Whispers, words, and wanderings

Let’s write your list of what inspires you; whether it is a walk in the park, a magazine read, mooching round the shops or time with friends and squeeze as much into your week as you possibly can. And if it’s reading Blogs or watching Vlogs then scroll down to find some of mine.
I hope they put a skip in your step and a twinkle in your eye.

01 AugThe Magic of… Spoons


An Introduction to the Series Welcome to a new series on the blog: The Magic of… where we explore the magic…

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10 DecWhy touch is essential to a baby’s development


Touch is one of the nicest senses to share. The touch of people close to babies can have a hugely calming…

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03 DecWords of advice for new parents


In every new parent’s voice, you can hear the excitement and wonder as they tell you, ‘It’s a boy’ or ‘It’s…

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18 NovAchieve deeper learning with an inquiry-based approach


Imagination is essential in the learning process and can advance cognitive development. Young children often learn about historical events, different cultures…

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14 NovCreative capers in concoction corner


Children are curious creatures. They explore, question, and wonder; and by doing so, they learn. Jamie loves to experiment. He loves unusual things. He is always keen…

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07 NovLet’s hear it for hearing


Scientists would suggest that, even before birth, each one of us has an awareness of our surroundings through our senses, one…

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30 OctLet’s paint with hot chocolate!


Not much can beat the warm, comforting taste and aroma of a cup of hot chocolate on a cold winter’s day,…

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25 OctSpotlight on Sight


As well as the senses of touch, taste and smell, sight plays an important role in the initial stages of the…

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15 OctCommunicating through the senses


Focusing on a child’s senses will provide you with many ways to help them to develop effective communication, social and emotional…

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11 OctMy 6 favourite dough recipes


Use these tried and tested recipes to create a selection of malleable materials to tempt children’s senses. Then try adding your…

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