Mrs. McCloud’s biscuits​

Mrs. McCloud bakes biscuits​ On most Friday afternoons.​ Sniffing that fresh baked smell, ​ The twins are over the moon.​ ​ Right out of the oven​ they are very very hot.​ The twins are too impatient​ and want to…

Yip and the bone​

Yip the dog doesn’t want to share her bone,​ She hides it away, so she can later play alone.​ ​ She catches a cold and her nose can’t sniff or smell,​ She can’t remember where she hid her bone…

Louis and the Cave

Louis was a little lion who wished to grow big and brave. One day he went exploring And discovered a deep dark cave. He wanted to prove to himself That he was bravest of them all. So he put…

Good shooting star

Izzy had been very good, both mum and dad agreed   She had twinkled hard for many nights She hadn’t stopped to see the sights  She hadn’t chatted with the lights   A perfect star indeed.   “What do…

A lucky escape

Yip woke early and stretched in his cosy bed of flattened grass … he’d been having a lovely dream about being a great explorer. “I wonder if I’ll find anything interesting today!” he thought to himself, and off he…

Puppets

If you have some puppets you can have a great time putting on plays for each other or role playing with them. Make up stories and give the characters names.  When you have used the names enough see if…

Where did teddy go?

Show your toddler the teddy and say, “Teddy is going to hide! Can you find him?” When your toddler is not looking, hide the teddy somewhere. Choose easy hiding places at first and once your little one gets the…

What is missing

Place 4 objects on a tray, encourage you child describe each object and what makes them memorable. Is this one bigger or smaller than the others? How are they the same and how are they different?. Now cover the…

Colour sorter

With coloured pots and/or colour cardboard rolls as chutes, create a colour sorting station. Not only can you simply encourage baby to sort the colours while you announce each one that goes down the chute but you could also…

Ball Games / Bean-bag Games

An easy way to boost your child’s self-esteem is to introduce them to some of your favourite catching games using a bean bag rather than a ball. It moves more slowly through the air and is easier to grip,…