Make your own shape printers using folded cardboard tubes, for easy grip and playful maths learning for toddlers and preschoolers! The resulting art work also looks lovely when turned into wrapping paper, wall art or cut to make further collage pictures.
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Make a fun matching pairs hide and seek sensory game for toddlers, using real objects to be found in a sensory tub! Lots of hands-on excitement and great for simple problem solving, matching, counting and other early mathematical skills.
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Here’s a collection of simple sensory play activities for babies and toddlers, for a fun exploration into the world around them! All are little to no effort or cost and encourage engaging play and exploration, both independently and in shared one to one sessions between baby and a special adult. Enjoy!Sensory Play Activities for Babies
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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Here are 25 creative ways to re-use and recycle a cardboard box into something fun to play and create with! From story boxes to puppet shows, treasure chests to car play mats, bunches of painted flowers to baby toys and preschooler maths games, there’s plenty of variety to choose from in this list!25 Creative Ways to use a Cardboard Box