I might have left it a little long since my last #familyplay blog post, but this one is right on time – Christmas time! Here I have curated a few of my favourite Christmas activities and games that the whole family can play and do together, no matter their age, over the festive period.
The first is my personal favourite and one that we play all the time, no matter how young or old. Pictionary. Now the twist is that you create the...
I am delighted to share with you #playmat_ters – a commitment to donate Totter + Tumble playmats to community resources in need, be it a hospital ward, therapy centre or hospice every month using a percentage of sales. So far, Totter + Tumble playmats have been donated, or are on their way, to:
- Eastbourne District General Hospital, in the short stay paediatric unit
- The Lister Hospital, Paedeatric unit, via the East and North Herefordshire Hospitals Charity
- The Starlight Childrens Ward at Wynthenshawe Hospital
- The Sky Ward at Great Ormond Street Hospital
- The Shooting Stars Hospice, Guildford
- The Shooting...
The next in the #FamilyPlay series gets a bit messy! But with just a simple idea and few resources, all the family can join in...
Footprints delight children, don't they? Footprints in the sand, in the mud, or wet feet pitter pattering across the floor. It’s become a fascination for my 3 year old who squeals in delight when she spots her own, and then imaginatively prances around making more and more eagerly copied by her little brother.
The first hurrah moment came on the ‘big beach’ down in...
In June 2018 I was thrilled to hear Totter + Tumble Playmats had been shortlisted for a Junior Design Award in the category for Best Interiors Product Design (Accessory), and was even more delighted to see the company I had with the large and small businesses also shortlisted in the same category. And what is most exciting, is that all the products shortlisted all complement each other as both stylish and functional products, so here I am going to quickly introduce each one and why I would love to have them in my family home.
What child does not like animals? You have most probably been to your local visitor farm and zoo a dozen times, but have you ever thought about how you could engage all your children with lions, zebra, giraffes and hippos at home?
Following on from our construction focused Family Play, here we dive into to the topical world of habitats and animals for all your children - meaning you can all play together.
What you need:
- a box!
- moss/ grass trimmings
- a couple of stones
- toy trees or cut branches to create
- safari animal toys (these could be...