Growing Cress Hair with a Toddler

Growing Cress Hair With A Toddler

Thanks to Teddy Bears and Cardigans for this guest post on growing cress hair. It’s such a simple but fun thing to do with young children. I love doing crafts with my grandson, Bear, and he loves them too. We especially enjoy anything that involves gardening. Bear thinks that seeds only grow flowers, and at 2 years […]

Herby Playdough

Herby Playdough

Herby Playdough Thanks to Clare from Clare’s Little Tots for this fantastic post on herby playdough. It is such a great idea to use herbs for sensory play and what child doesn’t love having fun with playdough! Herbs aren’t just great for cooking they’re also fun to add to sensory play such as playdough. There […]

The Beauty of Dips

The Beauty of Dips.

The beauty of dips – you can dip vegetables! Children can never eat too many vegetables. They provide the vitamins and minerals needed to support overall health. Carrot batons are an obvious vegetable to dip but try to aim for a variety – the more colours the better. Dips are a great way of encouraging […]

Children’s Books

Garden Safari Vegetable Soup

Books to encourage growing food: One way to excite children about cooking and/or growing things is to start from an existing interest. So why not inspire the natural desire in children to grow and taste food? Share the joy of growing food and the pleasure of trying something new together. Many children love story books […]