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
How to Dye Rice for Sensory Bin Play How to dye rice for sensory bin play – This recipe is an easy method for dying rice for sensory bin play. Colorful … Continue Reading How to Dye Rice for Sensory Bin Play
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
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!
Bouncy Ball Science Experiment This bouncy ball science experiment is a fun way to see if you can make a homemade bouncy ball. When I first tried this experiment, I … Continue Reading Bouncy Ball Science Experiment
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
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
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
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
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!
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
Sowing & Spreading Wild Flowers with Seed Bombs Sowing and spreading wild flowers with seed bombs is a fun activity for children and a great way to help the environment. … Continue Reading Sowing & Spreading Wild Flowers with Seed Bombs
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)
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
I’ve been enjoying seeing other people’s exciting Halloween messy play activities that they have been doing with their children over the last week or two. There is something about Halloween … Continue Reading Slimy Halloween Messy Play Activity