Our Drink Station

Our Drink Station

Why is it that every time our youngsters utter the words “I NEED a drink, please” we will always have our hands full. Looking after our littles keeps us really busy and I am all for delegating, especially if the task is going to benefit our little ones and give them a wonderful sense of […]

Nature Play: Mulberry Play Dough

Nature Play: Mulberry Play Dough

Our garden provides lots of opportunities for children’s nature play. When we purchased our home ten years ago, I had two major missions to achieve in the garden. Plant a lemon tree. Plant a Mulberry tree. I have fond memories from childhood of climbing a mulberry tree and feasting on big, fat, juicy mulberries amongst […]

15 Ways To Support Your Child’s Learning At Preschool

15 Ways To Support Your Child’s Learning At Preschool

After several requests from parents here’s 15 ways you can support your child’s learning at preschool. There are many more that I haven’t listed here today, so enjoy these ideas and I’ll post more soon! At Playful Matters we begin the year with Practical Life and Sensorial materials. We advise parents against purchasing Montessori materials […]