10 Sensory Bins for Christmas and Winter [It's Playtime!]

Tis’ the season for sensory bin play! Here are 10 fantastic ideas for ways to enliven your sensory play areas this Christmas and Winter time, using all the wonderful scents and tactile, sparkly materials that are so readily available! These activities were linked up to It’s Playtime, as well as a few from our own

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Baby Place Space for 6-18 Months: Inspired by Montessori and Reggio

Create a simple yet stimulating baby play area using open-ended toys made from natural materials and incorporating some philosophies from Montessori and Reggio thinking.

When baby Bean was newborn we put together a baby play space based on Reggio ideas of simplicity, light and real materials, and that included

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Travel Size Baby Treasure Basket!

Create a travel size treasure basket for carrying in your bag to keep your baby busy and playful while out and about! Based on the Montessori and Reggio principles of heuristic play (playing with everyday objects), these baskets promote curiosity, open-ended thinking and plenty of investigative skills! baby treasure basket play montessori reggio emiliaContinue reading Travel Size Baby Treasure Basket!

Baby Sensory Play: Discovery Bottles

Create some fun, engaging discovery bottle toys for babies and toddlers by using recycled and everyday materials from around the house! These are cheap to make, long lasting and can easily be adapted to create exciting and intriguing sensory play experiences for little ones.

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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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