Decorating Foam Eggs on the Window

A collection of Spring crafts and activities for kids

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

Bottle Top Count and Match Game

Playful maths activities for kids

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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Baby Play: Circles Treasure Basket

Baby Treasure Basket with circular objects

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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Shape Binoculars and a Shape Hunt Maths Game!

shape binoculars and shape hunting maths game for kids

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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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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