Salt Tray and Gem Pattern Making

Enjoy some playful maths activities with this salt tray and gem pattern making provocation! So simple and low cost, with plenty of opportunities for extending the learning and being creative too!

Invitation to make patterns in a salt tray

I set out an Invitation to Play and create with two

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Apple Pie Play Dough

 

 

Make some apple pie play dough as a fun pretend play activity and as great practise for fine motor skills and coordination!

Apple pie play dough making activity

 

After making the naturally scented apple play dough last week, we went straight on to playing

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Magnetic Counting Fish Game

Make learning fun with this magnetic counting fish game to go along with the popular counting rhyme  ”1 ,2, 3, 4, 5 Once I caught a Fish Alive!” Fine motor skills, counting, ordering, creativity and singing in one exciting playful maths activity!Magnetic counting fish game for preschoolers

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Milk Jug Elmer Elephant Craft

Make an Elmer the elephant using a milk jug and coloured tissue paper squares!  A great craft for kids to go along with a much-loved story book which can be used as a story prop or puppet too.Elmer elephant milk jug craft

This is a classic craft that we were

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Egg Carton Ocean Craft

Learn about sea creatures this summer with this egg carton ocean craft! A fun way to display beach treasures and to make an imaginative small world scene to play with too.Ocean in an egg carton craft for kids

The girls came up with an  idea to make

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