10 Things To Do In Your Garden This Spring

Daffodil Close Up

Spring is a wonderful time of year to explore nature with your children and you don’t need to go any further than your garden to do it. Here are 10 things to do with your children in the garden this Spring. Create Land Art Use stones, leaves, flowers or grass from the garden to create […]

10 Outdoor Messy Play Ideas


Outdoor messy play is a great way for children to experience how things feel, smell and look, all of which supports their physical development. Here are 10 ideas for you to try at home with your children. Mud Kitchen Children love getting mucky and playing with mud. It’s a great way for them to get […]

New Spring Activity Cards

Little Muddy Boots Spring Activity Cards

The Little Muddy Boots Spring Activity cards are now here – packed full of nature-inspired activities and crafts! What are the Activity Cards? Our Activity Cards are designed for pre-schoolers, toddlers and Key Stage 1. The Spring Activity Cards come in a reusable cotton bag and are packed full of seasonal facts, colourful illustrations and […]

Top 5 Gardening Tips for Children


As well as being lots of fun, gardening for children is a great way to explore their senses, learn about nature, and develop an interest in healthy living.  Gardening is also a fantastic way to spend time together outdoors as a family. Here are some of our top tips for gardening with children. 1. Take […]

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 […]

Messy Play


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


‘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 […]