Category: Children

Step 2 Naturally Playful Sand And Water Table – Any Good?

Step 2 Naturally Playful Sand And Water Table

My life with a toddler changed when we bought the Step 2 Naturally Playful Sand And Water Table. My son could spend a long time playing with this toy while I leisurely sipped my coffee. It was like having my very own babysitter! This is why I always recommend getting a good sand and water […]

My Favorite Backyard Activities For Kids

backyard activities for kids

Our family spends a lot of time in the garden. We practically live there in the summer and we try to sit out for an hour or two in the height of winter. I find it very easy to entertain my son when we’re out there. Often than not, I don’t have to make an […]

Sand And Water Table For Kids

Sand And Water Table

If a toddler can only have one toy, I vote for a sand and water table. A child of any age will not get tired of this toy at all. The combination of the two elements is the perfect recipe for toddler fun. It’s also a great tool for sensory learning and is easily modified […]

Choosing The Right Intex Above Ground Swimming Pool

intex above ground swimming pool

While BigGranite is about gardening, I know that installing a pool for the summer warranted some landscaping effort on my part hence the reason for this pool review. Because we live in a cooler climate, having an in-ground outdoor pool just doesn’t make sense cost wise as we have limited months to use it and […]

Swimming Safety Tips For Children


When we installed our new Intex above ground swimming pool last year, we needed to make sure we had some safety guidelines in place as we have smaller children. One thing we made sure that we did was always remove the ladder so that the kids didn’t climb in when we weren’t looking. As the […]

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