Balhungie Berry Farm

Hidden on the outskirts of Monifieth is one of our most favourite places; Balhungie Farm. As well as being busy running their working soft fruits farm, Michelle and David have also found the time to open up the grounds at the back of their farmhouse to the public, creating the most quaint setting for old and young […]

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School Readiness

Is your child ready for school? That’s a tough question isn’t it? There is no magical list to mark your child against as they transition from nursery to school and many people assume school readiness means some level of academic achievement; holding a pencil, writing their name, counting to 20, but let me tell you, […]

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Rainbow Pizza

It doesn’t matter what scientific explanation is, a rainbow is still utterly magical, right? Today we mixed up two of Summer’s favourite things; rainbows and Pizza! For this activity you will need; A pizza base (I used a shop bought one but feel free to use your own recipe) A tomato sauce ( I use […]

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Showcase Virtual Reality

There are four gaming booths available. The ‘Earthquake’ booth has two screens and moving floors and can be played by two players. There are four gaming booths available. The ‘Earthquake’ booth has two screens and moving floors and can be played by two players. VR car racing is also available and two car seats are […]

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Newton Farm

Just ten minutes outside of Dundee hides Newton Farm. A working farm offering bed and breakfast accommodation and award winning tours. They run tours most weekends and all details are available on their Facebook page. We had booked a 2 hour tour for 2pm and dressed for the occasion. Summer had her wellies and mud suit on, […]

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Slime

We have finally ventured into the weird and wonderful world of slime. Summer decided for her first attempt we should make some Pumpkin Guts Slime and her big brother was eager to help which is a rare sight! This slime mix makes a rubbery stretchy slime. We added pumpkin themed colouring but of course you […]

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Autumn Themed Activities

Autumn brings us a whole new colour palette and objects to play with. Developing an understanding of the changes in the weather and environment through play helps younger children to visually see the different seasons in the year. We don’t need an excuse to get outside but this Scavenger Hunt helped to focus our attentions […]

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Hairdresser Role Play

This week Summer asked to play hairdressers. She has been working on her cutting skills but neither of us were in need of a trim so with her help we made some interactive hair cutting models. For this activity you will need strong cardboard Scissors Sellotape Wool Brushes, spray bottles, bobbles and clips I added […]

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