day 30 – change the batteries

This is going to sound like the dorkiest game ever. And I can’t explain the attraction. But the kid in our life wants this all the time for as long as I can stand it. It produces silence so you can do it while listening to something/someone else. Great for church or coffee with aContinue reading “day 30 – change the batteries”

day 22 – dressing up

A dress-up box is a handy thing. Add to it when you have the opportunity with scarves, old hats, gloves, handbags, belts, small adult garments, and those Cinderella high heels you find in perfect condition in opp-shops because no normal adult fits them. Look for fabrics with good textures and patterns – a chiffon scarf,Continue reading “day 22 – dressing up”

day 21 – let your light shine

Playing with children is about recognising playpotential (new word) in the everyday. Take light, for instance. Light enters your home in different ways at different times of the day and in different seasons. This produces magical effects and impromptu science lessons, even a little Googling, since most of us aren’t physicists. But take the opportunityContinue reading “day 21 – let your light shine”