This post explores loose parts play ideas for toddlers, including a range of different resources to use.
Acid and Base Experiment – Turmeric pH Indicator Painting In this post, we will explore the use of natural pH indicators in this acid and base experiment. It is a … Continue Reading Acid and Base Experiment-Turmeric pH Indicator
Slime Recipe with Starch This slime recipe made with starch is an easy project that only takes a few ingredients. It is very slimy and sticky so it is a … Continue Reading Slime Recipe with Starch- Non-toxic!
Sun Art for Kids and Toddlers You can make your own homemade solar print paper which is excellent for making sun art with kids and toddlers. Of course, you can … Continue Reading Sun Art for Kids and Toddlers
Corn Starch Paint – Homemade Edible Paint! This corn starch paint is a lovely homemade edible paint for babies and toddlers! We sometimes use store-bought finger paints as well, but … Continue Reading Corn Starch Paint – Homemade Edible Paint!
Bouncy Ball Science Experiment This bouncy ball science experiment is a fun way to see if you can make a homemade bouncy ball. When I first tried this experiment, I … Continue Reading Bouncy Ball Science Experiment
Smelly Playdough Recipe Making this smelly playdough recipe is easy to do and a lovely way to make playdough a little more special. I’ve found that children enjoy the olfactory … Continue Reading Deliciously Smelly Playdough Recipe
Homemade bath bombs for kids Making homemade bath bombs with kids is a fun activity to do together and also a fantastic STEM activity! They are straightforward to make and … Continue Reading Homemade Bath Bombs for Kids
8 Exciting Cornflour (Cornstarch) Messy Play Activities There are loads of fun cornflour (cornstarch) messy play activities to do which are great for sensory play. It is fun to mix … Continue Reading 10 Cornflour Messy Play Activities *(Cornstarch)
Shaving Foam Sensory Play Ideas Shaving foam is a lovely sensory play activity for children, especially in the warmer months! Young children enjoy the foamy, slimy sensation when they squeeze … Continue Reading Shaving Foam Sensory Play Ideas
Turmeric pH Indicator Experiment for Acids & Bases This turmeric pH indicator experiment for acids and bases is a fun, easy way to learn about acids and bases. If done … Continue Reading Turmeric pH Indicator Experiment for Acids & Bases
Homemade Cooked Playdough with Cream of Tartar This recipe for homemade cooked playdough with cream of tartar makes lovely, soft playdough that will last for a long time. The salt … Continue Reading Homemade Cooked Playdough with Cream of Tartar
Kids vegetable garden: How to make and plant a garden for kids The benefits of gardening for children Making a kids vegetable garden is a wonderful way for children to … Continue Reading Kids Vegetable Garden: How to Make a Garden for Kids
Benefits of loose parts play There is a growing body of research which is demonstrating a wide range of benefits of Loose Parts Play. Children can use the loose parts … Continue Reading Discover the Many Benefits of Loose Parts Play
What is it? Loose Parts Play… What is loose parts play? Loose parts play is open-ended play where children can create and explore with a range of different objects and … Continue Reading Find Out What is Loose Parts Play
Conditioner Playdough Recipe without Salt This hair conditioner playdough recipe is a great alternative to regular playdough and is made without salt. It has a soft consistency so my children … Continue Reading Conditioner Playdough Recipe without Salt
Growing Sunflowers with Children Growing sunflowers with children is a lovely way to get children of all ages into gardening. They are fairly easy, low maintenance plants for your garden … Continue Reading Growing Sunflowers with Children
Edible Homemade Cloud Dough Recipe This edible homemade cloud dough recipe is very easy to make and a fun sensory play activity for young children. It is safe for babies … Continue Reading Edible Homemade Cloud Dough Recipe
Masha and the Firebird Book Review Masha and the Firebird is an award-winning book by Margaret Bateson-Hill and illustrated by Anne Wilson. This book was originally published in 1999 (republished … Continue Reading Masha and the Firebird Book Review
How to Start Preschool at Home during the COVID-19 lockdown There are a lot of people who are suddenly having to figure out how to start teaching preschool at home, … Continue Reading How to Start Preschool at Home
Homemade Playdough without Salt This homemade playdough without salt is perfect for children with sensitive skin or eczema. My children have sensitive skin and one of them has eczema so … Continue Reading Homemade Playdough without Salt
EYFS Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers Over the last week, I have had several requests for EYFS (Early Years) activities for toddlers and preschoolers to help parents during school closures. … Continue Reading EYFS Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers at home
Homemade Cloud Dough with Baby Oil Homemade cloud dough with baby oil is easy to make and a fantastic sensory activity for children. If you want to use this with … Continue Reading Homemade Cloud Dough with Baby Oil
Frozen baking soda / bicarbonate of soda and vinegar science experiment This Frozen baking soda / bicarbonate of soda and vinegar science experiment is a fun way for children to … Continue Reading Frozen Bicarbonate of Soda and Vinegar Experiment