Listening Ears On!: Review of Angie Who’s Littlefolk

Listening Ears On!: Review of Angie Who’s Littlefolk

When the Mini Artsplorer was born, a good friend sent me a couple of children’s CDs with a note that said, “you’re going to need some music that you can stand to listen to!” I loved her selections, but I...
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Team Artsplorers’ 10 Greatest Family Arts Adventures of 2017

Team Artsplorers’ 10 Greatest Family Arts Adventures of 2017

What a year, what a year! As the wild world swirled and whirled around us, my little family hunkered down even more than usual, as we welcomed our second baby in April (and, oh my goodness, was I tired and...
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Pointy Pembleton: A Children’s Book That’s Doing Good

Pointy Pembleton: A Children’s Book That’s Doing Good

  How delighted we were when Pointy Pembleton appeared on our doorstep. If you’ve been around this blog for awhile, you already know how clever Nat Panzarino is from her Book Advent Calendar and Bauble Wreath craft. Now she, with...
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A Book My Child Adores: Goodnight Stories For Rebel Girls

A Book My Child Adores: Goodnight Stories For Rebel Girls

  To celebrate Book Week 2017, I’ve asked bloggers to share a book that one of more of their children adores. Kate from The Online Watercooler shares why Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls is so important to her family.  The...
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A Book My Child Adores: Thai-Riffic by Oliver Phommavanh

A Book My Child Adores: Thai-Riffic by Oliver Phommavanh

  To celebrate Book Week 2017, I’ve asked bloggers to share a book that one of more of their children adores. Leah from The Kid Bucket List‘s 8 year old daughter’s travelling companion is Thai-Riffic! by Oliver Phommanvanh. Over the...
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A Book My Child Adores!: Busting by Aaron Blabey

A Book My Child Adores!: Busting by Aaron Blabey

To celebrate Book Week 2017, I’ve asked bloggers to share a book that one of more of their children adores. Claire from Life on Wallace‘s boys have one that makes them all laugh. “Lou was busting for the loo. But...
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Unexpected Lullabies: 20 Songs That You Won’t Mind Singing Every Night

Unexpected Lullabies: 20 Songs That You Won’t Mind Singing Every Night

Lullaby time is, without question, my favorite part of the day. It doesn’t matter how much my kid and I have been on each other’s nerves during the day, this is the place where we connect in the most nurturing...
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The Octonauts: The Book is Better Than the Movie!

The Octonauts: The Book is Better Than the Movie!

Parents of Octonauts obsessives, raise your hands. I see you there, you who know the difference between the Gup A and the Gup E, who have a weirdly extensive knowledge of obscure sea creatures, and who can’t get “Creature Report”...
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7 Rules of Theatre Etiquette Even Little Kids Can Learn

7 Rules of Theatre Etiquette Even Little Kids Can Learn

Do you go to the theatre with young children? The range of options available to little ones, even as young as 2, to attend live performance at local theatres is so impressive. If you have a good regional performing arts centre...
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Totally Unique Christmas Gifts for Arts Loving Kids

Totally Unique Christmas Gifts for Arts Loving Kids

‘Tis the season, so sing it with me, mums,and dads, and aunts, and uncles – “Iiiiiiii‘m dreaming of an arts Christmas…” OK, maybe not exactly the classic lyrics, but I feel like even crooning ol’ Bing wouldn’t mi...
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