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Sensory play for those rainy days

By Stephanie Jolly

Anyone else’s toddlers running rings around them? Recently I’ve lost my car keys and found them suspiciously under the sofa with a collection of our garden pebbles. They seem to move at the speed of light to wreak havoc! MySenseBox has been a great way to fill our days with sensory activities that keep our […]

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A box of delights to arouse all your child’s senses πŸ‘€

By Cappuccino Bambino

If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably found yourself desperately looking for ways to engage and entertain your young children without resorting to tech and screens. My husband and I have always tried to focus on activities that will help the development of our children’s minds and when we came across the Little Sensory Box‘s […]

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It’s all black and white

By Cappuccino Bambino

We are obsessed with books here at Cappuccino Bambino and always on the look out for entertaining and educational reading materials for our little ones. Knowing the importance of stimulation for babies from roughly two weeks old, and with two recent newborns on the team, we were on the hunt for ways to help in […]

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Time to get crafty with these party boxes πŸ¦•

By Cappuccino Bambino

My three-and-a-half-year-old daughter is dinosaur obsessed. She also loves anything that involves painting, colouring and stickers. So when the Crafty Party Box Dinosaur Box arrived, I knew it was going to be an instant winner. On weekends we like to vary our activities to keep her entertained, something that has been especially important during the […]

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Activity Six: Under the Sea 🐒

By Cappuccino Bambino

This week’s addition to our series of fun and super easy arts and crafts activities is another paper plate favourite. Our chosen theme is Under the Sea, always a popular pick with our little ones as there is so much variety and colour to play with and some fantastic creatures to make. πŸ‘€ What you […]

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Let’s get messy! πŸ–πŸŒˆ

By Hayley Haycock

Is anyone else wondering how they survived these past few months in lockdown with a two year old? It has been full of ups and downs and keeping little ones engaged, interested and smiling has been a particular challenge, as we scroll endlessly through Pinterest trying to find an activity that will keep them satisfied […]

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Activity Five: The Very Hungry Caterpillar πŸ›

By Cappuccino Bambino

The next in the series of activities that we just love doing with our little ones here at Cappuccino Bambino is making our very own Very Hungry Caterpillars! Learning through play is another great way to engage with your child and ensure that they develop their understanding of the narrative in stories. It provides ways […]

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Activity Four: Chocolate cornflake cakes πŸ‘¨β€πŸ³πŸ‘©β€πŸ³

By Cappuccino Bambino

This is my favourite activity to do with children of all ages, but I have to say for my niece and nephew it was a particular winner as a special treat. They’d often ask if we could do it during the days they would come over for a playdate with their awesome Auntie! This activity is […]

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How To Feel Prepared In Pregnancy: Part One

By Cappuccino Bambino

Pregnancy has been an enlightening time for me. From the first time I felt my breasts were a little sore to seeing the lines appear on the test, receiving the blood tests and scans and then the pregnancy symptoms, at times it was all a little overwhelming. Not to mention my changing body and the […]

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Activity Three: Salt dough creations ⭐️ πŸ‘£

By Cappuccino Bambino

The next in the series of our favourite, quick and easy activities to keep your little ones stimulated and entertained is…. Activity 3: Salt dough creations ⭐️ πŸ‘£ Salt dough is a really easy way to engage children and I have found it’s a particularly popular one with our son. He loves to roll the […]