Pancake Making Pretend Play

Make a fun invitation to play with pretend pancake making ingredients! Lots of imaginative cooking play and playful literacy learning at the same time with this easy to set up activity.

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Icy Arctic Small World Play

Create a magical, sparkly Arctic small world play scene using blocks of ice in various shapes and sizes for building ice models with! Fantastic imaginative play fun for any time of the year, which would be particularly great when studying an Arctic animals topic.  Icy Arctic Small World Play SceneContinue reading Icy Arctic Small World Play

100+ Play Ideas for Kids: The Ultimate Collection of Boredom Buster Activities

Here is a comprehensive list of over 100  fun and simple play activities for kids to keep them busy and stretch that often under-exercised muscle of creativity! I’ve pulled this list together from the Imagination Tree archives to make one,  ultimate go-to list of  screen-free ideas for rainy days and twitchy kids.

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Exploring Shapes and Patterns on a Mirror Box

Make a DIY mirror box for exploring with shapes and symmetrical pattern-making in a creative maths activity!Playing with shapes and symmetry on a mirror box

Welcome to the first in our new series about Exploring Reggio philosophies and ideas. This is a bi-weekly, on-going series being published

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Natural Lavender Sensory Rice

Make some DIY all natural lavender sensory rice for a calming and therapeutic playtime activity for kids. Great for toddlers to school age children, this lovely scent is fabulous for ending down after school or before bedtime through the cranky hour (and helpful for exhausted parents too!)

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