Stuff Babies Need

Fun

Babies love to play and to learn – so let’s have some fun! We’ll look at toys, games and things you can make to keep your baby occupied.

Super Cute Baby Costumes!

Let’s be honest, one of the best things about having a baby is the ability to dress it up in super cute costumes! And, the sad truth is, time is limited until they won’t let you do it any more! We’ve trawled the internet (OK, well Amazon) to find some of the cutest little outfits available! With Halloween in the…

Fun games to play with toddlers – fruit frenzy review

Finding games to play with a toddler can be a bit tricky. If they’re too tricky, they lose interest quickly. Getting a good grounding in game playing will set them up for many years of fun and enjoyable games. We’ve spent a few days playing a new game from Orchard Toys – Fruit Frenzy. Read our Fruit Frenzy review to…

Plum Climbing Pyramid Review – best climbing frame for kids

A trip to the play park is always welcome, but sometimes there just isn’t time! And having recently enjoyed (or not) the ordeal of potty training, too many trips have been cut short due to unforeseen brown events. We’re lucky to have a garden that can accommodate a climbing frame. Having our own climbing area adds a little more fun…

Wooden toys for babies

Wooden toys are a timeless classic. We’ve been given so many plasticy toys which all have the same common flaws – they are garish, they break easily and most annoyingly they tend to be noisy! So today, we’re going to look at a few of the lovely wooden toys for babies that are available. Batteries not included, and not needed!…

Baby bouncers for newborns

Baby bouncers for newborns provide a fun and safe place for you to put your baby whilst you get stuff done. We’ve found our bouncer to be invaluable to restoring some level of sanity to our life after the arival of our little one. Here’s our pick list of great bouncers to look at, and our top tips for what…

Upcycled meditation platform from old wooden pallets

For a while I’ve been thinking that it would be nice to have somewhere quite and tranquil to sit in the garden. So as today was glorious and sunny, I set about creating a meditation platform from a few old wooden pallets and an upcycled cotbed mattress. The finished result is a lovely serene platform to sit and watch the…

Too cool for nursery – rockabye baby rock lullabies

Finding a good soundtrack to bedtime has been instrumental (pun intended) in getting a good nights sleep for us all. But, even our favorite bedtime cd can be a bit dull after a year! So we love these rock lullabies by Rockabye Baby which give a nice calming twist to some of our favorite music! Here are just a few…