15 + Fun Ways To Play With a Grimms Rainbow

15+ ways to play with a Grimms Rainbow, if it is worth it, and tips for stack!

Grapat Lola: The Set You Need

The Grapat set Lola has been selling out extremely quick and a lot of people are wondering if it is worth the stress. We were fortunate enough to preorder Lola when it was first released and missed the restocking stress but I am here to tell you this is a set you need. We haveContinue reading “Grapat Lola: The Set You Need”

How We Utilize Grapat Mandalas

Grapat Mandalas are very popular and due to COVID and geofencing it sells out so quick. Many shops will be restocking in early September and you may find yourself questioning if they are worth searching for. My quick answer is YES. Loose part play is a great open-ended resource and visual tool for learning. WeContinue reading “How We Utilize Grapat Mandalas”

Holiday Gift Guide

This year, more than ever, everyone seems to be getting a head start on their holiday shopping! A wise move in my opinion with the current demand on products. I know many shops will be doing restocks in early fall and it will be a great time to grab those holiday gifts! Below I willContinue reading “Holiday Gift Guide”

Ball Run Basics

Ball runs have become a favorite activity in our house. There is something to satisfying about the sound of the wooden marble rolling down the run. I remember when I first came across Emily, know as @buildingwithrainbows on instagram and I couldn’t believe how beautiful her ball runs were. I set out on a personalContinue reading “Ball Run Basics”

DIY Story Stones

Story time is so magical as a child, so easy to get lost in a tale. My four year old especially loves when we tell stories, not just read them in books; it has always been part of our bedtime routine that she pick a character and theme and then we make up a storyContinue reading “DIY Story Stones”

It’s A Small World After All

Being cooped up has started to take its toll on our crew. This week presented a few more challenges for us. In my opinion, regardless of how fun your toys are, a change of scenery is still needed every so often. We are in North Carolina and it gets rather warm so we utilized waterContinue reading “It’s A Small World After All”

How To Create A Shelfie

If you browse playrooms and toy collections online, I am sure you have seen the term “sheflie.” So what exactly is a shelfie you might wonder. A shelfie is essentially a styled photograph of what is on display on a shelf. I incorporate Shelfie Sunday into my weekly routine and use it as my dayContinue reading “How To Create A Shelfie”

Playroom Update

With the current situation around the world and so many of us on lockdown, I am sure many of you can relate to having the desire to complete a project. We spend so much time in our playroom and having two children our collection of toys has multiplied. After having our cubby style shelving forContinue reading “Playroom Update”

Bookish Play

For the longest time while reading to Lily it was more like reading to myself out loud. Lily is full of energy and even as a toddler was so busy running that she did not want to sit through a story. However knowing the importance of reading, we continued reading even if it was likeContinue reading “Bookish Play”