Little Red Riding Hood Storytelling Dramatic Play

Use simple storytelling props to act out a favourite traditional tale of Little Red Riding Hood in imaginative play! There are so many opportunities for early literacy development in this type of  exciting dramatic play and it is developmentally appropriate for young children.Little Red Riding Hood Storytelling Dramatic Play

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Pointillism Painting with Cotton Buds from The Artful Parent Book

Pointillism painting with cotton buds from The Artful Parent

Experiment with pattern making and a simple Pointillist technique by painting and mark making with cotton buds! This fantastic art activity for kids comes straight out of the very wonderful book The Artful Parent: Simple Ways to fill your Family’s Life with Art and Creativity by Jean Van’t Hul of The Artful Parent blog, and we are

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Sensory Storytelling Tub

Make a sensory tub inspired by the classic story The Very Hungry Caterpillar for creative and playful storytelling with kids! Using story props and sensory play materials is a fantastic way to bring favourite stories to life for young children. It encourages oral storytelling, sequencing, thinking about main characters and

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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Play Dough!

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Create some wild and wonderful patterned, sparkly and textured play dough to create marvellous candies and sweets in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory imaginary play! charlie and the chocolate factory play dough recipe This was

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Pinkalicious: Pink Cloud Dough Cup Cakes!

Make some cup cakes from pink cloud dough as a fun way to retell the popular picture book Pinkalicious! One of the many joys of blogging is the community that develops around the readership and fellow blog authors. I have loved getting to hear about other people’s customs, traditions

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