Dressing your children for Autumn and Winter

Autumn and Winter Clothing

Throughout this blog post we will share some useful tips for dressing your children for Autumn and Winter so they can enjoy playing and exploring the outdoors even during the colder months. You might also find some of the hints and tips useful for yourselves as well.  The key to remember is there is no […]

Bulb planting and root growth

Bulb Planting

Autumn is the perfect time of year to plant bulbs in the garden ready for them to flower in spring. This is because the ground is still warm enough to let the plant settle and take root before the harshness of winter. In this blog post we show you how to plant a bulb so […]

5 things to do with Blackberries

Blackberry Smoothie

The end of August and September brings us blackberry season, a sweet hedgerow berry which has been foraged for many generations. Here are 5 things to do with Blackberries.  What can I do with Blackberries?  Blackberry Ink and Quill Writing – pick 20 blackberries, mush them up in a pot. Then find a feather and […]

Messy Play

Painting

At Little Muddy Boots we encourage learning through play and discovery which includes Messy Play. How do we inspire Messy Play at Little Muddy Boots? We inspire the children to make mud pies, leaf cakes and potions. We encourage your children to play outside in the snow, rain and wind. Crafting, painting, mark making, den […]

Grow Your Own

Planting

‘Grow Your Own’ is an element of our teaching that we feel is so important to educate the children about. We have been planting seeds and growing food with children since the creation of Little Muddy Boots back in 2014. Why is Growing Your Own important? We believe it’s important for children to not only […]