Top Toy List for 2-6 Year Olds!

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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50 Activities for Playing and Learning with Insects!

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! 

[Conker/ Chestnut Spiderweb Weaving: The Imagination

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Fun Science Experiments for Kids! [from It's Playtime!]

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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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Play Dough!

Create some wild and wonderful patterned, sparkly and textured play dough to create marvellous candies and sweets in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory imaginary play! charlie and the chocolate factory play dough recipe This was

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Shell Fossil Imprints in Salt Dough

Create some beautiful homemade fossils and nature print keepsakes using shells and easy homemade salt dough!

Salt dough shell prints If you read this blog often you will already know how much we love salt dough and use it often for

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