People often ask me where I buy our resources, or if I can recommend any small businesses for gifts, daily life and daily play. So here are my all time favourites!
Natalie from Power Thoughts supports children as young as 5 through their own experiences of growing up. We have done Natalie's Big Feelings course and it was brilliant!
Bodkin and Roo create beautifully soft and scented playdough, gorgeous hand painted peg-dolls and carefully thought out loose part play kits. They make perfect gifts for any occasion, we have several sets and they get played with every day!
The HappySelf Journal is a journal for children aged 6-12yrs that promotes healthy habits and a growth mindset. It was been an invaluable resource for us. Affiliate Link.
Inspire Play Create Skills 4 School Activity Cards are full of fun ways to prepare your children for starting school
Boss Babs GALphabet cards are alphabet flash cards with a difference! Each card depicts an occupation, all the illustrated people are female! We use these cards all the times with our boys, to iron out any misconceptions that they may or may have picked up along the way! Boss Babs also sell posters, amazingly cute baby-grows, cards and posters.
Laura, founder of Bakeful Play strives to reduce the stress of baking with Smalls. She sells beautifully presented subscriptions and gift boxes which include ideas for themed play-activities paired with a gorgeous recipe card. We subscribe to Laura's Bakeful Baby option which is perfect for babies as young as 10months! There are too many options to list here but go and check out Laura's website.
Vicky OT Play For Today creates packs of cards with specially designed games to assist development, we have her Pre-Writing and Gross Motor packs and use them all the time. The games are genius and loads of fun!
Carla's Treasure is a trove of magnificent loose parts and baskets perfect for building treasure baskets for children of all ages. Cristina even has some ready made! Carla's Treasure has shaped how Tiny plays and we love all the natural resources on offer here.
Stunning hand-crafted resources including tracing boards made from beech, The Little Coach House is a company that has something for everyone, from homes to schools. Their products are so beautiful it doesnt matter if you don't tidy them away after use! We have their alphabet and number boards and use them all the time.