Pondering Playtime

Pondering Playtime is a book and activity series for pre-school children. Every fortnight I share a short book review and related play and learning activity.

*This post contains affiliate links Welcome back to Pondering Playtime, my fortnightly series where I share a favourite picture book and a craft or play activity to go with it. This week, I’ve chosen *, and a super simple painting activity to go with it. Elmer – What’s the Story? Elmer is about a colourful elephant of the same name, who doesn’t look quite like the rest of the elephants… View Post

*This post contains affiliate links Welcome back to Pondering Playtime, my fortnightly series where I share a favourite picture book and a craft or play activity to go with it. This week, I’ve chosen *, and a tuff spot sensory activity to go alongside it. Dear Zoo – What’s the Story? Dear Zoo is a lift-the-flap story of a request for a pet, sent to the zoo. Each page of the… View Post

*This post contains affiliate links Welcome back to Pondering Playtime, my fortnightly series where I share a favourite picture book and a craft or play activity to go with it. This week, I’ve chosen *, and I’m sharing a lovely gluten free Easter biscuit recipe to go alongside it. Spot’s First Easter – What’s the Story? Spot’s First Easter is similar to the subject of last fortnight’s Pondering Playtime post, We’re… View Post

*This post contains affiliate links Welcome back to Pondering Playtime, my fortnightly series where I share a favourite picture book and a craft or play activity to go with it. This week, I’ve chosen We’re Going on an Egg Hunt by Laura Hughes * We’re Going on an Egg Hunt – What’s the Story? We’re Going on an Egg Hunt is an Easter adaptation of the must-have children’s book, We’re Going on a… View Post

*This post contains affiliate links Welcome back to Pondering Playtime, my fortnightly series where I share a favourite picture book and a craft or play activity to go with it. This week, I’ve chosen * and a cute handprint Mother’s Day craft activity to go with it. My Mum – What’s the Story? My Mum is a gorgeous picture book in Anthony Browne’s signature style. The story is told as… View Post