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Posts from the category: Imaginative

Fairy Tale Charades Printable

Printable Fairy Tale Charades Game: Perfect for family game night, class groups and youth groups

Given the popularity of our printable Christmas charades cards I thought it was time to create a new set - to be enjoyed by my family and yours, and what could be more fun, especially when playing charades with young children, than playing Fairy Tale Charades! This printable set contains 36 … [Read more...]

15 Un-Princess Picture Books for Princess Lovers

15 Fabulous Un-Princessy Princess Picture Books for Kids Who Love Princesses

Now both of my girls embrace all things princesses-y but I like to ensure that they have a BIG dose of modern day princess mixed in with the Disney-fied version. So today I am sharing a collection of books that feature sassy, sparkling, smart, kind and brave girls, most of whom just happen to be … [Read more...]

Star Wars Shadow Puppets

Staw Wars Shadow Puppets Activity for Kids

This post is sponsored by Duracell. Hands up if you have a Star Wars fan in your home? We do and he has been waiting for the day to share his love with our kids! I mean, that really is one of the joys of parenting isn’t it– sharing those passions and joys that were so super cool during your own … [Read more...]

DIY Wooden Peg Gnomes for Imaginative Play

DIY Wooden Peg Imaginative Play Gnomes

We met our first wooden peg doll gnomes (three of!) many Christmases ago and it was love at first sight. Immy loved playing with them so much that it was only a matter of time before we began adding more little gnomes to our collection but instead of buying them we had a go at making them. They … [Read more...]

50 Handmade Magical Folk & Mythical Creatures Kids Gift Ideas

50 Handmade Magical Folk and Mythical Creatures Gift Ideas. Great gifts for imaginative kids

I know some of you are super organised, with Christmas gifts bought, wrapped and hidden away. Me? Not so much! But I have started thinking about what to get my gorgeous girls and having had great success with previous handmade items purchased from Etsy, I've been having a bit of a browse for ideas … [Read more...]

9 Ways to Encourage a Child’s Creativity

9 Ways to Encourage a Child's Creativity

I love watching and listening to children as they come up with fresh ideas or create something new. When the project is right, their passion, enthusiasm and motivation for the task is exciting to observe. Children have great ideas and activities that develop the skills associated with creativity and … [Read more...]

7 DIY Dollhouses for Pretend Play

7 DIY Dollhouses for Pretend Play

My girls love imaginative play and over time we have managed to accumulate all manner of figurines in our toy collection - Schleich animals, dinosaurs and fairies, Sylvanian creatures, Lalaloopsies and Disney fairies to name just a few (I mean they LOVE imaginative play!) Of course, these characters … [Read more...]

The Three Little Pigs Printable Story Retell Puppets

The Three Little Pigs Story Retell Puppets Free Printable

Oh we have been having some fun this week with these Three Little Pigs storytelling props! There has been much huffing and puffing! And wonderful story making and sharing. I love puppets and storytelling props for their potential for wonderfully engaged literacy learning, imaginative play and social … [Read more...]