Louis’ mane

Louis the lion loves his silky mane But ask Mummy – looking after it’s a pain Combing it each morning , washing it at night Just to make sure it gleams shiny, healthy & bright At first, he didn’t…

Izzy’s magic sleeping dust

Izzy has a colourful bag Filled with magic sleeping dust She’ll sprinkle all night – from dusk till dawn Because sleeping for all is a must Each night we must sleep soundly We all need our good-night rest We…

Tugging box

This simple game helps baby learn cause and effect while also teaching them textures and colours. Grab an old M&Y box and puncture some holes in it. Thread various colours, textures and lengths of ribbon and/or laces through the…

Listen carefully, then we’ll begin

When Madam Pustakais reading We must be quiet and still We don’t want to miss any word that is said So we’ll listen carefully until…   We’ve reached the end of the story We’ve heard all that was to…

Copy cat

Babies learn by copying others, which is why this fun game helps to feed his imagination, encourage his language and vocabulary skills as well as improve his hand eye coordination. Sit with baby opposite you and play a game…

Little rock star

Look around you (normally in the kitchen) and you will find an amazing orchestra of instruments: Some pans and wooden spoon = drum kit A container filled with rice or pasta = maraca A cardboard box and some elastic…

Bubbles

Blow bubbles into the air and announce ‘bubble time’.  Encourage you little one to move around and pop them by directing them to ones that may be floating away.  What a great way to start introducing your child to…

Play-Dough

This super-easy playdough recipe is the perfect way to spend a rainy afternoon inside. It’s quick enough to hold a young child’s attention and you only need a few ingredients. It can be stored in an air-tight bag or container. If your…

Sand / Water Play

Great for developing motor skills, but also just great fun. No need for expensive equipment or even to confine it to the garden. Fill a shallow seed tray with sand and a spoon or hands can be used to…

Rolling-a-ball

Even before your baby is mobile he can enjoy playing with a ball. As soon as he is able to sit independently, encourage him to roll the ball to you and you back to him. This can be played…