Halloween crafts

It's no secret that halloween crafts are my favourite thing to do in autumn and we had loads of fun doing them last year. I love the colours and the spooky themes and there are hundreds of ideas and inspiration on Pinterest. We joined a 31 day halloween challenge on instagram and we completed a … Continue reading Halloween crafts

10 little pumpkins printable

I spoke in a previous post about the importance of early numeracy for children and how it builds a  foundation for learning later in primary school. I try to incorporate numbers and counting in everyday things we do, such as counting the steps when going up and down, looking for numbers when we're out and about … Continue reading 10 little pumpkins printable

Valentines Day Activities

It's the run up to Valentine's Day and I'm excited about all the crafts I have up my sleeve for little Bee to enjoy. I have a list of things we did last year as well as a few pins saved on Pinterest. Valentines are some of my favourite crafts and I love all the … Continue reading Valentines Day Activities

Potty training

So we've been working hard and focusing on potty training for the past few months. We've been extremely lucky with little bee and he's taken to using the toilet really quickly. We weren't actually planning on potty training until Christmas time when little bee will be closer to 3. However he had different ideas and … Continue reading Potty training

Exercise and movement

We recently got started on our tot school journey and the first topic we embarked on was exercise and movement.  With some help from the simply learning website we got well on our way to lots of fun and learning. I made a list of activities, videos, songs and books related to the topic of exercise and … Continue reading Exercise and movement

Learning shapes

Shapes are one of the earliest mathematical skills that kids learn about and there are a whole load of fun and interesting games and activities out there on the Internet. We've been looking at shapes a lot recently and we've done a few fun activities. A lot of the shape activities I found can be … Continue reading Learning shapes

Numeracy all day long

In recent years the Scottish Government has identified a drop in maths skills in school age children all over the country. The previous drive in schools has been towards helping children become more literate but recently there has been a large focus on maths and raising the standards in schools to help support children develop … Continue reading Numeracy all day long