Let the kids design their own building blocks to use in construction play in the block corner! A great art and gross motor activity combined into one, which results in a fabulous set of unique building blocks to play with!
When Cakie was just 2 we had some building work
Continue reading Decorated Building Blocks for Construction Play
Here is a list of my favourite toys and resources for young children aged 2 to 6, which all promote open-ended play, curiosity, independence and creativity!
Over on my Facebook page recently many readers asked me to put together a list
Continue reading Top Toy List for 2-6 Year Olds!
Today’s feature article comes to you from Cathy who blogs at the lovely UK blog NurtureStore! Enjoy! With crafty kids in the house there’s always demand for new materials to create with. One thing we always keep well stocked is our Making Box, packed full of boxes, papers
Continue reading Make a House From a Cereal Box!
We’ve been exploring coloured light and shadows, along with some fun construction, with our latest Discovery Box! Pin It This was one of those typical you-know-you’re-an-early-years-teacher-when moments. If you work with young children, you will know exactly what I mean! I was walking the aisles of Sainsburys and stopped with two
Continue reading Discovery Box 13: Coloured Stacking Cups
Day 3 Challenge:
Building with Blocks and Duplo!Hopefully you all have some sort of building blocks in your home for this super-easy challenge today!
Wooden blocks, Megablocks, Duplo or Lego will all work well, with the coloured blocks being preferable for some of the ideas.
Get the whole lot out, tip them straight onto the
Continue reading 30 Days to Hands on Play: Block Building Challenge!