Reasons to Get Outdoors All Year Long There are many good reasons to get outdoors all year long, so we will look at the benefits of going outdoors even in … Continue Reading Benefits of Going Outdoors – Reasons to Get Out
Best Summer Picture Books These are some of the best summer picture books for children to enjoy. They have fun summer related themes and topics that will help children understand … Continue Reading Best Summer Picture Books for Preschoolers & Kids
Natural & Non-Toxic Play Dough Recipe This natural and non-toxic play dough recipe is perfect for young children. I have included two different recipe options – a traditional cooking method … Continue Reading Natural & Non-Toxic Play Dough Recipe
Best Spring Books for Preschoolers & Toddlers These are some of the best spring books for toddlers and preschoolers. They will introduce little ones to the seasons and discuss the … Continue Reading Best Spring Books for Preschoolers & Toddlers
How to make Colorful Salt Writing Tray for Letter Writing Preschool Activity The following recipe is an easy way to make colorful salt to use in a tray for practicing … Continue Reading How to make Colorful Salt Writing Tray for Letter Writing
Best Winter Picture Books for Toddlers These are some of the best winter picture books for toddlers. They are a lovely way to introduce ideas about seasons and to discuss the … Continue Reading Best Winter Books for Toddlers – Winter Picture Books
Picture Books about Snow – Snow Books for Kids Here are some of my favourite picture books about snow for kids. They include a selection of fictional storybooks with snow … Continue Reading Picture Books about Snow – Snow Books for Kids
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
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
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 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
This post explores loose parts play ideas for toddlers, including a range of different resources to use.
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!
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
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