Symmetrical Pattern Making with Natural Materials

Use shells, pebbles and other natural materials to make large scale symmetrical patterns and explore other simple mathematical concepts together. Such a lovely, hands-on way to discover about the world around us and introduce new concepts in a beautifully appealing way!Symmetrical patterns with shells and natural objects

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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

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Baby Sensory Play: Discovery Bottles

Create some fun, engaging discovery bottle toys for babies and toddlers by using recycled and everyday materials from around the house! These are cheap to make, long lasting and can easily be adapted to create exciting and intriguing sensory play experiences for little ones.

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Freezing and Melting Objects in Ice

A fun scientific investigation for kids on a hot day: freezing and then melting objects in blocks of ice!

Freezing and defrosting ice experiment

 We have had some wonderfully hot weather this week and our play has been mainly outside from breakfast to bedtime. To help cool down

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Patriotic Sensory Tub

Make a sensory tub filled with colours related to the Union Jack flag to celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee (or 4th July in America!) Adapt this for your own country or region by changing the colours, flags and added extras!

I just couldn’t resist making this sensory tub with

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