Herbal Rice for Natural Sensory Play

Add some herbs to rice to make a lovely natural sensory play material that smells wonderful and adds interesting textures to the usual mixture.Natural herbal rice for sensory play

We have made a lot of sensory rice tubs for play and they last indefinitely, if stored in

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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

I set out an Invitation to Play on

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Strawberries and Cream Play Dough Recipe

Make some gorgeously soft strawberries and cream play dough using this no-cook recipe with natural scent and colouring.

Strawberries and cream play dough recipe

More play dough explorations have been underway in our house this week, this time with a deliciously fruity scent, perfect for making pretend play cup cakes

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DIY Fine Motor Toy for Babies and Toddlers

Make a very simple yet engaging toy for babies and toddler using wooden curtain rings and a mug tree! Great for motor skills and coordination, as well as problem solving and hand to eye coordination, this will be played with over and over again and makes a great addition in the toy cupboard, for next

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Cardboard Beads Threading Activity for Toddlers

Set up a threading activity for toddlers using DIY cardboard tube beads and pipe cleaners, for fine motor   and mathematical skills, and plenty of playful fun!

Toddler threading beads fine motor activity

When we finished playing with the Colour Sorting Pom Pom Drop game that we made recently,

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