Tops & Peels Playtime: Eco-friendly Sensory Fun with Construction Trucks
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Tops & Peels Playtime: Eco-friendly Sensory Fun with Construction Trucks

Dinner prep turned into an impromptu play time with some tops and peels sensory fun. Kids are non stop, ‘play with the box more than the toy that came in the box’. This is a perfect example of why kids don’t need all the fancy toys, bells and whistles. Simple play can be the best…

Sail Away: a Guide to Boats in Jelly Messy Play for Toddlers
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Sail Away: a Guide to Boats in Jelly Messy Play for Toddlers

What better way to get curious toddler hands exploring than a sensory play tray filled with boats in jelly! Better yet, we found an even more cost effective way to make jelly play, meaning more jelly for bigger play! We then teamed up our jelly with some boats to inspire magical spark in Mr 3s…

Fun with Concrete Oobleck: Construction Play for Toddlers
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Fun with Concrete Oobleck: Construction Play for Toddlers

Level up your oobleck fun with this concrete oobleck construction truck sensory play activity for your truck loving toddler. We have made oobleck countless times over the years. Every single time, oobleck ticks the boxes and the kids love it. This time, I really wanted to follow Mr 3s current passion for all things construction…

Egg-citing Scoop & Transfer: Water Play Fun for Toddlers
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Egg-citing Scoop & Transfer: Water Play Fun for Toddlers

Reuse those plastic eggs left over from easter to cream this scoop and transfer egg water play activity for your toddler. Plastic fillable eggs are brilliant for play all year round. Teamed up with some kitchen essentials, and a bit of water and you can have this seemingly simple activity set up in minutes. I…

Mastering the Art of Chocolate Play Dough: a Simple Guide
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Mastering the Art of Chocolate Play Dough: a Simple Guide

A stormy day meant play time was primarily indoors and what better way to celebrate the muddy puddles outside than with some deliciously scented chocolate play dough! We have made brown play dough time and time again for many activities. Our gingerbread play dough is perfect for Christmas and doubled beautifully as a muddy track…

Pie O’clock: Mixing Time-telling Apple Pies
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Pie O’clock: Mixing Time-telling Apple Pies

Turn learning how to tell the time into a fun baking activity with time telling apple pies. A Slice of Learning: Time Telling Apple Pies  I’ve always believed that the kitchen serves as one of the best classrooms. What better lesson than combining the art of baking apple pies with the fundamental skill of telling…

Bubbling over with Fun: a Bubble Pouring Station Guide
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Bubbling over with Fun: a Bubble Pouring Station Guide

If you are searching for an activity to regulate moods, entertain, encourage development and make some memories, look no further than a bubble pouring station. The classic pouring station will always have its place in the top activities to do with toddlers. In saying that, this is better. Bubbles are better. Adding bubbles to our…

Galactic Explorers: Space Themed Flour Sensory Bin
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Galactic Explorers: Space Themed Flour Sensory Bin

Explore outer space with your toddler using this simple space themed flour sensory bin. This toddler activity can be set up in literally seconds and is priming with learning opportunities for your little space explorer. This article discusses benefits of sensory play, how to make this sensory bin taste safe and little tips to make…

Blossoming Fun: Flower Soup Sensory Play for Toddlers
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Blossoming Fun: Flower Soup Sensory Play for Toddlers

Create a colourful easy set up sensory water play activity for your toddler with flower soup! Now we aren’t talking an edible soup but this array of petals, stamen and leaves will inspire loads of learning through play while your toddler also has plenty of fun. Flower soup takes minutes to set up and will…

Sensory Play Bin with Paper Pulp Clean Mud for Kids
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Sensory Play Bin with Paper Pulp Clean Mud for Kids

Paper pulp clean mud is a simple and fun sensory bin filler for your toddlers next messy play session. Whether your using saved scrap paper or collecting shredded paper from a business in your community, this is a fun way of further extending the use of a resource that would otherwise be disposed of. Introduction…

Splash into Summer: How to Create Diy Sponge Water Bombs
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Splash into Summer: How to Create Diy Sponge Water Bombs

I’ve found the perfect summer project to share with you: DIY Sponge Water Bombs. After being gifted a pack of water bombs or water balloons, my children had the best afternoon filling and throwing them at each other. They were running around, being active it fits of laughter. However as the giggles turned to requests…

Splash into Fun: Best Summer Water Play Activities for Kids
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Splash into Fun: Best Summer Water Play Activities for Kids

Fun water play activities for kids are a great way to spend the day! Whether you are at home or out and about, water play is always a hit with my kids. I hope your family loves these activities as much as we do. Introduction to Summer Water Fun Summer has always beckoned us to…

Rainbow Ripples: the Magic of a Coloured Water Pouring Station
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Rainbow Ripples: the Magic of a Coloured Water Pouring Station

Level up your water play with a coloured water pouring station! Use vessels you have at home already to create a wonder water wonderland for your toddler to learn and grow. This activity has been a huge success over and over again with all three of my children and I’m so excited to share it…

Apple Sorting Activity for Toddlers
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Apple Sorting Activity for Toddlers

In this blog post, we dive into an exciting and educational apple-sorting activity designed to captivate the mind of your toddler. Through hands-on engagement, children not only enjoy themselves but also cultivate essential cognitive skills. The art of sorting apples goes beyond mere play – it’s a valuable learning experience that lays the foundation for…

Potato Masher Play Dough Smash
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Potato Masher Play Dough Smash

Team up your fresh homemade play dough with a kitchen staple to create a potato masher play dough smash activity for your toddler. The humble second draw down in your kitchen is a treasure trove for tools that can be repurposed for play dough fun. Today, we are celebrating our beloved potato masher to have…

Ice Cream Shop Dramatic Play
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Ice Cream Shop Dramatic Play

Welcome to our blog post on ice cream shop dramatic play! Dramatic play is an essential part of childhood development. It provides children with opportunities to explore their imaginations, enhance their social skills, and engage in creative role-playing. In this post, we’ll delve into the exciting world of setting up a simple ice cream shop…

Painting with Balls: Process Art and STEAM Activity
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Painting with Balls: Process Art and STEAM Activity

Get ready to explore the super cool realm of painting with balls with your toddler in this article. Brace yourself for an artistic adventure where your toddler can experiment, explore, and create their very own masterpieces. That is while boosting their fine motor skills, cognitive abilities, and sensory experiences. We’ve got a step-by-step guide that…

Oobleck Construction Site Sensory Play
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Oobleck Construction Site Sensory Play

Embrace your toddler’s love for diggers, dump trucks, and excavators with this oobleck construction site sensory play activity. Oobleck Construction Site Sensory Play Oozy Oobleck is a fun and sensory material that toddlers can play with. Oobleck is a non-Newtonian fluid is made by mixing cornstarch and water. This substance behaves like both a liquid…

Painting with Construction Trucks
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Painting with Construction Trucks

Painting with construction trucks is a creative and enjoyable activity for your digger-loving toddler! Painting with trucks combines the excitement of playing with vehicles and the artistic expression of painting. It offers a unique approach to creating artwork by using the wheels of toy trucks to create fascinating patterns and textures on a canvas or…