Designing and Building Bridges Activity

Set up a fun science and engineering activity for kids using everyday materials to construct a bridge together! Make it into a challenge to see how much weight the bridge can carry and compare results using different methods and materials.

Designing and building a bridge with kids

ChallengeandDiscoverContinue reading Designing and Building Bridges Activity

Shape Blocks Matching Picture Cards

Use building blocks to create some picture cards of models and patterns for kids to copy! A great maths activity for preschoolers that can be simplified for toddlers and extended for school age children.3D shape structures math activity

The next material in our collaborative Playful

Continue reading Shape Blocks Matching Picture Cards

Decorated Building Blocks for Construction Play

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

Top Toy List for 2-6 Year Olds!

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!

Make a House From a Cereal Box!

Today’s feature article comes to you from Cathy who blogs at the lovely UK blog NurtureStore! Enjoy! cardboard box house  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!