Fun with Mini Popsticks: an Egg Carton Posting Game for Toddlers
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Fun with Mini Popsticks: an Egg Carton Posting Game for Toddlers

Toddlers love posting so why not introduce them to this simple DIY mini popstick posting egg carton activity. If you have a toddler, Im sure you have come to discover for placing things inside others. This is a developmental milestone that begins when they are just 6 months old. Posting activities allow them to explore…

Anzac Day Activities 2024
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Anzac Day Activities 2024

Australians and New Zealanders around the world unite to commemorate and remember those no longer with us due to their sacrifice for their country on Anzac Day. Anzac Day 2024 Activities Why do we celebrate Anzac Day? Anzac Day is a day of remembrance. Commemorated by Australians and New Zealanders with services and marches throughout…

Top 47 Educational Activities for 2-year-olds At-Home
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Top 47 Educational Activities for 2-year-olds At-Home

Hav fun while learning working your way through this list of top 47 educational activities for 2-year-olds. Feed your child’s natural curiosity and help them develop a love for learning with these inexpensive educational activities. They are quick and easy to set up and can provide your child with an environment that is going to…

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…

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…

Printable Bookish Play Pack Toddler Preschooler
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Printable Bookish Play Pack Toddler Preschooler

Save time pinning ideas with these ready made printable bookish play packs! Expand on your toddler’s favourite books with these book themed printable activity packs that are bursting with learning opportunities! Printable Bookish Play Packs for Toddler and Preschoolers So you have been stuck in the Pinterest rabbit hole, looking for inspiration to add extra…

Taste Safe Sensory Aquafaba Foam
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Taste Safe Sensory Aquafaba Foam

Taste safe aquafaba play foam is such an amazing foam for toddler and baby sensory play. I have inherited a little saying from my dear, lovely Grandma – ‘Waste not, want not,’. When I heard about the numerous ways to use this amazing substance, I was thrilled to be able to use this product rather…

How to Make Taste Safe Sand
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How to Make Taste Safe Sand

Taste safe sand can be used in so many meaningful play experiences! There are so many benefits associated with sensory play. Taste safe sand is perfect to use for so many different activities for babies and toddlers to access opportunities to support their growth and development. Not only do kids love playing in this sand,…

Strengthening Fine Motor Skills with Pegs
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Strengthening Fine Motor Skills with Pegs

Valuable toddler activities that can really can make a difference to your child’s development include strengthening fine motor skills with pegs! One of the biggest issues educators are seeing with kids entering kindy is their lack of fine motor skills. This in turn, presents challenges when it comes to handwriting, cutting with scissors, tying shoes…

Learn about Adding and Subtracting with Frogs in a Pond!
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Learn about Adding and Subtracting with Frogs in a Pond!

Learning how to count is such an important math skill. We use numbers in some way or form every day. Putting our well rehearsed numbers into context will help deepen our children’s understanding of their value. To do this, Miss 4 and I created our very own little game. How to Play To play the…

How to Make Crisp White Homemade Corn Flour Clay
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How to Make Crisp White Homemade Corn Flour Clay

Homemade cornflour clay is simple to make and the bright white finish makes for making colours really pop! We have done homemade salt dough before. It is great however the brown, burnt biscuit look really isn’t very appealing as a base to work with. Yes, a good coat of white paint can rectify this issue…

Edible Gloopy Slime for Sensory Play
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Edible Gloopy Slime for Sensory Play

One of the common questions I have been asked by parents lately has been requests for sensory play ideas for toddlers who are still putting everything in their mouth. This being said, there is certainly a lot for a young child to learn from their environment by mouthing so it really isn’t a behaviour that…

Fine Motor Fun With Play Dough Letter and Numbers
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Fine Motor Fun With Play Dough Letter and Numbers

Learning letters and numbers doesn’t have to be all text books and flash cards. Your child certainly doesn’t need a pencil in hand to begin to build up skills that will assist them in their handwriting journey either! Allow them to begin this journey with some fine motor fun! With this in mind, we set…

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Milking Cows Activity with Your Toddler

We are celebrating all things farming in our play this week. To kick start off the week we did a milking cows activity! There are so many different learning opportunities when it comes to exploring farms. With such diverse related topics, farm theme play appeals to so many kids. Whether it is the machinery, animals,…

A Small World Trip to Antarctica with a Toddler
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A Small World Trip to Antarctica with a Toddler

Standing in kitchen this afternoon, I was watching the girls playing nicely but I could see that we were about to hit THAT time of day. Seams were beginning to come undone. We need a sensory small world. The dreaded witching hour… haha… an hour. Oh that’s funny… Between approximately 2pm and 6pm each afternoon…