Spark some exciting story writing using a superhero photo prompt to make a book together! We have been having lots of fun this past month using these free Avengers superhero prinatbles from Kodak! We played super-hero imaginative play games using the masks and created a cityscape for story-telling with puppet
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Set up a coffee shop dramatic play scene for some great role-play, language development, story telling, money play and emergent writing! Fun, creative and educational too!
Pretend play scenarios are some of the richest and most enjoyable playtimes we have together and they can offer
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There were some fun ways to play with letters linked up last week! Have a try of these activities!
Clockwise: A fun name recognition sensory tub from Creative Family Fun Matching upper and lower case letters with spoons! from Praises of a Wife and Mommy Simple fun with an alphabet treasure
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We’ve combined two of our favourite things, play dough and stories, to come up with a fun new way to re-tell our favourite picture books! Using coloured, no-cook play dough, wooden food, a butterfly toy and a well-worn copy of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, the girls retold the story in an exciting, active way from
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Today I’ve chosen to feature 5 fantastic ideas for encouraging early literacy skills, from pre-reading and writing activities to creative story-telling prompts, with a large dose of theory thrown in too! Enjoy.
Fantastically creative storytelling prompt from Doodles and Jots
Fishing for letters of the alphabet from
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