What’s on Frida’s bookshelves

I have shared posts recently about what activities and objects live on Frida’s work shelves, but I haven’t yet spoken much about books and reading. Frida loves books at the moment, especially with her daddy reading them to her after he gets in from work, or before she goes to bed. We have put up…

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Baby-friendly playdough

Each week Frida and I attend a baby sensory class for one hour. I like it because she enjoys it, but also because the class leader comes up with so many different activities for the little ones which can be replicated at home.┬áThis week the theme was “colour” and one of the activities was exploring┬ácoloured…

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Montessori in the home: a baby friendly dining room

We are slowly continuing the work of making our home baby and child friendly. I feel it’s important that Frida has some space in each room which feels like hers, and which is accessible for her. With this in mind we have created a space in our dining room for her to work and play.…

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Messy play – finger painting with jelly

I want to do more messy play activities with Frida. I often have good intentions but don’t get round to it, or choose to do something less, well, messy. Inspired by some charming photos online of similar aged┬ábabies doing finger painting, I thought we would give it a go with some edible “paint” made out…

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