Salt Tray and Gem Pattern Making

Enjoy some playful maths activities with this salt tray and gem pattern making provocation! So simple and low cost, with plenty of opportunities for extending the learning and being creative too!

Invitation to make patterns in a salt tray

I set out an Invitation to Play and create with two

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Apple Pie Play Dough

 

 

Make some apple pie play dough as a fun pretend play activity and as great practise for fine motor skills and coordination!

Apple pie play dough making activity

 

After making the naturally scented apple play dough last week, we went straight on to playing

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No Cook Apple Play Dough Recipe

Make some naturally scented, no cook apple play dough in just a few minutes! Fabulous for sensory play and great for linking to themes about Autumn, harvest, fruit and produce as well as simply having lots of fun of course!DIY no-cook apple play dough recipe. This smells wonderful!Continue reading No Cook Apple Play Dough Recipe

Frozen Themed Play Dough Activity

Make some Frozen themed play dough with sparkly loose materials for imaginative play and story telling. Perfect for all those fans of Elsa and Anna and the Frozen movie and for promoting playful literacy!Frozen themed play dough

A little while back we made some clothes peg Elsa and Anna dolls

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Straws and Matchsticks Fine Motor Activity

Set up a fun fine motor activity for preschoolers using play dough, matchsticks and cut paper straws! Simple, engaging maths and physical play for little ones, which is so easy to set up and clear away.

Fine motor fun with cut straws

I set out an Invitation to Play on

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