Play Dough Inventor’s Workshop

Use old electrical cables, loose parts and recycled junk materials to create an imaginary play inventor’s workshop, using play dough as a base material to build and secure. This activity is fantastic for providing open-ended creative play, hands-on investigations, designing and planning, story telling and scientific discoveries! Best of all, as with all great kids

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DIY Light Box for Sensory Play

Create a homemade light table for sensory play and investigation with kids, using simple and affordable items from around the home!   About a year ago light tables or boxes suddenly took the kids’ activities online world by storm! I was enamoured by them as I had desperately wanted one

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Freezing and Melting Objects in Ice

A fun scientific investigation for kids on a hot day: freezing and then melting objects in blocks of ice!

Freezing and defrosting ice experiment

 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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Growing Cress Heads and Cress Initials!

 We have been having fun with an easy indoor growing project and learning lots of fun facts about nature and science along the way! Cakie filled up some plastic tubs with cotton wool balls and watered them until they were damp (but not soaking

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Glow in the dark cave!

A recipe for half an hour of fun on a wet, grey afternoon in the British summertime!

 Take one ENORMOUS cardboard box and put it in a dark spot in the house (it was very dark inside but hard to photograph!) Find a box of

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