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Posts from the category: Toddler Play

Mother’s Day Gifts Kids Can Make

40+ Mothers Day Gift Ideas to Make with Kids of all ages

I don't know a mum who doesn't love a little thoughtfulness at Mother's Day and what could be more thoughtful than a sleep in, breakfast in bed and a handmade gift. If you are looking for a gift to make for a special mum or grandmum with the children in your life, you need look no further as here … [Read more...]

Chocolate No Cook Playdough Recipe

Chocolate (Uncooked) Playdough Recipe

I think chocolate playdough might be my favourite type of playdough. It smells amazing but it tastes like playdough so the kids won't eat it….. mostly!!! Chocolate Playdough Recipe You will need: 1 and 1/2 cups of plain flour 1/2 cup of cocoa 1/2 cup of salt 2 Tablespoons of cream of … [Read more...]

A GIANT Play Activities List for Exploring The Five Senses

A GIANT list of playful activities for exploring each of the five senses & sensory play ideas for kids of all ages

Looking for fresh ideas for exploring The Five Senses with your class? Then this list is the #1 place to start! Over 50 playful ideas for exploring the senses, sorted into categories for each of the senses - smell, touch, sight, sound and taste! These ideas are also perfect as invitations or … [Read more...]

Brown Bear, Brown Bear Book Themed Sensory Tub

Brown Bear Brown Bear Book Inspired Colourful Sensory Tub

Brown Bear, Brown Bear what do you see? I see a sensory tub waiting for me!! One of the very best books for young children is Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? (words by Bill Martin Jr and colourful illustrations by Eric Carle). The predictability, pattern and repetitive text paired with … [Read more...]

12 Eggs-cellent Books About Eggs!

12 Eggscellent Books About Eggs

Of course at this time of year everything is all about eggs! So today I want to share a dozen of our favourite egg themed books for you to enjoy with the children (or chickens!) in your life. Let me know if you see a favourite on this list, or indeed any that you would add to our … [Read more...]

Sensory Play Ideas: 5 Games to Develop the Sense of Touch

Sensory Play Ideas: 5 Games to Develop the Sense of Touch

Human touch is essential to a child's development - and the benefits are not just for babies! Touch positively impacts bonding, emotional health, and the development of physical, language and cognitive skills. Playful activities that develop the sense of touch are not difficult, time consuming or … [Read more...]

That’s Not a Rainbow! 15 Totally Rainbow Art Projects for Kids

That's Not A Rainbow! 15 Totally Rainbow Art Projects for Kids

My girls have both been fascinated by rainbows from a young age, and that fascination has lead to rainbows being a subject of many of their artworks, especially their drawings and paintings. I believe for children the allure of rainbows lies in their mystery, after all the appearance of a rainbow in … [Read more...]

10+ Easter Inspired Play Activities

10 Easter Inspired Play Ideas

It feels like we’ve only just packed away the Christmas decorations when suddenly hot cross buns appear in the supermarket and Easter activities begin flooding the Pinterest feed! There is no denying Easter falls early this year and I am thinking we all might need a little help to kick start the … [Read more...]