Mixing Textures into Paint

Set up an investigative art experiment mixing textures into paint to see what effect each one creates! A lovely hands-on, multi-sensory art activity for everyone to enjoy.Mixing textures into paints

Welcome to the next in our on-going series of Exploring Reggio , where we look at the ideas of Reggio

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First Sewing Basket for Kids

Ideas for making a first sewing basket for kids

Make a first sewing basket for kids using simple, age appropriate materials that encourage open-ended creativity, fine motor skills and plenty of independent fun!Ideas for making a first sewing basket for kids

My girls have been asking to do some sewing recently, so we collected some simple,

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Baby and Toddler Sensory Play with Hair Rollers

Make a fun little sensory play activity for babies and toddlers using some coloured hair rollers in different sizes! Such a lovely, tactile exploratory experience and great for little hands to develop co-ordination and motor skills along the way.

Baby play activity with hair rollers

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Soap Fluff Sensory Play

Make some gloriously goopy soap fluff for sensory play time fun! Made with 2 basic materials it feels so squishy and soft and smells wonderfully clean and fresh when it’s time to clear it away!Soap Fluff Sensory Play activityWe are HUGE fans of messy, sensory play and have enjoyed

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Rainbow Comb Paintings

Painting with rainbow colours and combs

Enjoy a fabulous art process using combs and brightly coloured paints, to explore textures and patterns with kids!  Painting sessions with young children are much less about creating an end result and finished product than they should be about exploring materials in an

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