Books about Winter – Best Winter Picture Books for Kids The following is a large selection of some of the best winter picture books for kids, which will help them … Continue Reading Books about Winter – Best Winter Picture Books for Kids
Outdoor Mark Making Ideas for Preschool These are some of my favourite outdoor mark making ideas that can be used to help children develop the skills to write. Spending time … Continue Reading Outdoor Mark Making Ideas for Preschool
Importance of Mark Making in Early Years for Child Development I’ve recently written about pre-writing and mark making ideas, so in this post I will focus on the importance of … Continue Reading Importance of Mark Making in Early Years for Child Development
How to Dye Chickpeas with Food Coloring or Watercolors In this post, we will look at how to dye chickpeas with food coloring or with watercolors. Chickpeas are lovely for … Continue Reading How to Dye Chickpeas with Food Coloring or Watercolors
How to Dye Rice for Sensory Bin Play How to dye rice for sensory bin play – This recipe is an easy method for dying rice for sensory bin play. Colorful … Continue Reading How to Dye Rice for Sensory Bin Play
EYFS Mark Making Ideas & Activities that Benefit Children The Purpose of EYFS Mark Making Activities for Children I have put together a comprehensive list of EYFS Mark Making Ideas … Continue Reading EYFS Mark Making Ideas & Activities that Help Children
Pre-writing Activities for Toddlers, Preschoolers & Kindergarten These are some of my favourite pre-writing activities for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten. I have included a mix of different activities that will … Continue Reading Pre-writing Activities for Preschoolers & Kindergarten
Guest Post by Charles Upton Rain Garden – Collecting Rainwater for Plants A rain harvesting garden (a fancy ditch that is good at collecting rainwater for plants) is a small … Continue Reading Rain Garden – Collecting Rainwater for Plants
Hanukkah Math- Dreidel Math Game for Kids It can be fun to practice math through games, and this Hanukkah dreidel math game can make learning exciting during the holidays. When … Continue Reading Hanukkah Math- Dreidel Math Game for Kids
Popsicle Stick Christmas Tree Ornaments Crafts Popsicle stick Christmas tree ornaments are fun to make at home or school. During the last couple of days just before Christmas break, I … Continue Reading Popsicle Stick Christmas Tree Ornaments
Activities to Teach Literacy Outdoors – Teaching Reading and Writing Outside There has been lots of research to show the benefits of learning outside, so these are some of my … Continue Reading Ideas to Teach Literacy Outdoors – Reading & Writing
Active Maths Ideas & Outdoor Maths Games It’s great to get children to take learning outside so we will look at some active maths ideas, including some outdoor maths games … Continue Reading Active Maths Ideas & Outdoor Maths Games
How to Teach Children to Write a Sentence – Learning to Write Sentences Learning to write sentences can be challenging for children, so in this post, we will look at … Continue Reading How to Teach Children Learning to Write Sentences
The following is a selection of some of my favourite play and learn toys. They are toys that children love to play with, and they also help children develop and … Continue Reading Play & Learn Toys to Make Learning Fun!
Aromatherapy Playdough Recipe This aromatherapy playdough recipe is a lovely twist on traditional playdough. Children love playing with playdough, and it is an excellent activity for developing children’s motor skills. … Continue Reading Aromatherapy Playdough Recipe
Psyllium Slime – How to make Slime with Psyllium Husk This psyllium slime recipe is a great non-toxic alternative to borax slime, and it is easy to make with psyllium … Continue Reading Psyllium Slime – How to Make Slime with Psyllium Husk
Outdoor Maths Activities KS2 – Teaching Maths Outside I have put together some fun outdoor maths activities for KS2 to support teaching maths outside. Teaching maths outside is a wonderful … Continue Reading Outdoor Maths Activities KS2 – Teaching Maths Outside
Outdoor Maths Activities EYFS – Outdoor Maths Ideas The following are some of my favourite outdoor maths ideas & activities for EYFS (Early Years – Children aged approximately 2-5). For … Continue Reading Outdoor Maths Activities EYFS – Outdoor Maths Ideas
Outdoor Maths Activities KS1 -Maths Outdoor Learning The following is a list of some of my favourite outdoor maths learning activities for KS1 (Key stage 1 – ages approximately 5-7). … Continue Reading Outdoor Maths Activities KS1 -Maths Outdoor Learning
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!