Straws and Matchsticks Fine Motor Activity

Set up a fun fine motor activity for preschoolers using play dough, matchsticks and cut paper straws! Simple, engaging maths and physical play for little ones, which is so easy to set up and clear away.

Fine motor fun with cut straws

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Digging for Carrot Sight Words Activity

Dig for word carrots with this gardening sensory tub sight words activity! A playful way to practise literacy skills and learn new sight words.

Digging for sight words sensory tub

5 year old Cakie has been learning lots of new words as a beginner reader, and many of them are

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Natural Mint Play Dough Recipe

Bring some freshness and zing to sensory play time with this natural mint play dough recipe! It smells wonderful and feels so soft to touch.Natural mint play dough recipe

 

Here’s another play dough recipe to add to the vault, this time with the wonderful aroma of fresh mint! We

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Magic Coloured Beans Sorting Activity

Make some magic coloured beans as a great DIY resource for sorting, counting, imaginative play and storytelling! These are so simple to make and are hugely appealing to play with. Hoe to make magic coloured beans for counting and sorting play

We made a new play, counting and

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Coconut Cloud Dough Recipe

Have some gorgeously scented, sensory play fun with this easy coconut cloud dough recipe! Perfect for outdoor fun this summer.Coconut cloud dough

We are big fans of sensory play and all its many, many benefits for all ages and stages of children, and have written about dozens of projects we have

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