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How to keep your kids entertained indoors during the Coronavirus

How to keep your kids entertained indoors during the Coronavirus

March 24, 2020 7 min read

What an unbelievable few months the world has been experiencing with the global pandemic of the coronavirus shutting down global cities, countries and schools. We have pulled together some play-based indoor activities for kids aged 0-12 years during self- isolation.
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2020 Choc-Free Easter Gift Ideas

2020 Choc-Free Easter Gift Ideas

March 19, 2020 1 min read

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How I Grew My Business

How I Grew My Business

February 27, 2020 2 min read

I have been featured on the Mums with Hustle Podcast this week, which I am so thrilled about as it was on my biz goals list for this year! I talk about my business journey for BabyDonkie which started as an eBay store back in 2012 and I give some business tips to those starting out.
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7 Easy Ideas for Throwing a Sustainable Kids Party!

7 Easy Ideas for Throwing a Sustainable Kids Party!

January 31, 2020 4 min read

Stuck on how to throw a kids party without using all that plastic?

Jess from The Eco Party Place, shares with us her top 7 ideas on how to create a sustainable kids party, ditching the single-use plastic for good and helping our environment at the same time

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School Readiness - Tips and Tricks to Help You and Your Child

School Readiness - Tips and Tricks to Help You and Your Child

January 16, 2020 6 min read

It is almost that time of year where we get ready to send our school-aged children off for another year of school. It is a bittersweet moment for me this year as I prepare for my third child and only daughter, Olivia, to start Kindergarten.

I share some helpful advice to get you and your child prepared for 'Big School.' I also provide some tips from Miss Patti's Clever Kids on how to know when your child is ready for school.

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To Wobbel Or Kinderboard? Which One Is The Best To Buy?

To Wobbel Or Kinderboard? Which One Is The Best To Buy?

December 12, 2019 4 min read

To Wobbel or Kinderboard that is the question...?

The balance board started life as a Waldorf design and as such can be used in so many creative and versatile ways, really only limited by your child's imagination.

It can be used as a seat, bridge, to practice yoga on, like a cubby, shop, bed, race track, or to balance on! 

With the help of Dutch companies, Wobbel and Kinderfeet, balance boards are now no longer just found in Waldorf or Steiner kindergartens or schools, they have become more readily available across the globe. 

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Our Quick and Easy Guide to Connetix Tiles

Our Quick and Easy Guide to Connetix Tiles

December 05, 2019 3 min read

Connetix tiles have been a HUGE at BabyDonkie since they arrived in-store in October. I wanted to do a blog post on Connetix as I get a lot of questions asking about how these tiles compare to Magna -Tiles, Playmags and Magformers.

Are they as strong?

What is the difference between the brands? 

And are they compatible with other magnetic tiles?

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The Best of Australian Christmas Gift Guides 2019

The Best of Australian Christmas Gift Guides 2019

November 14, 2019 2 min read

We are thrilled this Christmas to be featured in some beautiful AustraliangGift guides from blogs and influencers, who are all supporting small this Christmas. We wanted to round these gorgeous guides up for you, our lovely customers, to help you with your gifting ideas this festive season.
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Must Have Newborn Boy Outfits by Threads for Boys

Must Have Newborn Boy Outfits by Threads for Boys

November 06, 2019 3 min read

Whether this is your first baby or you’ve been there done that, few things are as fun as dressing your newborn baby in tiny and cute outfits. No matter what anyone says you can never have too many clothes.

Check out Thread for Boys Guest blog post on 5 essential must-haves for your baby boy.

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2019 Kids Christmas Gift Guides

2019 Kids Christmas Gift Guides

October 21, 2019 2 min read

Here at BabyDonkie, we have curated a beautiful selection of Christmas gifts for your children which include books, toys, decor, and fashion. There are lots of great gift ideas for Santa stocking fillers or for gifts under the tree from YOU! What is your child wanting from Santa this Christmas 2019?

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Everything you need to know about Grapat Wooden Toys

Everything you need to know about Grapat Wooden Toys

October 15, 2019 3 min read

If you have been looking for an eco-friendly, handmade wooden toy range that is not only incredibly beautiful but that is creative and open-ended then our newest range, Grapat ticks all those boxes and more. Grapat wooden toys are from Spain and are a family run business big on creativity and imagination!

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Top 10 Best Dolls Accessories

Top 10 Best Dolls Accessories

September 25, 2019 4 min read

With only three months left of this year, I wanted to share with you some of the very best in dolls accessories for 2019. There are so many beautiful brands now that are designing tiny pieces for dolls, that it would be remiss of me not to showcase my top 10 best dolls accessories.
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