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…

How to Make Moon Sand and Luna Craters
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How to Make Moon Sand and Luna Craters

Exploring space with your children is so interesting. It’s a great way for them to learn about the universe and how it works, and you also get some cool science experiments out of it too! Our Space themed play for the week has been a hit and we are only at day 1. One activity…

Pom Pom Sorting with Toddlers
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Pom Pom Sorting with Toddlers

Pom Poms are such a versatile little item. They are great for sensory play, crafts, counting, colour recognition, teaching spatial awareness, sorting activities and so much more! Today I thought we needed to get back to basics and ground ourselves with some simple play. Miss 19 months hasn’t been feeling very well with a nasty…

How to Colour Rice for Sensory Play
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How to Colour Rice for Sensory Play

Colouring rice for sensory play is so easy and kids just love playing with coloured rice. Not only is sensory play heaps of fun, it’s inviting, engaging and provides your child with so many learning opportunities! Sensory play involves engaging your child’s senses; touch, sound, taste, smell and sight. How to Colour Rice for Sensory…

Emotions Printables and Learning Emotions Activities
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Emotions Printables and Learning Emotions Activities

Emotions printables and DIY activities are a fun way to introduce your children to learning emotions. Learning how to regulate emotions can be overwhelming even for us adults. These activities are a gentle, effective, and fun way to begin exploring emotional regulation. Emotions Printables and Learning Emotions Activities Is your child struggling with their emotions?…

Story Tray – A Squash and a Squeeze
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Story Tray – A Squash and a Squeeze

Julia Donaldson is one of our favourite authors. The way she writes is engaging, repetitive and full of vocabulary builders- perfect for our children! ‘A Squash and a Squeeze‘ certainly lived up to expectations set by previous titles we have visited. We meet an old woman who seems to feel like her home is uncomfortably…