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FREE letter recognition worksheets a-z and alphabet flash cards (Grade 1 Font)

Jun 5, 2020
Free Letter Recognition Worksheets a- z

We couldn’t be happier to see so many little ones (and their parents enjoying our NUMBER FLASH CARDS) and now it’s time to add alphabet cards and free letter recognition worksheets a-z too! Once again our aim has been to create minimalist, cost-effective resources, in the educationally prescribed, Grade 1 font that parents all over can use in a variety of ways. I’ll definitely share some ideas below BUT please don’t be limited. Flash cards hold endless learning opportunities (especially…

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FREE number flash cards 1-20 (Grade 1 Font)

May 27, 2020
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Over the past few weeks, as the reality of distance education for the long haul has set in, I haven’t been able to quiet the “teacher voice” inside my head… She’s a persistent lady that keeps reminding me how important learning aids made with the proper “Grade 1 font” are for little ones. And although there is an abundance of wonderful FREE printables, few are made using this font. So I’m kicking off a series of new FREE PRINTABLES No…

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How to support local and shop small in South Africa

Apr 27, 2020
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We have always loved shopping small and supporting local first but this isn’t simply a preference anymore… Our country needs us, we need each other and there has never been a more important time to invest in our local economy than right now! We all have the power to make a contribution in whatever small or big way possible.  And that is why we have compiled this list of wonderfully talented, trusted, proudly South African brands. Find out who, where…

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21 Taste Safe sensory play ideas for babies and toddlers

Mar 31, 2020
21 Taste Safe Sensory Play Ideas For Babies And Toddlers

Being home with your little one is amazing but usually, we find ourselves needing to juggle… Playing mom, housekeeper, cook and even businesswoman. That’s when planning a fun activity that your little one can enjoy independently (yet always supervised of course) comes in handy, even more so if it includes taste safe sensory play ideas… During the 1st 2 years of your little one’s life, they learn the MOST through sensory play. Touching, seeing, smelling, hearing, experiencing AND tasting everything…

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Covid-19 Resources for Mom: FREE Daily Schedule for kids and 4 WEEKs of Activities and FREE Printables to use at home!

Mar 18, 2020
Free Daily Schedule For Kids And Activity Printables

It’s the 1st official day of NO SCHOOL! All the littles are home and mama, I understand how daunting social isolation can be BUT there is no need to be anxious. We gave birth! Covid-19 quarantine ain’t got anything on us. It’s time to put the COVID-19 SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR MOM: 60+ ACTIVITIES TO DO WITH THE KIDS AT HOME into action with the help of this handy, FREE Daily Schedule for kids and Activity Printables – For an entire…

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Covid-19 survival guide for mom: 60+ Activities to do with the Kids at home

Mar 16, 2020
60 Activities To Do With Kids At Home

South Africa, like a lot of other countries, has declared the COVID-19 pandemic a national disaster. Our schools are closing, events have been canceled and we’ve been asked to stay home. It’s time for us to unite, stopping the spread of the Corona Virus. So, don’t panic mama’s, we’ll get through this, sanity intact. One day at a time and with the help of these 60+ activities to do with the kids at home! First, let’s cover the basics… TIP…

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5 Reasons why we love open-ended toys

Mar 13, 2020
Why We Love Open Ended Toys

Toys on the bed, toys on the floor, toys in livingroom and toys right at the front door… We have a playroom, but let’s be honest, with 3 little ones you can expect our home to be full of toys. However, over the years we have learned a thing or two about play and why we love open-ended toys far more than any other… So what is an open-ended toy? Open-ended toys have multiple uses and countless possibilities. Traditionally it…

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Toy review: The new Barbie RC Dream Car

Dec 20, 2019
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For far too long remote control cars have been seen as a “boy toys”. Finally, a brand has stepped up, designing a remote control car that appeals to little girls all over the world. The Barbie RC Dream Car! This new upgrade in Barbie’s garage has all the sparkle, glitz and style we’ve come to expect from our favourite doll and we could not wait to give it a test drive.  (Yes, we… Mama may have been more excited than…

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Easy Elf on the Shelf ideas!

Dec 19, 2019
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It’s been a few weeks of Elf on the Shelf® and all over the world little him and her, Scout Elves are having fun spreading Christmas Magic and bringing many giggles to the homes they call their own for the festive season. Meet our Elf on the Shelf®; Eddy McJingles. Eddy is a sneaky fella, going all Houdini on us every evening but, we don’t mind because come morning we can’t wait to find him. Sometimes he simply hides away somewhere…

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Barbie Dream Big Board Game review

Nov 13, 2019
Just A Mamma barbie Dream Big Board Game Review

It’s no secret, we are massive Barbie fans, and for good reason… We are raising 3 girls that should know that they are allowed to DREAM BIG and that they CAN BE ANYTHING just like Barbie! It’s not about being better than men, it’s not about being the same. It’s simply about ensuring equal rights and treatment for our girls and our boys. So, when we were asked to review the new Barbie Dream Big Board Game, we said YES…

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