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
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
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
Teaching measurement to Kindergarten children- From the beginning Teaching measurement to Kindergarten children can be a challenge as many children will come to school with a wide range of experiences … Continue Reading Teaching Measurement to Kindergarten Children- length
The Benefits of Gardening and Planting Bulbs for Kids We will look at the benefits of gardening for children and the best planting bulbs for kids. Planting bulbs with children … Continue Reading The Best Gardening Bulbs for Kids
Teaching Length to Kindergarten Children – Ordering Sticks by Length This post focuses on teaching length to Kindergarten children or children just beginning to learn about measuring with length. When … Continue Reading Teaching Length to Kindergarten Children Using Sticks
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
Teaching Kids about Gardening- Collecting Seeds from Flowers Teaching kids about gardening is a great way to get children outdoors and to introduce them to the world of flowers and … Continue Reading Teaching Kids about Gardening- Collecting Seeds
Outdoor Nature Art Activity Miniature Nature Collages are a great outdoor art activity for children. They are a creative way for children to explore properties and colours, with adjectives such … Continue Reading Outdoor Nature Art Activity- Miniature Nature Collages
My children love playing with rocks and pebbles in the garden. Writing numerals and sets of dots on them provides an opportunity for them to see and use numerals during their everyday play. Having these around for children to play with allows them to become familiar with numerals and numbers and gives them the opportunity for them to incorporate them into their daily play.
Mud Kitchens are a fun way to get children pouring, mixing, using their imaginations and engaging in pretend play. Children can also create their own mixtures for sensory play.
EDUCATION IS AN ADMIRABLE THING, BUT IT IS WELL TO REMEMBER FROM TIME TO TIME THAT NOTHING THAT IS WORTH KNOWING CAN BE TAUGHT. — Oscar Wilde. Play of the … Continue Reading Play of the Wild – Love Learning <3
Love Learning <3 with Play of the Wild I’ve worked with children and families for over 15 years. I have a background in therapeutic social work but have also worked in … Continue Reading Play of the Wild – About Me