Open-Ended Small World Play

Open-Ended Small World Play

I used to be scared of setting up small world playscapes for my children. I’m serious. The thought of the time and energy that would go into gathering up the bits and pieces, the setting it all up, to only watch it destroyed in a matter of moments that would see me throw up my […]

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 […]