Where fairies go on holiday :: seashell fairy houses

Where do fairies go on holiday? To stay in seashell cottages by the sea! Here’s a sweet little craft idea that turns into imaginary play and storytelling.

A lovely idea for fairy houses made from shells - mixing art, story telling and imaginary play.

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Stone cairns :: building towers with natural materials

Have you ever tried buildingĀ stone cairns? If you have children who love building towers they’re a fab activity to try – combining natural materials, loose parts, construction play and just a little added dash of wow-factor!

A fun idea to try: building towers using natural materials. Fun balancing challenge.

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Kids art projects :: painting landscapes

Here’s a kids’ art project inspired by our recent trip to the beach :: have you ever tried painting landscapes?

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Sight words seashells :: sensory spellings

How do you help your children learn sight words and spellings? My girls are a whole lot more interested when their learning is through hands-on, sensory play. Here’s how we’re using some of our stash of seashells from the beach to help with learning how to read and spell.

Great ideas to help children learn sight words and spelling, through hands-on, sensory learning

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Seashell lemon play dough recipe

I made this lemon play dough recipe while we were away at the beach. It’s perfect for seaside sensory play with some lovely shells. Here’s the recipe.lemon play dough recipe

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