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. Continue reading Icy Arctic Small World Play
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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Make a DIY mirror box for exploring with shapes and symmetrical pattern-making in a creative maths activity!
Welcome to the first in our new series about Exploring Reggio philosophies and ideas. This is a bi-weekly, on-going series being published
Continue reading Exploring Shapes and Patterns on a Mirror Box
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!)
Natural Lavender Sensory Rice
A collection of fun and exciting Discovery Box ideas for preschoolers that are so simple to put together, yet offer hours of creative, investigative, heuristic play! Easy to pull out with no preparation and fantastic for using at home or school for 2 to 5 year olds.
15 Discovery Boxes for Preschoolers