While away in Italy we made some natural, no-cook play dough using fresh basil to scent it. It smelt wonderful and was such a feast for the senses while little hands played with it!
As with all our no-cook play dough recipes, this took only
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In this next post in the series of simple ideas for sensory play activities with young babies, we took our exploring outside to observe the wonder of the natural environment!
As already discussed in the bubble blowing sensory play post, activities for babies don’t need to be complex or overly-planned.
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Create some beautiful homemade fossils and nature print keepsakes using shells and easy homemade salt dough!
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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Here’s a recipe for wholegrain play dough which has a wonderful texture and is perfect for baking imaginative play! We adore play dough in our home for all of it’s wonderful developmental and educational benefits, as well as being easy to set up and a great time filler on rainy
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Here are some lovely ideas for creating art and play in the beautiful outdoors, using natural elements. Be sure to click through and read about each activity and leave a comment for the authors!
Beautiful nature collages from The Chocolate Muffin Tree!
Painted rocks by Crafting Play
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