Create some beautiful patterned Easter eggs using craft foam on the window or in the bath! This activity is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers, combines creativity and maths and is completely mess free! Plus it can be reused over and over again with limitless possibilities for the outcome, making it a truly open-ended activity. Continue reading Decorating Foam Eggs on the Window
Here’s a fun way to re-use bottle tops and jar lids by turning them into a simple counting and sorting game for preschoolers! As part of our on-going Playful Maths series, Debs from Learn with Play at Home and I are looking at simple and fun
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Create a baby treasure basket for exploratory play and learning for little hands and minds!
If you’ve been reading here for a while you will remember the baby treasure baskets I have posted over the years, right back from when Pop was a
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Use cardboard tubes to make some shape binoculars for going on a shape hunt together! A creative and active way to learn shape names and how to describe their properties.
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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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