Counting and Patterning with Play Dough, Spaghetti and Beads

Counting and patterning with play dough, beads and spaghetti

Set up a fun playful maths activity using spaghetti stuck into play dough and a box of colourful threading beads! Fantastic for developing fine motor skills, practising counting, recognising numerals and making simple patterns in a hands-on, open-ended way. Counting and patterning with play dough, beads and spaghettiContinue reading Counting and Patterning with Play Dough, Spaghetti and Beads

Symmetrical Pattern Making with Natural Materials

Use shells, pebbles and other natural materials to make large scale symmetrical patterns and explore other simple mathematical concepts together. Such a lovely, hands-on way to discover about the world around us and introduce new concepts in a beautifully appealing way!Symmetrical patterns with shells and natural objects

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Decorating Play Dough Easter Eggs

Set up a gorgeous Easter themed invitation to play with pastel coloured play dough, cookie cutters and little accessories to decorate like eggs! Lovely for fine motor development and all the other fabulous benefits that play dough has to offer for pre-writing skills and creativity!

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Decorating Foam Eggs on the Window

A collection of Spring crafts and activities for kids

Create some beautiful patterned Easter eggs using craft foam on the window or in the bath! This activity is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers, combines creativity and maths and is completely mess free! Plus it can be reused over and over again with limitless possibilities for the outcome, making it a truly open-ended activity. Continue reading Decorating Foam Eggs on the Window

Rainbow Comb Paintings

Painting with rainbow colours and combs

Enjoy a fabulous art process using combs and brightly coloured paints, to explore textures and patterns with kids!  Painting sessions with young children are much less about creating an end result and finished product than they should be about exploring materials in an

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