The science and joy of singing

The science and joy of singing

Singing and song time is a pivotal part of the Owl Tree Café experience. Although we operate on a drop in basis, most customers time their visit to coincide with one of our two daily song times. Singing is a key part of a child’s development, and we have been...
My perfect social media life

My perfect social media life

Disclaimer – I am publishing this as part of our mental health awareness week but I want to make clear that this is focussed on those of us who don’t have a serious diagnosed mental health condition. This is aimed at anyone and everyone. We all need to take time to...
This weeks theme: “Mental Health” (Week commencing 18 May 2020)

This weeks theme: “Mental Health” (Week commencing 18 May 2020)

This coming week is Mental Health Awareness Week 2020. The theme chosen for the week by the Mental Health Foundation is KINDNESS. The Mental Health Foundation explain that “they chose kindness as this year’s theme because of it’s ability to unlock our shared humanity....
This weeks theme: “Faces” (Week commencing 4 May 2020)

This weeks theme: “Faces” (Week commencing 4 May 2020)

This week our theme is looking at faces – there are many creative and educational opportunities for very little ones in this theme. The social skill of reading expression is learnt at a very young age. Check out our Facebook page for daily ideas and suggestions...
Bubble, Bubble, POP!

Bubble, Bubble, POP!

“I’m forever blowing bubbles, pretty bubbles in the air, they fly so high, nearly reach the sky, then like my dreams, they fade and die. Fortunes always hiding, I’ve looked everywhere; I’m forever blowing bubbles, pretty bubbles in the air!” You will know that song if...