Making Patterns with Lego and Egg Cartons

Use egg cartons, homemade pattern cards and everyday toys to create some playful invitations to make patterns. Great for home or preschool with 3 year olds to school age children as a fun way to learn about pattern making, sequencing and matching by colour and shape! As part

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Weighing and Measuring With Egg Cartons: Playful Maths

Recycle old egg cartons for use in playful maths investigations, using them to create some weighing scales and a non-standard unit for measuring objects with!  Welcome to a brand new early learning series being hosted on The Imagination Tree and Learn With Play at Home each week, about Playful Maths

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10 Shape Learning Activities for Kids [It's Playtime!]

Here are some great ways to learn about shapes with young children which are all are easy to set up and offer plenty of scope for creativity! Learning maths skills through play and art is the best possible way! Many of these ideas were linked up through It’s Playtime, thank you to all who contributed

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Play Dough Learning Mats for Literacy and Numeracy Development

We all know that play dough is tactile, fun and great for all multi-sensory early developmental play. But it can also be used in creative, playful ways to promote early literacy and numeracy skills in a hands on way. There really is no need for worksheets when we have such a great resource to hand!

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Homemade Rain Gauge

Here’s how to make a really simple rain gauge using recycled materials, for some rainy day fun! There are plenty of opportunities for learning about measuring, number recognition, capacity and weather along the way too!

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