Midsummer messy play :: solstice sensory tub

Today we’re enjoying some midsummer messy play with a sunshine sensory tub!

Love this for midsummer messy play : a sunshine sensory tub. Fun to make for the solstice!

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Sun weaving :: solstice crafts

You know when your children make something and there is a buzz in the air because they’re so pleased with what they’ve made? This sun weaving which we made as a solstice crafts was one of those moments. The children loved the whole process and the end result. Here’s how we made them.

Beautiful sun weaving - perfect solstice craft for kids!

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100 days of summer bucket list

June is here and we are ready to welcome good times with a 100 days of summer bucket list. We have a whole season of fun play ideas here – all tried and tested by real kids! There’s a range of activities to suit all different ages, stages and tastes. You could browse the list and try some of your favourites, or go all out and do one a day between now and the end of summer! {Click through on each link for a full how-to tutorial on each idea.}

100 days of summer bucket list : packed full of ideas for things to do with the kids to keep playing and learning all summer long.

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Flower number line games

“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” So said William Morris, and this flower number line scores full marks, being a a great way for children to learn about number patterns and relationships – and also looking absolutely lovely! Here’s how to make one, and how to play some number line games.

Great ideas for number line games - hands-on math activities

Flower number line games

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How to make scented paint for summer

Add a burst of summer sunshine to your sensory play with this idea for how to make scented paint.

How to make scented paint - a great sensory recipe for kids. love the art ideas on this site!

How to make scented paint for summer

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