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    HELLO if you're visiting from How We Montessori. I hope you like my range and thanks for supporting small & local business!

    For those of you who haven't come from that site, Kylie from How We Montessi has written a lovely article about my Reef Puzzle and Memory card Game and I am giving away a product of your choice from my site. To enter, visit the link below and leave a comment for Kylie telling her which product your child would like the most.


    Here is the article: By Kylie D'Alton - How We Montessori

    Today I want to share with you a beautiful collection of prints, puzzles, and games designed and illustrated by a Mum from the Blue Mountains. Eloise from Millions of Monkeys has developed a range of gender neutral, Australian themed, quality children's educational products. There is something really honest and enchanting about this collection. Take a look! 

    Above is  The Great Barrier Reef Puzzle (100 pieces) recommended for 6ys+. Otis at five years had no problem completing the puzzle but I am sure a six-year-old could do it a lot quicker. It was fun to see him analyse all parts of the reef to put the puzzle together and he loved talking about the turtles! 

    It's beautiful! Eloise created the illustrations to be more like book illustrations so that they include interesting narratives. The colours are soft and alluring and the games, puzzles, and packaging all have a matt finish - they are really nice to hold and touch. They would be perfect for gift giving! 

    I think all children would love this illustrated Australian Animal Memory Match Card Game. It is a memory game but a lot of children would also want to use it as a matching activity (as Otis did). The name of each animal is at the top of the card so it's easy to use as a language material. Young children can learn the correct name of the animals and then perhaps identify them in the garden, on nature walks, at wildlife sanctuaries or in books. The cards would also look really sweet on the walls of the nursery or even as bunting in a reading or nature corner. The cards really hold the child's interest. All products featured are c/o Millions of Monkeys. 

    Eloise also has a range of cards and art prints. I really love the Puzzle Grow Pack (18 months+) and the Extra Large Floor Puzzles (3 years+). Eloise is offering to give one reader a product of their choice from her range! To enter have a look at the Millions of Monkeys website and leave a comment in the comment section of this blog post telling me which card, print, puzzle or game your child would enjoy the most. Comments close 8pm Australian Eastern Standard Time, Sunday 26th February 2017. This giveaway is open internationally. Please, only one entry per family. 

    Thank you so much to Eloise for her gorgeous work and talent!! You can also find Millions of Monkeys on Facebook and Instagram

    By: Kylie D'Alton

    Bye for now,


  • Comments on this post (2 comments)

    • Stak Moody says...

      So beautiful!! We would love the memory game. My 2.5-year-old is super into matching and animals right now. And the pictures are so lovely <3

      February 25, 2017

    • Steph Donougher says...

      Wow!! These are absolutely stunning!! I adore all of these and know my two daughters would thoroughly enjoy playing and learning from everything in your range :) I would love to win the 100 piece Great Barrier Reef puzzle for my 4.5yr old. She is devouring puzzles of this complexity and I know offering her a beautiful one like this would make her heart smile. Thank you for making such precious things for children! xx

      February 22, 2017

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