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Inexpensive play

August 18, 2014 Filed under About Children

Although there is wide range of toys available today, children are often very happy with some simple inexpensive activities. 

Water and sand are always popular, and kitchen cupboards that are usually off-limits to very small people are always good for fun and noise.

Shady outside play area

January 14, 2011 Filed under Tip of the Day

You can make  a shady outside play area by hanging a large bed sheet over the clothesline.

Water play

October 3, 2010 Filed under Inexpensive play

(You MUST supervise this with young children!)

The main ingredients are:

  • The kitchen sink, bathroom hand-basin, a plastic bucket, or a no longer used baby bath
  • Water from the tap
  • Stool or step for child to stand on.

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Distracting young children

July 5, 2010 Filed under Tip of the Day

Young children can be easily distracted from something that has upset them or could be a danger to them.  Simply show them a different toy, pick up a book or start playing with blocks.

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