Make a fun invitation to play on a hot day using frozen rice to keep the kids cool! With sea shells, fish and sea creatures it makes a great play prompt for ocean themed play and learning activities.
If you’ve been
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Create a wonderfully fun material for summer sensory play by freezing jello/jelly with sparkles mixed through! It is also a fantastic, hands-on science investigation for watching changes in state of materials and experimenting with how to make substances melt.
In a brief period
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Here are 8 creative ideas for playing and learning with ice and snow! Welcome to the first It’s Playtime of the new year and please come and link up your own blog posts below so that we can feature you in future weeks.
Arctic Small World Play in a
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Make some frozen letters and use them to play with the alphabet in a fun, sensory way (sneaking in a little learning on the side!) My friend Val introduced me to these wonderful alphabet ice trays which can be both frozen and cooked, therefore making them perfect for
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A fun scientific investigation for kids on a hot day: freezing and then melting objects in blocks of ice!
We have had some wonderfully hot weather this week and our play has been mainly outside from breakfast to bedtime. To help cool down
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