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Making Your Space work for all the Family

Making Your Space work for all the Family

 Whether you are nesting ahead of a new addition or quietly realising that your home is your home too-  we have got you covered! The truth is that whether an open plan home is your preference, or you seek separate, designated rooms, the nature of having children means that you will live in the same spaces. This blog looks at the different spaces in which our Totter + Tumblers use their playmats, and it may give you a few ideas for your own home. 

We love seeing our playmats in their new homes. Here are some of our favourite set-ups that we think have managed...


21 Brands to Shop Small with this Christmas

21 Brands to Shop Small with this Christmas

We know our Totter + Tumblers love the quality of our Totter + Tumble playmats and the extra sprinkle of service you get with buying from a small brand. So, this year to make shopping with small brands easier, we’ve teamed up with twenty other independent online brands to offer our best at Christmas all in one place. Our aim is to make shopping small for Christmas simple and packed full of treats for you.

First things first-  how can you access these amazing small designers and business discounts? Simply sign up to just ONE of the brands’ newsletters mentioned...


Choosing your Perfect Playmat - Updated!

Choosing your Perfect Playmat - Updated!

 Having lots of choice is both a plus and a negative - it can make choosing harder! Totter + Tumble playmats are made to fit in subtly with your interior, so finding the right one for your home is imperative! This updated blog post helps you to see the different playmats side by side, so you can see your grey from your gray and your seagrass blue from your iron blue. Now, the new collection is included too.  

When I refused to put down our jigsaw playmat in our newly renovated family kitchen, which was to be our main family...


Holiday Planning with London's Little Thinkers

Holiday Planning with London's Little Thinkers

It dawned on me a few weeks ago that the long summer holidays were fast approaching, and other than looking at what was being discussed on my local facebook group or scrolling through a very wide range on Timeout, I was initially stumped. And then I remembered London's Little Thinkers.

Rebecca, the founder, and I worked together for many years at a London primary school and I was always so inspired by her teaching and creativity, and loved the enthusiasm and commitment she has. 

I reached out to Rebecca and...


Tracks for Creativity

Tracks for Creativity

Once in a blue moon, I will be asked if I would consider putting a (beautiful, and muted) activity track on one reversible side of my playmats, and whilst I consider all the suggestions I am given, the answer for this is straightforward. No. 

It is not because I don't think activity mats and rugs don't have a place, or can't be done beautifully - they absolutely can. But the reasoning behind my decision is three fold: purpose, sustainability and better options exist. 

 

So what do I mean about purpose? You may be thinking that a road or train...