Gruffalo Play Dough!

Create a model of the wonderful story book character, The Gruffalo,  using play dough, added materials and imagination! Then use it to retell the story together!

You will know by now that we absolutely ADORE play dough. We have tried many different recipes, flavours and

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Pinkalicious: Pink Cloud Dough Cup Cakes!

Make some cup cakes from pink cloud dough as a fun way to retell the popular picture book Pinkalicious! One of the many joys of blogging is the community that develops around the readership and fellow blog authors. I have loved getting to hear about other people’s customs, traditions

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Jack and the Beanstalk Story Box

We have made another story box for telling stories and to serve as  a little stage for puppet shows! This time the story that Cakie chose was one of her absolute favourite fairy tales, Jack and the Beanstalk. Just as with our Little Red Riding Hood story box, we used

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It’s Playtime! Story Telling Ideas!

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Little Red Riding Hood Story Box

We put together a story box so that we can retell the story of Little Red Riding Hood using puppets and story props!  Story boxes are a wonderful tool for young children and encourage a playful, fun approach to early story telling. They encourage creativity, imaginative play and a whole host of early literacy skills

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