30 Days to Hands on Play Challenge: Have a Party!

Day 21:Have a Party!

 Play prompt:Have a spontaneous party for no reason at all! It could be a teddy bear’s picnic with a toy tea set and imaginary food. Invite all your child’s favourite toys, make some invitations, set out the places, turn on the music and enjoy! Or find

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30 Days to Hands on Play Challenge: Music Making!

Day 19: Music Making So much noisy fun! We really enjoyed our music making session with household objects! Play prompt: Raid the kitchen cupboards and find some pots and pans, metal utensils,  wooden spoons, and anything else you can find of various materials and sizes. Sit down and

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30 Days to Hands on Play Challenge: A Reading Tent

Day 17: A Reading TentPlay Prompt:Find a cosy spot in the house (or garden if warm enough!) and create a reading nook using some material and cushions. Climb inside and read, uninterrupted, for at least 15 minutes!

My girls were SO excited about the idea of this and C. loved hunting

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30 Days to Hands on Play Challenge: Playing with Junk!

Day 15: Playing with JunkWow! We are half way through the challenge already!Play promptRummage through the recycling box and pull out some boxes, tubes, milk jugs and whatever else takes your fancy!Following your child’s lead, create something to play with together!IdeasModel Making:How about..asking if they want to make a junk model? What could

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30 Days to Hands on Play: Sticky Art!

Day 13: Sticky Art!

This is an open-ended creative play challenge, involving just one key element- stickiness!   Play Prompt: Oooo, just think of the possibilities with this one!  If you went on the outdoor adventure this week, you could make a sticky collage using leaves, twigs and other found

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