All About Virtual Reality – a book review

The DK book All About Virtual Reality, by Jack Challoner, is made in association with CURISCOPE, a virtual reality studio. The book was published on 5th October 2017. It is priced at £9.99 and includes five amazing VR experiences, stickers and a free VR viewer. 

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Sensory Play and children with ASD and SPD

Not all children find it easy to process the input they receive from their senses. I discuss this in more detail in this article. This is why, for children with Autism and/or Sensory Processing Disorder, sensory play can be so helpful! Research has shown that children who engaged in sensory play every day for 10 weeks needed…

Pizza making fun!

I really love the concept of Sweetpea Pantry. It was set up by two busy parents who loved baking but couldn’t find any baking mixes that they felt happy feeding their children. They decided to start their own business, giving other time pressed parents great tasting, easy to use mixes which are healthy and nutritious….

Veemcdee packs

Veemcdee send out packs of brightly coloured creative materials. These can be delivered monthly and are different every time. They also have a studio where children test their products to make sure they are sending out great packs! The packs are great tools for creative play. A lot of the papers and prints are bespoke…

Balloons from Denzil Jackson

Recently, whilst dining at Chuy’s in Kissimmee, we had the pleasure of meeting Denzil Jackson of Latex Arts. Denzil was going round the tables,  making balloon models for the kids. The models he made were absolutely brilliant, the children asked for anything they could think of and to their delight he expertly fashioned Deadpool, a…

Top Ten Tesco Voucher Tips!

I do my main shop in Tesco and I buy petrol from Tesco so my clubcard vouchers add up. If you live in the UK and don’t have a Tesco clubcard I would definitely consider getting one. Here are my ten top Tesco voucher tips! 1. Consider not spending in store! You get far more…

Lush Happy Hour Party

This weekend I had the pleasure of taking my daughter and two of her friends to Lush in the Manchester Arndale Center for a Happy Hour Party. We arrived at the busy store ten minutes early and were told we could browse whilst waiting for our party host. The girls were very content smelling all…

Six ways to make flying to Florida more affordable!

Travelling to Florida is not cheap and if, like me, you are stuck having to travel there in the school summer holidays then it can be ridiculously expensive. Here are six ways to make it cost less. 1: choose your dates carefully As a general rule flights to Orlando are more expensive in the middle…