This Christmas play dough recipe is inspired by the Christmas-flavoured sugar I make each year to go on our Christmas-movie-popcorn. The sugar smells exactly like Christmas, with a blend of herbs and spices that fills the house with a festive feeling and, as I often have play dough on my brain, I thought why not try it for a Christmas play dough recipe?
Five ideas for Christmas sensory play activities with play dough, for lots of hands-on, creative fun.
Christmas sensory play activities with play dough
This is a lovely simple sewing project for kids ~ how to make a Christmas tree decoration and a heart ornament.
Simple sewing for kids : Christmas tree decoration [Read more…]
Learning to use scissors can take lots of practise. We can incorporate scissor skills as part of our every day activities, such as helping to chop herbs to go with our dinner, or include them in our play and learning activities. Here’s a collection of ideas you can use to encourage your child to work on their scissor skills through art, craft, math, and sensory invitations to play.
12 fun scissor skills activities
A play dough pizza parlour is a fun sensory play activity that encourages lots of imaginary play and conversation skills.
Play Dough Pizza Parlour [Read more…]
Do your kids love Lego? Just manipulating the pieces, snapping them together and pulling them apart is a great work out for fingers, helping to develop fine-motor skills, but Lego is a classic open-ended toy that can be used in so many different ways by creative kids. My girls most often use their Lego to build imaginary buildings or enclosures for their toy animals but recently L has been using them in lot of math games.