Executive function skills help children in every day living situations and the kitchen is a great place to develop them.
Halloween is an increasingly popular retailer’s delight! Kids are definitely not immune to the fun of the event. As a parent, it can come with a range of emotions relating to the influx of candies and sweets. I always like to embrace anything that my kids show an interest in. This can be through creative […]
Fennel frond pesto, you say? Delicious, you say? But…. Dun. Dun. Dun. It’s green. My kids aren’t going near it! Ok. I get it. Fussy eaters are notorious for not eating their greens. There are a few reasons behind our nutrient packed green vegie friends getting shunned by our little angels at dinner time. Today, […]
Sensory play with an extra purpose – heartfelt, home made gifts! We made an assortment of things including mini herb planters and necklaces from a simple home made air dry clay recipe. You can make quite the collection of gifts for birthdays, mother’s day, valentine’s day or Christmas with the following added benefits of sensory […]
Making your own scented bubble mix is a fun way to increase some smell exposures for children. Olfactory sense building exercises are not always easy to come by, often they sort of waft on in. They can be fun and “on purpose” though! Scented bubble mix is a great activity prior to meals to engage […]
With only 2 ingredients, I barely had to help my 3 year old make these frozen fruit and yoghurt bites. These are great for kids to make. You just need a bowl, a spoon and a novelty ice cube tray. The sensory play with the yoghurt and berries is great for little fingers. Schedule the […]
When a toddler tantrum is in full swing about food, it’s easy to jump into “fix it… and fix it now” mode. My daughter has definitely had this exact same tantrum about bananas and opening them and them breaking and… my help. I even detailed the tantrum event in my post on helping fussy eaters […]
Parents with allergies to consider in their family, are often looking for ways to have a food that is safe for everyone and fun. These cookies are gluten free, egg free, dairy free and are low in sugar. They are simple to make and only take 8 minutes to bake. The chocolate yogi sent me […]