Monthly Archives: May 2011

The dollies on the bus

Remember the peg dollies we made the other day? They’re a great value toy – Dustyfeet plays with them every day. Yesterday, she was finding her play inhibited by the fact that the dollies won’t stand up on their own. … Continue reading

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Adventures in food colouring (and other busy morning stories)

It’s 41 degrees outside today so we’re staying in. I have been given some new energy by a visit to a Montessori nursery – Dustyfeet won’t be going there because it’s too difficult to get to (nearly an hour in … Continue reading

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Peg dolly time

Our local supermarket in Gulf Town sells wooden clothespins! I was very excited to find these and I have lots of plans for them. To begin with, I thought Dustyfeet would like to try this activity from Chasing Cheerios. She … Continue reading

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Heads and Tails

I recently came across this blog and printed off a TotPack with which to entertain Dustyfeet on a trip to Dubai. I was so glad I did, because on the way back we got stuck on the runway for 6 … Continue reading

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The temperature is rising in Gulf Town

We arrived here in November and the climate has really been very kind to us: clear winter skies, the occasional duststorm, but generally very comfortable. Now the heat is on. 43 degrees outside today, and 46 forecast for tomorrow. It’s … Continue reading

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