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!
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
10 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