Welcome to day nine of our Simple Play :: complex learning series, where today we’re sharing nature walk ideas. Read on for ideas for observing the seasons and using your walk as a springboard into art, craft and sensory play.
Fill your winter with colour!
I’ll guide you through four weeks of beautiful and fun art projects that you can enjoy with your children. At home or at school, these process art projects will give you an interesting framework of activities that you can weave into your weeks, so your children are engaged, creating and enjoying themselves all through art. See more details of Art Spark here.
Today’s topic in our Simple Play :: complex learning series focuses on playing with chalk. Read on for my favourite ways to use chalk, with ideas for art, games, math, literacy, action games and puppets.
Seven kids games with chalk [Read more…]
Join us for some active play today, as we head off on a treasure hunt, using these free, adaptable, printables.
Set up a treasure hunt for kids [Read more…]
Here’s a super fun active play idea that’s great for an ice breaker game at the beginning of the school year or when groups of children come together: try the Tag, I’m It! hat.
Ice breaker games: Tag, I’m It hat! [Read more…]
Today’s activities for toddlers post features some of our favourite ideas for science experiments, active play and having fun outdoors. They’ve all been tried, tested and approved by my own toddlers and are all based on having fun and learning through play.
This is part of our Just Right For Toddlers series, bringing your our best ideas for the lovely toddler stage.
Activitites for toddlers :: science [Read more…]
Thanking the Domestic Goddesque for kindly passing the torch over to my hands, with neither of us dropping it, I’m joining in the international group of bloggers who are joining forces to bring you lots of fun ideas to celebrate the Olympics with your children.
The Games give us the perfect reason to encourage our children to be fit and healthy and enjoy some active play. Here are three fun ring games you could try.