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Top three tips for buying a garden slide

If there’s one thing that’s guaranteed to get a little one excited on a sunny day, it’s a brand new slide in the back garden. 199 more words

Buying Guides

Outside time.

A friend and I were talking about how apparently a lot of people don’t think that kids play outside anymore how sad that is. It’s sad that people assume parents don’t make outside play a priority and it’s also sad that some kids aren’t getting outside enough! 261 more words

Story: The River Elf

Written by and copyright to Jennifer McCormack, February 2015.

This story is adapted from one I wrote in July 2014 and published on my blog… 1,734 more words


Water Bead Play

We had never played with water beads until this summer – I was always a bit worried that the girls might eat them and I was never sure what to do with them. 487 more words

Messy Play

Practical Parenting: O is for

We often overlook the major impact outdoor play can have on our children’s development – physically we are inviting them to use their muscles as they run, climb, hop, skip, throw a ball and so on. 201 more words

Steph Dawson-Cosser

Nature Connection Pyramid

i like this infographic from the Nature Kids’ Institute, which gives “recommended daily allowances” style of recommendations for getting your child outside. (They have a free five part series of short videos on “ 291 more words