This paper plate moon and stars is a pretty but easy to make Ramadan craft for kids.
There’s going to be a total eclipse of the sun on March 20th 2015, which will be visible in the UK. It’s a fantastic opportunity for children to experience the relationship between Earth, our moon and the sun, and see and feel how they interact together.
UK solar eclipse sun and moon activities
This night sky sensory tub is great for sensory play and comes with ideas for hands-on math games.
Night sky sensory tub
This space game is fun to play and gives you lots of scope to work on counting, subtracting, multiplication, number patterns, lively actions and space facts.
It’s versatile and can be adapted for children of different ages – and it’s really easy to make. Here’s how to make and play Blast Off! together with a great selection of other space games and activities you can use to explore all about space.
Make a DIY Blast off! space game [Read more…]
The Homemade Play Dough Recipe Book
Play dough is such a beneficial material for children to play with and so versatile that it can be used however old your children are, and whatever their passions might be.
The Homemade Play Dough Recipe Book brings you recipes and play ideas for a whole year of activities. It includes great ideas for sensory and imaginative play, creating small worlds, art projects, and math and literacy activities.
You can buy it now for $9.99.
Or, you can save money by buying this book as part of our premium bundle: see below for details.
What’s in the book [Read more…]
Following on from our water bead science experiment, this week we’ve been enjoying some imaginative space play in our water bead sensory tub. With rockets, aliens and a lunar landscape the children have been stretching their imaginations and playing in a totally different world. Here’s how they took their water beads into outer space.
Water bead space play [Read more…]
At the beginning of the school holidays when I was restocking our making box I wondered what the children would create from the materials we had – turns out plastic drinking cups make great junk model space rockets! [Read more…]