Flowers and Fairies Sensory Tub

Pin ItI have a slightly fairy-obsessed nearly 3 year old in the house at the moment, and all she can talk about is her flower fairy party which is coming up soon! So I put together a very simple and easy flowers and fairies sensory tub to satisfy her pink-cravings

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Small World Play: Cardboard Box Town

Make a town inside a large cardboard box for a fantastic small world play time that uses the whole body! Such a great way for toddlers and preschoolers to play together indoors or outdoors. My husband told me I can only keep this giant cardboard box until the weekend, then

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The Central Importance of Play

I’ve been wanting to write about the importance of play for some time, but every time I try to do it the enormity of the topic just overwhelms me. How on earth can you contain in a single post the huge significance of a playful childhood?!┬áSo instead I want to simply outline a few key

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Small World Play: Dinosaur Land

We made a new small world play scene together to cater for C’s new interest in dinosaurs. We have one of the “Harry and the Dinosaurs” stories and she likes it, but in all honesty it was the television version that got her hooked! Ah well, a bit of TV is fine right? Continue reading Small World Play: Dinosaur Land

Small World Play: The Seaside

This may seem like a strange small world scene to set up at the beginning of February when it is still freezing cold outside and summer seems a long way away! But we have been reading lots of stories recently that include trips to the seaside and Cakie has become

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