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Want wrapping paper that is better than the actual gift? Read this!     

Want wrapping paper that is better than the actual gift? Read this!     

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Written by Elise Clarkson
Anyone else get really obsessed over well thought out wrapping paper? OR (like me) you leave ever...
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Spring Nature Bingo!

Spring Nature Bingo!

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Written by Elise Clarkson
I'm recycling Spring Bingo from this game I made back in September 2018. I feel like a fancy TV c...
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Nature Play May

Nature Play May

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Written by Elise Clarkson
  Nature play challenges started in May of 2018 this is now the third #natureplaymay Which is in...
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Nature Play March Calendar & Prompts

Nature Play March Calendar & Prompts

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Written by Elise Clarkson
Welcome to another month of nature play! I would love you to join in playing along with #naturepl...
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Nature Play January Calendar

Nature Play January Calendar

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Written by Elise Clarkson
Welcome to Nature Play January!  And happy Nature Lovin' New Year to you all! For this month I'...
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Nature Play November

Nature Play November

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Written by Elise Clarkson
I am a little late getting it together with this month's printable prompt list and daily prompts...
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FREE PRINTABLE - Mushroom Nature Study

FREE PRINTABLE - Mushroom Nature Study

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Written by Elise Clarkson
This free printable mushroom nature study is designed as an early introduction to the parts of th...
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Nature Play September Tool Kit

Nature Play September Tool Kit

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Written by Elise Clarkson
Nature Play September Tool Kit If you are joining in with Nature Play September or just love n...
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Nature Play Collection Egg Carton – Free Printable

Nature Play Collection Egg Carton – Free Printable

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Written by Elise Clarkson
Do you have a child that likes to collect? I do. Oskar keeps collections of all sorts of bits an...
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Instagram Play Planner

Instagram Play Planner

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Written by Elise Clarkson
Do you play on Instagram? We do and we are loving it but I needed to help myself keep track of w...
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Nature Play July – Prompt List

Nature Play July – Prompt List

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Written by Elise Clarkson
It’s happening again! That’s right we had such a blast with Nature Play May that we are running ...
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DIY Colourful Wooden Easter Eggs

DIY Colourful Wooden Easter Eggs

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Written by Elise Clarkson

This week in the shop these wooden Easter eggs arrived. They come in a little basket and there are twelve eggs in the set. Perfect for an Easter Egg hunt without the sugar high. They look lovely in the raw wooden form but I thought it might be fun to have a play around with painting […]

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Valentine’s Day Sensory Oats Recipe

Valentine’s Day Sensory Oats Recipe

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Written by Elise Clarkson

Valentine’s Day is here which means time for a fun play-based post with a quick and easy recipe for colouring sensory oats. These coloured oats make a great addition to sensory play setups.  I dyed our oats bright red and made up a Valentine’s themed play table for Oskar. I added some red roses (de thorned of course), […]

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This is why I gave my one-year-old dirt for his birthday

This is why I gave my one-year-old dirt for his birthday

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Written by Elise Clarkson

I bought my baby a tonne of dirt for his first birthday. To be exact, it was organic soil mixed with manure (fancy) and we had it dumped in a giant pile in the middle of our backyard. Oh, yeah. Happy birthday kid! But before you rush to get me that pooey parent award, stay […]

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Volun-what ism?

Volun-what ism?

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Written by Elise Clarkson

Volunteer + Tourism = Voluntourism. I didn’t even know this was a thing until about 5 years ago when I was researching our honeymoon to Cambodia. I wanted to visit and help at an orphanage whilst we were over there and I remember chatting to Rob about it. I was looking into how we could […]

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Sami Bop – The Makers Story

Sami Bop – The Makers Story

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Written by Elise Clarkson

  One of the very cool bonuses of having a handmade shop is that you are in contact with so many inspiring creative people. The effect of this is that you become emotionally invested in them, in their stories and in their creations. When customers in the shop ask where is this from ? Is […]

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Baby Friendly Blue Mountains Coffee Spots

Baby Friendly Blue Mountains Coffee Spots

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Written by Elise Clarkson

My favourite family friendly coffee spots in the Blue Mountains Okay it’s happening you are dressed. Baby is dressed and has a clean nappy. For now. You’re headed out for a coffee, fresh air, 5 minutes of adult conversation but most importantly COFFEE. Or as I like to call new-mum-life-sustaining-drinky-drinky-give-me-more. Back to the point. Where are you […]

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