Busy things – learning through play

*We were kindly asked to try Busy Things and share our thoughts* As a homeschooling family, we are always on the lookout for apps, sites, and resources that we can use to supplement or complement learning and Busy Things is something we have found very useful. It’s a site with fun, educational games for kids, […]

Are you ready to play Bank Attack?

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent Bank Attack to review* We are always on the lookout for fun games to play as a family and Bank Attack is a perfect family game that will challenge your skills and make you realize just how ruthless your other family members can be. Are you […]

3 Awesome Card Games for Kids

This is a collaborative post sharing why trading card games are a great idea to get your kids into* There are lots of amazing trading card games available for kids that are both fun, developmentally appropriate and worthwhile experience. Not only can children learn a lot from these amazing games, but they’re also a brilliant […]

Word Search Junior – learning whilst playing

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent a game to try* We are big fans of games that can be played as a family but that are also educational. Word Search Junior is a fun game that helps early readers use their skills whilst learning and playing against other people and it’s a […]

The Top Ways Children Learn Through Play

In early years, children learn about things through touching, feeling and playtime. This vital stage in their development soon starts to give them the tools to know what their likes and dislikes are, plus watching other children play and network assists in developing their tolerance and natural interaction skills. Traditional playtime is also an important […]

Old School Play Made Modern For Today

    *this is a collaborative post and images sources from Pixaby* We can all think of at least a few occasions when someone has told us that things were better in the past. They’ll say: “X number of years ago, we didn’t have all this!” – and “this” can mean anything from iPads to […]

Ready for action with Sling Stix

The summer is coming, and the weather has finally started to show us the promise of sunshine. This means we can get outside in the garden and play. Good news for us, we love being outside, as I think most families with kids do and it’s so nice to be able to get out and […]