5 reasons speech bubbles are great for learning to read and write

We’ve hit on a winning combination this week and discovered a super fun way to encourage lots of reading and writing. Here’s how we’re using speech bubbles to bring giggles to learning to read and write.


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New look NurtureStore :: Play Planner

A free weekly play planner delivered straight to your email in box each week, with seven play-based learning ideas for the week ahead.

NurtureStore has a new look!

If you’re reading this by email click though and take a look at the new-look site. Hope you like it!

Michelle from Mollymoo Crafts has helped make it look all new and fancy. And I’ve been busy behind the scenes, organising the archive of over 1000 activity ideas to make it easier for you to find what you’re looking for.

Did you know you can…?

1. Use the menu bar across the top to search by topic or theme

2. Use the buttons at the bottom of the screen to find ideas for each age group

3. Use our about page to see our key activities for math, literacy and language, art, sensory play and our simple play series.

4. You can also find our ebooks and freebies in the shop.

Here’s this week’s Play Planner

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Muffin tin maths

Here’s an idea from our archive that’s all about making math fun. With a little help from chocolate chips this muffin math game is a great way for young children to practise counting.

math games

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Newspaper art from yesterday’s news

Sometimes the best art comes from very simple materials – especially when you go big and bold!Great, simple, kids art project using newspaper

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100 sensory play activities

100 sensory play activities for babies, toddlers, preschool and school

100 sensory play activities

All the activities at NurtureStore encourage a hands-on, multi-sensory approach. Here you will find an index of sensory play activities by material.   Read more »