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
Little one adores this colourful, well written book and as her dadda has a beard she can really relate to the funny things that Mian explores. The Muslim father in the book is an imaginative, funny character who clearly has a lovely relationship with his children in the story. What a great representation! The book … Continue reading Book review: My Dad’s Beard by Zainab Mian
I Love You as Big as the World by David Van Buren. This book follows two adorable bears on a very busy day, sharing their immense love for each other. The bears share playful, loving, relaxing moments and often hand in hand. The repetition of "I Love you..." on each page makes the text memorable for … Continue reading Book review: I Love You as Big as the World by David Van Buren
Naughty Bus by Jan and Jerry Oke. I have loved this book for years and now Little One is enjoying it too. It is a book filled with fantastic photo images telling the story of a bus that a little boy receives as a gift. The text in the book is shaped in such a … Continue reading Book review: Naughty Bus by Jan and Jerry Oke
My best ever pop up Space book by Clare Lloyd and Caryn Jenner. This hardback book is a fantastic introduction to Space and to non-fiction books. The text used is simple and concise for young children to understand. The pop up surprises really do add a 'wow' factor and will be sure to keep your little ones wanting … Continue reading My best ever pop up Space book
We love breakfast in our household and are keen to start the day the right way. We do our best to eat healthy nutritious meals in the morning, and avoid eating sugar filled cereals. Occasionally I make Little One's breakfast even more special by creating a design on her porridge. Have you attempted a little bit … Continue reading Porridge with a design twist
Below are activities that I completed with Little One after reading Naughty Bus.
The Best Ever pop up Space book inspired me to complete activities with Little One that were Space connected. Below are some images showing these activities. Perhaps you could get your little ones to give some a try?