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… Read more How to make a Bird Feeder without Peanut Butter (Suet Cake) →
These are a selection of some of the best Christmas Picture books for children. Some of these are some of my favourites from my childhood and others are new books… Read more Best Christmas Picture Books for Children →
Making salt dough handprint ornaments is a fun activity for toddlers and children. They also make excellent presents for grandparents or mementos to decorate your Christmas tree. Making salt dough… Read more Salt Dough Handprint Ornaments →
Rock Water Painting: Practicing Writing Numbers 1 – 10 In this post we explore practicing writing numbers 1 – 10 outdoors. Once children have had plenty of experience mark making… Read more Practicing Writing Numbers 1 – 10 : Rock Water Painting. →
This post looks at the best Halloween books for preeschool children. It contains affiliate links in case you would like to buy one of the books or see reviews on… Read more Best Halloween Books for Preschool →
Importance of Sensory Experiences I am going to share some fun and edible mark making activities for toddlers and preschoolers. They can be done inside or outside but you will… Read more Edible Mark Making Activities for Toddlers & Preschoolers →
Autumn Books for Preschoolers and School Children This is a short list of autumn themed books for preschoolers as well as school age children. I have used a number of… Read more Autumn Themed Books for Preschoolers →
Letter Formation for Preschoolers- Teaching Writing Outside This letter formation for preschoolers activity is a fun way to teach writing outside! Children get really excited about painting with water, especially… Read more Letter Formation for Preschoolers – Teaching Writing Outside →
Mark Making in EYFS We will be looking at the benefits of mark making in EYFS (Early Years Education) using rocks and water. Sometimes it can be difficult to get… Read more Mark Making EYFS – Rock Water Painting →
I think this is my favourite gross motor activity for young children and it is one that the children in my classes get really excited about. Children have so much fun doing this that they don’t realise that they are working hard and building muscle and strength.
Make an enticing place for children to read books outside with a reading tree. Its perfect for the summertime when children may need a quiet, cool place to escape the heat.