Bab became totally overwhelmed by the audiovisual overflow and proceeded to have a full-on head-banging, floor-licking tantrum.
I was picturing a room full of sponges with a couple of people in costumes bouncing around helping the babies climb into buckets.
Natalie Zervou is an artist-educator and the founder of Starting With Art. She lives in Camden.
There’s an in-store bench where you can sit and peruse the vast range of books with a massive cuddly tiger for company.
Toddlers want to touch stuff and that’s understandable. These people are brand new; of course they want to touch everything.
What?: I’ve taken Bab to the V&A a few times, with mixed results. There was the time we went for an aimless wander and she got absolutely covered in museum-floor filth, kept trying to prod the priceless artefacts and pissed off a waitress by recarpeting the cafe floor with Petit Filous
What?: The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945 is an ambitious interactive exhibition exploring some of the fascinating examples of experimental domestic architecture constructed in Japan in the wake of the Second World War, and the intrinsic link between home and self in Japanese culture