This post explores loose parts play ideas for toddlers, including a range of different resources to use.
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
How to Start Preschool at Home during the COVID-19 lockdown There are a lot of people who are suddenly having to figure out how to start teaching preschool at home, … Continue Reading How to Start Preschool at Home
Good Dragon-Themed Picture Books for Children There are many good dragon-themed books for children, and these are some of my favourites! These are all picture books and work well for … Continue Reading Good Dragon Books for Children
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
Ways Kids Can Help the Environment There are many ways kids can help the environment. This post will discuss some small actions children and their parents and teachers can take … Continue Reading 15 Ways Kids Can Help the Environment
Teaching children about propagating plants in water or soil Propagating plants in water or soil is a great way to ‘grow’ your plant collection for free! Some plants are easier … Continue Reading Top Tips for Propagating Plants in Water or Soil
Salt Dough Christmas Decorations inspired by UK Nature In this post, we look at how to make salt dough Christmas Decorations inspired by nature in the UK. This follows on … Continue Reading Salt Dough Christmas Decorations UK Nature Inspired
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 … Continue Reading Salt Dough Handprint Ornaments
Shapes with Sticks – Learning Outdoors through Play Making shapes with sticks is a fantastic hands-on way for children to explore the properties of shapes. Children can apply their knowledge … Continue Reading Shapes with Sticks – Learning Outdoors through Play
This post explores some of 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 … Continue Reading Best Halloween Books for Preschool
Science Lesson Starters for KS1- Make like a Tree… and Leave! These are 5 Science Lesson Starters for KS1 (children approximately 5-7 years old) focused on plants and leaves. As … Continue Reading Science Lesson Starters KS1 – Looking at Leaves
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 … Continue Reading Autumn Themed Books for Preschoolers
The Swapping Number Game provides the opportunity to practice recognising numbers and playing with the support of an adult. For older children (5-6 year olds) it can provide practice in their understanding of number order as well as playing independently with friends.
Missing Number Game with Numeral or Dice Rocks This may seem like a fairly basic game but children enjoy playing it and it is a great way to teach them … Continue Reading Missing Number Game