Here are 15 DIY non-toys for toddlers which are so simple to make and so engaging to play with! Sensory play, fine motor skills, cause and effect, curiosity and investigation skills are all encouraged through these non-toys, and most are cost-free to put together.Continue reading 15 DIY Non-Toys for Toddlers
Make an alphabet beans literacy game and an ongoing resource to use in lots of activities together!
Using some ordinary, dry butter beans (sold in the bag at the supermarket), I wrote on the letters of the alphabet using a black
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Make some magic coloured beans as a great DIY resource for sorting, counting, imaginative play and storytelling! These are so simple to make and are hugely appealing to play with.
We made a new play, counting and
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Make a fun sight word game for kids with these simple, DIY sight word pebbles! An easy learning resource for open-ended, playful literacy and tactile fun for beginner readers!
I love to make the girls very simple toys, games and learning
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Use some pipe cleaners and threading beads as a fun, multi-sensory and kinaesthetic way to learn letters of the alphabet and literally feel the way that they are formed with your fingertips! This is a lovely pre-writing and reading activity for pre-schoolers and older children who need to practise their fine motor skill coordination too.Continue reading Threading Beads Alphabet Activity