Teenagers are a strange breed. Creatures of habit, room dwellers, cupboard scavengers, door slamming mumblers. They like to sleep for copious amounts of time but also possess the ability to become nocturnal socialisers.
You can’t beat imaginary and sensory play mixed together. And who doesn’t love a mud pie! The children will spend hours in the garden mixing mud potions and cooking up a foliage feast for pretend play. It’s so much fun.
And so it began. Spring is here and we’ve been tidying up to prepare for all things new and breathing a new lease of life into all things old at Holly House.
We decided to create a springtime themed Easter bath time. So we got to work cutting and colouring and collecting things from around the house to turn the bathroom into a haven of yumminess and relaxation…
Today we ventured into the crypt at Holly House. Situated on the north side of the church, it has been something that has intrigued us for the past year. And it wasn’t until today that we finally unearthed its secrets.
Children love to crash and bash and letting them get hands-on with basic tools is fab for an array of things. It helps build confidence and fine motor skills and can be brilliant for concentration.
This weekend we had Bo the school Bear come to visit. I must admit to secretly rolling my eyes as Noah came bounding out of school with him as pleased as punch…