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
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
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
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
Painting with Frozen Shaving Cream Foam Paint – Recipe for Kids This is an easy frozen shaving cream foam paint recipe for kids to use. Frozen shaving foam paint is … Continue Reading Frozen Shaving Cream Foam Paint Recipe for Kids
Growing Tomatoes with Children Growing tomatoes with children is a fun way to get children gardening! I’ve grown them with my children and it has made them excited to grow … Continue Reading Growing Tomatoes with Children
Bird Feeder without peanut butter (How to make suet cake) We have been doing lots of activities to help us observe winter wildlife in our garden. This has included getting … Continue Reading How to Make a Bird Feeder without Peanut Butter (Suet Cake)
Outdoor Autumn & Winter Garden Activities for Children While there is much to do in gardens in the spring and summer, people don’t tend to think about outdoor autumn and … Continue Reading Outdoor Autumn & Winter Garden Activities for Children
Pinecone birdfeeders for outdoor learning in preschool and elementary school Making pinecone birdfeeders is a great outdoor learning activity in preschool. *Please note- this activity cannot be done with children … Continue Reading Pinecone Birdfeeders for Outdoor Learning in Preschool
Pumpkin Spice Playdough Pumpkin spice playdough is an excellent sensory playdough that you can make at home. My son loves this playdough because it has a lovely smell and texture. … Continue Reading Pumpkin Spice Playdough Recipe