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
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!
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)
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
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
What is it? Loose Parts Play… What is loose parts play? Loose parts play is open-ended play where children can create and explore with a range of different objects and … Continue Reading Find Out What is Loose Parts Play
Conditioner Playdough Recipe without Salt This hair conditioner playdough recipe is a great alternative to regular playdough and is made without salt. It has a soft consistency so my children … Continue Reading Conditioner Playdough Recipe without Salt
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
Homemade Cloud Dough with Baby Oil Homemade cloud dough with baby oil is easy to make and a fantastic sensory activity for children. If you want to use this with … Continue Reading Homemade Cloud Dough with Baby Oil
Silky & Stretchy Corn Flour Conditioner Playdough Recipe This super silky and stretchy corn flour conditioner playdough is a fun alternative to traditional playdough. I would describe it’s consistency as … Continue Reading Corn Flour Conditioner Playdough – Silky & Stretchy!
Valentines Day is a good excuse to get crafting, so we hope that these STEM art projects inspire you to use science and technology with your toddlers and kids. These … Continue Reading Valentines STEM Art Projects for Toddlers and 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
Homemade Salt Dough Beads Making homemade salt dough beads is a great winter activity for young children. This is an easy baking activity (though you don’t have to bake them) … Continue Reading How to Make Salt Dough Beads with Children
Jelly tots and sticks can be used to create 3D shape models to make learning shapes fun! Having children make 3D shape models will help them learn about the properties … Continue Reading 3D Shape Models to Make Jelly Tot Towers
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
Easy Fine Motor Activities Here are a couple of easy Christmas and Hanukkah themed fine motor activities for young children. The wrapping activity is a nice alternative to threading and … Continue Reading Easy Fine Motor Activities for Christmas & Hannukkah