Make some frozen letters and use them to play with the alphabet in a fun, sensory way (sneaking in a little learning on the side!) My friend Val introduced me to these wonderful alphabet ice trays which can be both frozen and cooked, therefore making them perfect for
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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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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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A fun scientific investigation for kids on a hot day: freezing and then melting objects in blocks of ice!
We have had some wonderfully hot weather this week and our play has been mainly outside from breakfast to bedtime. To help cool down
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