15 Discovery Boxes for Preschoolers

A collection of fun and exciting Discovery Box ideas for preschoolers that are so simple to put together, yet offer hours of creative, investigative, heuristic play! Easy to pull out with no preparation and fantastic for using at home or school for 2 to 5 year olds.

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Baby Play Ideas and Activities: 6-18 Months

Looking for ideas for baby play? Tired of everything being geared towards preschoolers? Here are 20 fantastic ways to play with your 6-18 month old baby, all rich in sensory exploration and promoting developing thinking skills!

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Discovery Box 14: Rainbow Scarves

Create open-ended, heuristic play opportunities for toddlers and beyond using gorgeous, silky rainbow scarves and lots of imagination!

It’s been a while since we had a new Discovery Box to explore and enjoy! If you follow me on Facebook you will know that I’ve

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Discovery Box 13: Coloured Stacking Cups

We’ve been exploring coloured light and shadows, along with some fun construction, with our latest Discovery Box!¬† Pin It This was one of those typical you-know-you’re-an-early-years-teacher-when moments. If you work with young children, you will know exactly what I mean! I was walking the aisles of Sainsburys and stopped with two

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Discovery Box 12: Magnetism!

It’s been a long time since we made a Discovery Box! For Christmas the girls received giant magnets in their stockings and it was time to get investigating and experimenting! I filled a metal tin with a range of metallic and non-metallic items, including nails, screws, hair clips, coins, keys

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