The best kids painting ideas :: Simple Play

For day three of our Simple Play :: complex learning series, we’re taking a cue from a report in the US that opportunities for art can have a dramatic and positive effect on children’s academic performance, and we’re all about: paint!

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How to make goop recipe

I’m starting a new series here on NurtureStore, sharing some of my favourite recipes for play. Let’s start with something messy: a how to make goop recipe!How to make goop recipe, plus messy play ideas (also know as oobleck!)

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Fall play dough recipes: clove, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg

Here are some favourite fall play dough recipes, featuring autumn colours and lovely warming spices. They’re so wonderful to play with, giving your children a sensory boost on colder autumn days.

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Explosive outdoor art :: spray painting with the Just So Festival

How about some explosive outdoor art, with this spray painting idea from the Just Festival?

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Jungle small world :: play dough fun

Some homemade play dough and a few loose parts, together with a child’s imagination, soon make a fabulous jungle small world. Here’s one way we use play dough for imaginary play and story telling.

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