Making a Fairy Garden

Make a beautiful, magical fairy garden with your child to encourage imaginative play and story telling! make a fairy garden with kids This idea has been on our to-do list for a long time and finally, when the sun was still shining (remember that,

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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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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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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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