100 kids literacy & language activities

100 language activities :: alphabet, spelling, sight words, creative writing, storytelling, language development. Multi-sensory, play-based ideas.

100 kids literacy and language activities

Our approach to literacy and language activities is through play-based, multi-sensory learning.

While children are having fun and thinking creatively, they are learning about spelling, reading, writing and language development.

Below you will find our index of language arts, organised into topics, themes and seasons.  Click through on the links to find ‘hands-on, brain-on’ activities that focus on the fun of learning. Read more »

Discovery baskets for baby and toddler

Discovery baskets are a wonderful way to provide your baby or toddler with a variety of interesting materials to explore and talk about. Here are some favourite ideas for how to use discovery baskets for sensory play and language activities.

Love these ideas for baby and toddler discovery baskets. Great for sensory play and language.

Discovery baskets for baby and toddler

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Frozen activities : make your own ice palace

I see many frozen activities in our future! My daughter hasn’t even seen the whole film yet and she’s already hooked. Here’s her guide to making your own frozen ice palace, for lots of sensory play and imaginary storytelling.

Frozen activities : how to make your own ice palace. Great for sensory play and imaginary play.

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Creative writing ideas :: word birds

We were lucky enough to attend a workshop with the textile artist BeckyAdams as part of the GobbleDEEbook Children’s Literature Festival. Becky introduced a creative writing idea that combined art, imagination and storytelling and invited everyone to make their very own Word Bird. Here’s how our little flock turned out, and how you can make some Word Birds with your own children.

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Rainbow themed literacy activities

Here’s a whole range of rainbow themed literacy activities, including free printables: part of our rainbow activities unit.

rainbow themed literacy activities

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