Set up a fun science and engineering activity for kids using everyday materials to construct a bridge together! Make it into a challenge to see how much weight the bridge can carry and compare results using different methods and materials.
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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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