5 Gadgets To Make Live Easier For An Older Loved One

Independence, the one thing I think,  I'm sure you will agree, is one of the things that are most important to us. But also one that we probably take for granted the majority of the time.  Unfortunately though for some as they get older and head into the later years of live some have to fight to remain independent. For those who care for an older loved there are lots of gadgets out there to help their loved ones keep some independence. I've found 5 gadgets that will help older loved ones keep their independence in some of day to days most important situations.



Activity Time. Galaxy Sensory Bin

My mini monsters love a sensory bin and with our theme of space this fortnight I thought a galaxy space bin would be an awesome idea! I had never tried to colour rice before but thanks to the help of Clare and Emma I gave it a go and it came out amazing!

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Chad Valley Favourites! #ChadValleyPlayPanel

Back in October I announced we were part of the Chad Valley Play Panel, as our stint comes to an end I thought I would share some of our favourite toys from the last few months...



Fun Time Friday. 15 Dinosaur Activities For Kids

I've decided its time to pull my finger  out, I used to do so many activities with Evie and Jenson and poor little Elsie has always been the one 'left behind' So last week I  planned some simple, quick and easy activities, dinosaur themed because right now she loves herself a dinosaur or two! I thought I would share some of the activities that have kept us busy.

We have a small set of shelves that contain toys that Elsie (and the other monsters) can just grab and play with when they like and then I try and plan at least an extra activity a day, usually something that cant be left out, messy play, paint etc. So the last week on our 'learning shelves' I put dinosaur small world toys, wooden 'tree' blocks, stones, dinosaur themed jigsaws, puzzles, 'D' and 'd' stampers and ink pads, printables, dinosaur theme counting peg boards, dinosaur stickers and a variety of pens and papers.


Easter Popcorn Mix

Its no secret that my kids love a themed popcorn mix they love me to make them for all occasions and as movie nights are our favourite way to spend time as a family, let me tell you, I have made many a mix! Some end up on Instagram, some just get eaten, and some end up here on the blog. The monsters have been bugging me for an Easter mix since they spotted Hop on Netflix (or similar!) a few weeks ago and this weekend they finally got there wish, an Easter popcorn mix perfect for an Easter themed movie night!

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