Makes · Uncategorized

No-sew, no-mess play pizza

My girls and I love making pizzas together, but sometimes we don’t have the time for the mess and planning this needs.  Cue the no-sew, no-mess felt pizza!!  This is very easy to make, and it provides lots of play opportunities.  Being a flat game, it is even something you could put in an envelope… Continue reading No-sew, no-mess play pizza

Meat free meals · Uncategorized

Dharling dhal

This Darling Dhal uses lots of vegetables.  I freeze it because the dhal can work well as a lunch standby too.  The yoghurt dip provides a cool, fresh contrast to the warmly spiced dish.  The toasted naan bread makes it a diptastic tea.  I also like to eat this with Mango chutney. Suitable for freezing Preparation… Continue reading Dharling dhal


Sea small world exploration

  Make some simple additions to your water play and create a sea small world to explore melting and colours.  Using warm water means its something you can still enjoy doing outside, even if the weather is chilly. You will need: bubble bath or washing up liquid a tub of water hand whisk 6 plastic… Continue reading Sea small world exploration

Meat free meals · Sweet treats

Chocolate snowballs

These Chocolate snowballs are an easy-to-make Christmas treat.  They are a twist on the milk chocolate rice crispy cakes I used to enjoy making when I was little.  If you can find the mini cake cases, this makes it easier to make the snowballs, but I have tried these just using baking parchment instead and… Continue reading Chocolate snowballs


Old play dough Christmas decorations

How about transforming your tired old play dough into spectacular Christmas decorations?  Our play dough always ends up being a murky brown colour and too tough to play with; just the right stuff to be given a Christmas face lift!  These can be easily made by young children and look very effective, hanging on the… Continue reading Old play dough Christmas decorations