5 easy ways to encourage handwriting skills (no screens involved!)

Do you remember spending hours as a child carefully drawing elaborate borders, full of patterns and colours? Can you remember hours spent on title pages with beautiful bubble writing headlines? Given the crucial role handwriting plays in a child’s literacy development, experts are keen to keep pens in hand. If you’re looking for ways to encourage your kids to put down the […]

Ten gardening activities preschoolers and toddlers will love

You might think that spending time in the garden with small children is a little too dirt-sprinkled or boring, but the great outdoors provides lots of opportunities to learn about the natural world and where we fit in. It’s also the perfect way to de-stress, create something beautiful and spend some super-rewarding time together, screen-free.