Threading Beads Alphabet Activity

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

DIY Plaster Casts for Doctor Role Play

Create some real DIY plaster casts for teddies and dollies to make doctor role-play even more authentic and educational!

DIY plaster casts for doctor role play for kids

My 3 year old daughter is currently obsessed with all things medical related and has declared with all certainty

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Winter Sunset Silhouette Art

Make some  winter silhouette paintings using mixed media to create a beautiful, atmospheric result!Winter sunset silhouette art work

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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Icy Arctic Small World Play

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.  Icy Arctic Small World Play SceneContinue reading Icy Arctic Small World Play

100+ Play Ideas for Kids: The Ultimate Collection of Boredom Buster Activities

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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