The Ultimate Transform Your Play GIVEAWAY

contains affiliate links Day 30 | 30 Days to Transform Your Play We made it! 30 Days to Transform Your Play. Boy! Did we ever cover a lot in this series! I hope you enjoyed it as much as Rachel and I enjoyed bringing it to you. We started the series talking about our children’s […]

Connecting with the Natural World | Day 29 – 30 Days to Transform Your Play

Day 29 | 30 Days to Transform Your Play In every grain of sand there is a story of the earth ~ Rachel Carson We have left the best until last. I think I can say with great certainty that today’s topic has had the most profound impact on how I view play. Today we […]

Pretend Play | Day 28 – 30 Days to Transform Your Play

The Importance of Pretend Play for Children (from An Everyday Story)

contains affiliate links Day 28 | 30 Days to Transform Your Play Here we are with two days to go; my second last post before our big giveaway on Wednesday. Today we are talking about pretend play; that magical play when our children drift off into their own world and give us glimpses through their […]

Preparation | Day 26 & 27 – 30 Days to Transform Your Play

Day 26 & 27 – 30 Days to Transform Your Play The month just flew by, didn’t it? Here we are with only three posts to go. Rachel and I have been busy putting something really wonderful together for you all for our last day on Wednesday. A giveaway! We’ve approached some of our favourite […]

10 Reasons to Love Loose Parts | Day 25 – 30 Days to Transform Your Play

30 Days to Transform Your Play Series from An Everyday Story

Day 25 | 30 Days to Transform Your Play We’ve talked about so much in this series, haven’t we? Playdough, clay, drawing, construction, choosing and organising toys… and throughout most of the posts there’s been something in common; loose parts. Here’s a little something I’ve written about loose parts before: “In 1972, architect Simon Nicholson […]

Improving a Sand Pit | Day 24 – 30 Days to Transform Your Play

Improving a Sand Pit - 30 Days to Transform Your Play from An Everyday Story

Day 24 | 30 Days to Transform Your Play Time for a little play. Today we are talking about sand. I think sand can be a little like playdough; it’s a classic childhood experience and so we tend to have an idea about what kinds of play happens in the sandpit. Building sandcastles, making roads […]