Just two weeks to go until the beginning of the Christmas countdown, here are some fun and simple ideas for creating a memorable Advent with your family this year, from homemade calendars and wreaths, to activity trees and themed books. These great ideas were linked up to It’s Playtime in the past, (with a couple
Continue reading Advent Activities and Calendars for Kids [It's Playtime!]
Create beautiful stained glass lanterns using recycled glass jars, tissue paper and sequins! Perfect for an afternoon art activity on these dark Autumn and Winter afternoons and they look so beautiful glowing with candles on the mantlepiece! Over on my Facebook page I regularly share photos of our daily Invitations
Continue reading Jam Jar and Tissue Paper Luminaries
Make some delicious smelling cinnamon and nutmeg play dough, ready for homely pretend play baking and cooking making together! Easy, no-cook recipe which results in plenty of afternoons filled with creative play and learning together! Continue reading Cinnamon Play Dough Cookies
Create a fun, memorable family tradition by making a surprise box for Christmas Eve for everyone to share! I’ve just finished putting together a special surprise for the kids and I’m so excited! Tomorrow is Christmas Eve and I thought
Continue reading Christmas Eve Surprise Box!
These were my favourite activities that were linked up last week, all based on exploring the senses through playful fun! There are a million and one fantastic Christmas crafts around at the moment, which I admit to loving quite a lot, but it’s SO great to be truly engaging little ones at
Continue reading It’s Playtime! Christmas Sensory Play Activities!