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.
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Gardening with kids gives them so many opportunities to learn things. There are obvious subject areas such as science and nature studies of course, but there are also life lessons to be learnt. What you grow can teach a lot about your attitude to life – to creativity and challenge and risk taking! Here’s why in amongst the carrots and onions we always grow a wild card.
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Are you planning any Earth Day activities on April 22nd? Celebrated around the world, Earth Day is a great time to pause and reflect the impact you, your kids and your family have on the earth.
Last year we carried out an eco-audit of our play, looking at simple but effective ways we could align our activities with the ideas of reducing, re-using and recycling.
We’re joining in with the Earth Day Celebrations hosted by Mommy Labs and Greening Sam and Avery to bring you a blog hop bursting with ideas you can use to celebrate Earth Day with your kids. Have a browse around the blog hop at the end of this post to find ideas for art, crafts, games, activities and positive action your family can take to go a little greener this month. First though, here’s what the NurtureStore girls came up with as an Earth Day play idea: we grew an indoor meadow!
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I’m so excited it’s March 1st and we can feel the first few wafts of spring in the air that I have a special offer for you today. If you’re planning to play outdoors this year my book The Garden Classroom is packed with fun ideas you can use to really make the most of whatever outdoor space you have. And, because I’m so giddy with spring fever, for this week only I’m giving you a 25% discount at the checkout.
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