Top 15 Fine Motor Toys and Resources

Here are my top 15 fine motor toys and resources that I would recommend for all parents, teachers and child-carers who are playing alongside preschool to school aged children. They are perfectly child-sized and appropriate, can be used for countless open-ended ways in play and learning activities and are just fantastic for developing those all

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Sight Word Pebbles for Literacy Play

Make a fun sight word game for kids with these simple, DIY sight word pebbles! An easy learning resource for open-ended, playful literacy and tactile fun for beginner readers!Sight word pebbles for playful literacy activities

I love to make  the girls very simple toys, games and learning

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Maths Investigation Area for Open-Ended Learning

Set up a specific area for playful maths investigations at home or in the classroom, to encourage plenty of open-ended play and self-directed learning with a range of inviting materials.

Maths investigation area

This post is part of an ongoing series called Exploring Reggio, in which we

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Exploring Shapes and Patterns on a Mirror Box

Make a DIY mirror box for exploring with shapes and symmetrical pattern-making in a creative maths activity!Playing with shapes and symmetry on a mirror box

Welcome to the first in our new series about Exploring Reggio philosophies and ideas. This is a bi-weekly, on-going series being published

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Spielgaben Educational Toys Review

I’m thrilled to be able to introduce you to the range of Spielgaben educational toys, an Australian educational resources company which is just about to introduce its wonderful range of products to the UK and USA in August this year.  All opinions in the following review are my own and I can tell you straight

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