff 'n Sit has helped her to contain the critter chaos in her home.
Do your kids enjoy Halloween as much as ours? We love adding a spooky twist to our crafts and play at this time of year. That's why we got so excited when we saw these two fun ideas from Myriam who runs @mothercould on Instagram.
Creative QT is a family-owned business and we love seeing fellow parents following their passions and turning them into small businesses. Kristie from Little Learning Hands did just that, and she is here to tell us all about her journey.
Life as a stay at home Mom or Dad can be isolating and frustrating at times. Hence many of us turn to social media as a means of community and work. Today we've got the lovely Meghan from @new_trick_kids sharing how she grew her creative play account to over 10,000 followers in less than six months!
We love the excitement of decorating our kids' bedrooms, but we also sometimes struggle to know how to make it an ideal environment for their well-being. We've got a treat today, as Annabelle Short, is sharing 7 top tips with us!
It's that time of year again... packed lunches for school! We usually keep up good habits for the first week and then run out of ideas! Thankfully Giorgina from @teenytinymeals is sharing some top tips for successful packed lunches for kids.
It's so tough to keep churning out nutritious food round the clock. We totally fall into the 'grab a bag of Goldfish' category when it comes to snacks. So we were super glad to get these four awesome ideas from @heather_kidskitchen for nutritious snack! Her Instagram feed is full of bright and beautiful food for your kids so make sure you pay her a visit!
Anyone got a kiddo who loves getting messy 'n muddy? Well we have some awesome new muddy play ideas from the lovely Heidi at @the_harmony_tree_house!
Who else loves that party feeling of gathering family together over the 4th of July weekend? It's such a fun time, and we've got the perfect way to get crafting, and maybe a little competitive too, with your nearest and dearest. Karla from @blastasticday is sharing this super cute DIY ball toss game that she made with her son ready for Independence Day. Read on to find out how to make your own!
We've had some awesome guest bloggers join us recently! Here's a round-up of their amazing play ideas to help inspire some creative learning and quality family time.
Looking to be inspired with some fresh new creative play ideas? Look no further than the lovely Michelle from @createlaughlearn. Her feed is overflowing with awesome ways to engage your kids in play based learning activities, and best of all they are activities which can be easily followed. Michelle has kindly put together her favorite five play based learning activities that she does with her sweet little 3 year old.
Sensory play not only strengthens the bond between parent and child, but is also proven to assist with cognitive, social and emotional development. These benefits last a lifetime and are some of the most valuable lessons one can learn. All the while, creating cherished times families will remember most.