Use some pipe cleaners and threading beads as a fun, multi-sensory and kinaesthetic way to learn letters of the alphabet and literally feel the way that they are formed with your fingertips! This is a lovely pre-writing and reading activity for pre-schoolers and older children who need to practise their fine motor skill coordination too.Continue reading Threading Beads Alphabet Activity
Create some real DIY plaster casts for teddies and dollies to make doctor role-play even more authentic and educational!
My 3 year old daughter is currently obsessed with all things medical related and has declared with all certainty
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Make some winter silhouette paintings using mixed media to create a beautiful, atmospheric result!
With the bare winter trees all around us still, and the houses and buildings falling into silhouettes at the early mid afternoon sunsets, the children have seen lots of beautiful orange and
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Create a magical, sparkly Arctic small world play scene using blocks of ice in various shapes and sizes for building ice models with! Fantastic imaginative play fun for any time of the year, which would be particularly great when studying an Arctic animals topic. Continue reading Icy Arctic Small World Play
Here is a comprehensive list of over 100 fun and simple play activities for kids to keep them busy and stretch that often under-exercised muscle of creativity! I’ve pulled this list together from the Imagination Tree archives to make one, ultimate go-to list of screen-free ideas for rainy days and twitchy kids.
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