Shortly after Little One (my eldest daughter) was born I bought a selection of books from a lady whose little girl had outgrown. The books I bought from her were in fantastic condition and it included this book, Usborne Look and Say: Beach. I had never seen this book before nor the other books in … Continue reading Look and say books featuring Usborne Look and Say: Beach.
Little One is due to start nursery in September and my radar is on for schoolish books. On a recent library visit this gorgeous book was waiting to be read. Never Take a Bear to a School is a funny, upbeat rhyming page turner that is such a treat. Different from other "starting school" books it … Continue reading Book review: Never Take a Bear to school by Mark Sperring.
Ramadan is a very special time of year for Muslims all around the world. It is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, where Muslims fast during day light hours. Children are not required to fast until they reach their time of puberty. However, as you can imagine there will be many children who witness … Continue reading Embracing Ramadan with an Eid ul Fitr countdown for children.
It must have been You! By Zanib Mian and illustrated by Fatima Mian. This super book is a heart warming read aloud book that my eldest daughter (whom I normally call Little One) has taken quite a liking to. It is a clever read that makes you think about children and their actions. Sometimes things seem … Continue reading Book review: It Must Have Been You! By Zanib Mian
Once Upon a Time Book Bundles is an internet based business that sells various book bundles. This includes travel book bundles, baby and toddler book bundles, monthly book bundles and special book bundles where you can purchase 10 books for £10 and 20 books for £20. The business caters for children from newly born to twelve … Continue reading Review: Once Upon a Time Book Bundles
I was really excited to receive some post from the team behind Troo Granola. They are currently a family run business and want to encourage healthier eating habits. Troo granola was also a Great Tasting Award winner in 2016. We all really enjoy breakfast in our house and granola is something we buy frequently but … Continue reading Review: Troo Granola
I wanted to purchase a single bed for my daughter however, I was aware that this would be a lot bigger then her original cotbed. Purchasing a bed guard seemed the sensible option to ensure my daughter would be safe and not fall out of the bed. There are many bed guards on the market, including ones with … Continue reading Review: Wooden bed guard/rail by BabyDan
Here are some activities that we have completed using the popular book The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle as inspiration. Little One has enjoyed this book for some time now and as it is a frequent read during bedtime she particularly enjoyed the activities. Painting a butterfly using the many colours found in the book. Many … Continue reading Toddler activities inspired by The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
Pip and Posy: The Big Balloon by Axel Scheffler. Book published by Nosy Crow. This fantastic book is written by the talented illustrator Axel Scheffler. The book is based on two friends, Pip, a rabbit and Posy, a mouse. In this story Pip has a lovely red balloon that everyone admires but it soon pops leaving … Continue reading Book review: Pip and Posy: The Big Balloon
Little One was first introduced to this book when I was expecting her little sister, as discussed in my blog post You're going to be a big sister. It's a lovely read showing Topsy and Tim's friend getting ready for his siblings arrival. It shows the journey from expectant mummy to big brother helping mummy … Continue reading Book review: Topsy and Tim: The New Baby