25 Ideas for the Kindness Elves

25 ideas for using the Kindness Elves to promote acts of kindness this Christmas

Here are 25 ideas for the Kindness Elves to use together as a family tradition in the run up to Christmas this year! Acts of kindness for children to show to friends, family, people who help us and strangers and hopefully encourage some character development, thoughtfulness and kindness at the same time.Continue reading 25 Ideas for the Kindness Elves

20 Counting Activities for Preschoolers

20 activities for preschoolers

Here are 20 counting activities for preschoolers and school aged kids to enjoy, learning maths through play in as fun a way as possible!

20 activities for preschoolers

We are huge fans of learning through play and all of our creative learning ideas on this blog are

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Leaf Art: Tissue Paper Bleeding

Make some gorgeous leaf art for Autumn with this tissue paper bleeding project! So simple and mess free, the results are gorgeous and are a great way to explore shapes, overlapping and colour mixing too.Tissue paper bleeding art with leaves

Here’s another leaf art project for Autumn, or easily adaptable

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Top 15 Fine Motor Toys and Resources

Top 15 fine motor skills toys and resources for kids

Here are my top 15 fine motor toys and resources that I would recommend for all parents, teachers and child-carers who are playing alongside preschool to school aged children. They are perfectly child-sized and appropriate, can be used for countless open-ended ways in play and learning activities and are just fantastic for developing those all

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Cinnamon Salt Dough Leaf Ornaments

Salt dough leaves

Make some salt dough leaf ornaments using Autumn spice scented  salt dough and leaf cutters. A lovely activity for kids to make into decorations for Autumn and which smell lovely for ages!

Salt dough leaves

We recently made this lovely Autumn Spice Salt Dough recipe to match

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