Create a beautiful frog pond small world play scene using natural play materials arranged as loose parts for free play and exploration. Team it up with some information books to turn it into a little science and discovery table for plenty of opportunities to learn through play! 5 Speckled Frogs Natural Small World Play
Set up a simple and visually stunning science experiment with the kids to explore the transfer of water through a plant! This is easy enough for a preschooler to understand and makes a great introduction to practical science investigations. This classic, fun activity was always one of my favourites to
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Here is a list of my favourite toys and resources for young children aged 2 to 6, which all promote open-ended play, curiosity, independence and creativity!
Over on my Facebook page recently many readers asked me to put together a list
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Do you know any kids who love bugs and all things creepy crawlie?! Here are over 50 fantastic activity ideas for keeping kids busy with their favourite topic, from art and crafts, to learning activities, tasty snacks and really icky sensory play!
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Here are some incredibly exciting, diverse and educational science experiments for kids that were linked up to It’s Playtime last week! These are all worth trying out with your own children and teach so much at the same time (for adults too!)
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