Monthly Archives: July 2012


Physical development

For anyone interested in the importance of physical activity for your little ones, Moving Smart is a great place to start. Physical development is a fascinating area and is often overlooked by childcare professionals as one of the most important … Continue reading


Professional development

I read an interesting article in Practical Pre-School a couple of weeks ago about free self-training resources and how to use the Internet to aid your self-development. I’m still in the early days of checking out iTunes U which enables … Continue reading


Capturing Memories

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I wanted to share this company with you Copycast Studios We had a cast made of our little ones hand and foot and are very pleased with the results 🙂 The company come out to your home and deliver the … Continue reading


Messy Play

Check out some of the messy play ideas courtesy of Alistair Bryce Clegg Let me know when you try them out and what works best! Alistair has a set of books out in October…50 fantastic things 🙂


Treasure baskets

Treasure baskets are a great resource for little ones – they’re cheap to put together, are ever changing…… and they open up a world of imagination for the adults as well who change the way they look at things as … Continue reading


Parent friendship

As I am now on maternity leave, I am enjoying spending time with the parents whose children I minded. We are often advised to keep our work and private lives separate as conflicts can arise in both instances that effect … Continue reading