Rainbow Marshmallow and Toothpick Structures

Create some beautiful rainbow marshmallow and toothpick structures in this gorgeous, mathematical invitation to play for kids! Great for problem solving and developing maths and construction skills, this is a great boredom-busting activity that’s sure to appeal to all ages.

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Pine Cones and Elastic Bands Fine Motor Activity

Pine cone and elastic band fine motor activity

Set up a super-simple fine motor activity for kids using pine cones and elastic bands! Great for strengthening those little hand muscles crucial for writing development later on, and good for concentration and hand:eye co-ordination too.Pine cone and elastic band fine motor activity

I set up a

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Winter Counting Sensory Table

Winter themed counting sensory table

Put together a simple and inviting winter themed counting sensory table, for exploring textures, sorting and counting small amounts of tactile items in play! Playful maths learning with a seasonal, Wintry theme for toddlers and preschoolers to explore.Winter themed counting sensory table

In the colder and wetter

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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

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Apple Pie Play Dough

Apple pie play dough making activity

 

 

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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