Cinq Petits Cochons Fine Motor Skills GP Q/A: Getting your old body back after childbirth Bacon cheese muffins- wholemeal ad Educational baby song videos

Cinq Petits Cochons

This is the French version of the old English rhyme “This little piggy went to market”. FrenchCinq petits cochons, tout roses et tout ronds Montrez les 5 doigts de la mainCelui-ci, reste à la...

Fine Motor Skills

What are motor skills? What are fine motor skills? How our motor skills develop What do children use fine motor skills for? When do children develop fine motor skills? How do children develop fine...

GP Q/A: Getting your old body back ...

Reader question Dear Dr Joe,My baby is 2 months old now and I want to get my old body back. I’ve always been a healthy weight, but healthy food, light exercise and breastfeeding alone aren’t working. I...

Bacon cheese muffins- wholemeal

Bacon cheese muffins are a great family treat. This recipe will help you make perfect savoury wholemeal muffins - light, fluffy and full of taste. Whether you pack them in lunchboxes or serve with salad for lunch...

Educational baby song videos

Watch our video collection of educational baby songs

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Crafts

Coloured salt (make your own fairy dust!) jars
Coloured salt (make your own fairy dust!) jars March 14, 2017

Age 2-7 years Duration of activity This activity will keep you and your child occupied for at least an hour Materials/equipment Salt Coloured chalk – if you have chalk in ... Read More»

Coloured pasta for education and craft
Coloured pasta for education and craft September 30, 2015

Age 2 – 7 years Duration of activity Up to 20 minutes Materials/equipment Dried tube pasta (choose shape to meet your child’s ability level) Snap-lock bags Coloured food dyes of ... Read More»

Coloured rice
Coloured rice June 26, 2015

Age 0-8 years. Most of these games and activities are suitable for toddlers and preschool children. Sensory play games like pouring and scooping are great for babies and toddlers. The ... Read More»

English Songs

ABC Song
ABC Song August 22, 2014

Singing the ABC song is a fantastic way to start teaching your child the alphabet. It’s also lots of fun. As children sing their ABCs they’ll be learning the names ... Read More»

Song for teaching days of the week and months of the year
Song for teaching days of the week and months of the year August 9, 2014

To the tune of “If you’re happy and you know it” Put finger on your cheek, on your cheek (Tap your cheek with your finger) Put finger on your cheek, on ... Read More»

Baa baa black sheep (Baa baa coloured sheep)
Baa baa black sheep (Baa baa coloured sheep) August 17, 2013

A great action song for teaching your child about colours. There is a craft activity that goes with this song for an extended play session. Baa baa black sheep   ... Read More»

 
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