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The Rainbow Boat by Hélène Ferreira

The Rainbow Boat by Hélène Ferreira

One night we lay in bed in the dark during loadshedding. With limited light and no TV, we were telling stories we had made up. The Rainbow Boat was my…Continue Reading

Train your brain with jigsaw puzzles (Feva Foam)

Train your brain with jigsaw puzzles (Feva Foam)

Completing a jigsaw puzzle has a number of surprising benefits. As educational toys go, this seemingly simple activity rocks. How do I buy myself 10 minutes for make up and…Continue Reading

A pet for my child: Why caving in is good

A pet for my child: Why caving in is good

When our children wanted a dog we had to think about it long and hard. We know. It’s a job. They wore us down and we started researching breeds. We…Continue Reading

The princess and the pea

The princess and the pea

I grew up with a number of sensory quirks, which seemed to run in the extended family. These goings on were duly noted and mostly disregarded. I recognise similar traits…Continue Reading

The Magic Mat and its little secret…

The Magic Mat and its little secret…

The Magic Mat is a magical adventure of movement. This is such a fun activity – with huge developmental benefits. It is a truly holistic approach to physical…Continue Reading