What’s on our Shelves- Art, Sewing, Language and Maths

Hi there, Since moving house we have made a few minor changes to the set up and storage of my children’s Art, craft, math and language supplies. Firstly, I sat down with my children and we wrote down what items they wanted to keep out/were currently using and what items we should put into a … More What’s on our Shelves- Art, Sewing, Language and Maths

Independence in the home- shared bedroom and wardrobe update (2019)

We have been in our new house approximately four weeks now. Even though we have constantly been fixing things up around the house (inside and outside) and making a bit of a mess in the process, one of the things we have done though, was ensure that at least we all had our bedrooms set … More Independence in the home- shared bedroom and wardrobe update (2019)

Our week so far and supporting independence (shoe storage and cleaning zone)

Hi there, Things have been good. We are a bit more settled into our new home now and my children are already in their second week of school. We are still pottering trying to at least clean up what we can around the house. To me though, this isn’t a chore, it’s something fun we … More Our week so far and supporting independence (shoe storage and cleaning zone)

Simplifying spaces- bedroom changes and a possible house move

Hello all, I hope you have had a lovely week so far. We got the news recently that the rental property we currently live in has gone on the market. That means every week there will be an open house on a Saturday morning, plus very likely some viewings during the week. I remember this … More Simplifying spaces- bedroom changes and a possible house move

What’s on our work/play shelves; our recent shelf rotation

For quite some time now, we have been keeping all of our excess toys and materials in a cupboard on a low shelf that both of my children have access to, so they can change items on their play/work shelves anytime they like. I have kept things to a minimum, so there is no overwhelm … More What’s on our work/play shelves; our recent shelf rotation

Nature Journaling- our nature journals and art caddy

Do your children enjoy writing, drawing or painting what they observe in nature? Maybe they enjoy collecting found items such as leaves, flower petals or feathers and sticking them into a book for safe keeping? One way we foster nature journaling is to spend lost of time in nature and where possible, have our art … More Nature Journaling- our nature journals and art caddy