Category Archives: messy play

A bag of stones

There’s a great shortage of natural objects in our life. We don’t get to play outside much, and when we do,  it’s “Keep-off-the-irrigated-grass” and “Don’t-pick-that-up-it’s dirty” (and it really is – Dustyfeet has been sick two or three times from … Continue reading

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A marvellous white powder: cornflour

Dustyfeet and I made a new discovery today. It’s called cornflour. We spooned a big pile of it into the washing up bowl and spread it around. Now this is a substance that I’ve never really taken the time to … Continue reading

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Lentils: non-messy messy play

I love doing the things that Dustyfeet and I do together, but one of my issues is how messy it’s going to be. Especially permanent mess. Crayon on the wall, paint on the carpet, and permanently ink stained clothes do … Continue reading

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