Posts from the category: Organising Kids

Popular Posts of 2011: Places for Kids to Play


This week I will be highlighting some of the most popular posts from the 350 published in 2011. Rating consistently in the popularity scales were posts sharing ideas for creating, organising and decorating kids play spaces. Posts like; Sharing Our Kids Art Space (and the update) :: Dramatic Play in … [Read more...]

Creating Children’s Spaces in Every Corner of Your Home

Tricia 1 kids desk

This post is by regular contributor Tricia Hogbin of Little Eco Footprints. We don’t have a single dedicated play space in our home. I prefer having little child-sized play spaces scattered throughout and aim to create a home where spaces appeal to adults and children alike. Sharing spaces make … [Read more...]

In the hotseat! Join us for a Facebook Chat!


Do you have a question about young children's play, art or learning? Now is the time to ask as I will be in the hotseat over at the Planning With Kids Facebook page this Tuesday! Details are as follows; Chat with Christie of Childhood 101 and Nicole of Planning With Kids Tuesday, 28th June, … [Read more...]

DIY Kids: Puppet Stand

puppet stand

On the weekend, Dad 101 got busy with a quick and easy project that has been on my to do list for a little while now. A piece of wood (ours is 42cms x 20cm), a broomstick cut into seven lengths and seven screws... ... became a puppet stand. An easy way to organise our theatrical friends! Do … [Read more...]

Tips for Cleaning House with Young Children in Tow

Kleenex Viva Shower Wipes

Immy cleaning her bathroom shower screen with a Viva Shower Fast Wipe I am a big believer in involving young children in household chores (that are suitable to their level of development) as I believe that these early experience can help to instill positive habits for healthy living for many years … [Read more...]

Family Organisation Tips from Nicole Avery of Planning With Kids

Planning with Kids Front Cover Full

Today I welcome talented blogger and recently published author, Nicole Avery of Planning with Kids, to talk to us about her new book and her top tips for being organised at home as a family. Be sure to read on for details of an exciting opportunity to ask Nicole your very own questions and the … [Read more...]

Organising Kids Spaces: Our Book Corner

Organising Kids Stuff: Book Corner

Do you have a special space for books in your home? A special chair or a cosy corner? Somewhere comfortable to snuggle up and read together? A place to revisit with favourite 'friends' and to celebrate new discoveries?  To share a giggle or a BIG adventure? I have posted before about my … [Read more...]

Literacy Spot #10: Labels


Labelling might seem like a very simple literacy project but toddlers and preschoolers have a natural preference for order through sorting, arranging and classifying, so as well as being a fun way of introducing your child to purposeful literacy this project has the added benefit of appealing to … [Read more...]