Dragon small world :: messy play

Welcome to a brand new feature on NurtureStore! I’m thrilled to be joined by a group of fabulous guest writers, who will be bringing us their take on fun play ideas. I’ve invited some of my favourite bloggers over to share with us ideas their children love. There will be a whole mix of activity ideas in the series, so please read along, enjoy the ideas, and hop over their blogs to discover more.

Starting off our new series, we have Asia, with a fun messy play idea :: a dragon small world!

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Treasure hunt for kids :: with free printables

Join us for some active play today, as we head off on a treasure hunt, using these free, adaptable, printables.

A super set of printable Treasure Hunt Labels - with lots of ideas for clues | NurtureStore :: inspiration for kidsSet up a treasure hunt for kids Read more »

Snow playdough recipe

snow play dough
Winter’s on the way – time to break out the snow playdough recipe.

Based our our favourite no cook play dough recipe, this snow version has one important variation: we use corn flour instead of regular flour, to get a much whiter dough. And of course we added lots of sliver glitter to give a frosty sparkle to the dough.

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Make a ‘Let it Snow’ winter town

This little ‘Let It Snow’ winter town is such a delight to make, and it’s great for winter imaginary play.This little ‘Let It Snow’ winter town is such a delight to make, and it’s great for winter imaginary play.

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How to write a story :: sticker tales!

These stickers tales are lots of fun! They help children learn how to write a story and can give a great spark to their imaginations. I find they are especially good for reluctant writers and kids who love to draw. Here’s how we use stickers to write a story and make our very own books.

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