Yellow and blue play: ice fish, water beads, jelly stones and lights

Lullaby TrustLast week the Lullaby Trust celebrated one year since they changed their name from the Foundation of the Study into Infant Deaths (FSID). I was part of their launch campaign, writing a lullaby alongside lots of others bloggers for one reason mainly. To remember a beautiful little girl who should not have died. A very real victim of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. A daughter. A sister. A niece. A god-daughter. A grandaughter. A very special blog baby.

Matilda Mae.

So last week’s yellow and blue play was for the Lullaby Trust. But the pink and purple water beads could only have been for Matilda Mae.

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Shaving foam and the Tuff Spot mirror

I’ve recently found a few new blogs to read, thanks to the wonderful Tuesday Tots link up at Rainy Day Mum. One post in particular caught my eye this week as it featured a very simple activity with shaving foam and mirrors- one that I knew The Toddler would love. Please do pop over and have a read of Danya Banya, it really is an amazing mix of recipes, crafts, family and play.

I’ve also recently invested in a mirror for our Tuff Spot, from TTS Education (where else?!) and this one is great because it fits snugly into the tray, and its actually a thin sheet of mirrored plastic that you can roll up for storage and that is totally safe for babies and toddlers to climb on and to investigate. We’ve used it quite a lot with sensory play since we got it, but this was our first focused activity with it.

Shaving foam and the Tuff Spot mirror

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