Make some DIY milk jug lanterns for attaching to the front of scooters and bikes, for fun adventures in the dark! So much fun on dark winter afternoons and a prompt to get outside and exercise even when it seems so miserable (hello UK weather, I’m talking to you!) Our
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Here are 60 amazing ideas for exploring nature with your child through play, art and investigation!
I recently gave a talk at a nature play group, in the middle of the woods, about activities to do with your child that involve natural resources and that encourage
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In this next post in the series of simple ideas for sensory play activities with young babies, we took our exploring outside to observe the wonder of the natural environment!
As already discussed in the bubble blowing sensory play post, activities for babies don’t need to be complex or overly-planned.
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A fun and active way to learn letter names and sounds with young children- noisy letter jumping! This is a game we used to play a lot while I was teaching Reception classes (4-5 year olds) and was always a favourite in our outdoor play area. There’s research to show that if children can connect
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Make a beautiful, magical fairy garden with your child to encourage imaginative play and story telling! 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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