We can help our children learn by adding play, imagination and fun to our activities. Today we’re designing super stylish watches to learn how to tell the time.
Free days of the week printable
This nature study calendar is a beautiful math and art project that lets you follow the changes of the year, learning about the seasons and observing the natural world.
Seasonal nature study calendar
Start the year as you mean to go on and have some creative fun making a four seasons calendar. It’s a great way to try out four completely different art techniques with your children and welcome in the new year.
I’m claiming no credit for this idea at all, as L made it at school and brought it home as a Christmas gift for the family, but I thought I’d share as I think it’s beautiful and she is really pleased with it.
How to make a four seasons calendar [Read more…]
Today’s the Day!
If you’ve been growing sunflowers with us as part of the Compton Hospice Sunflower Challenge you need to measure your sunflowers today. There are fabulous prizes on offer for the tallest bloom, so measure up and contact Compton with your vital statistics.
Our tallest is currently 1m 65cm. They got up to 2m 47cm last year, so there’s plenty more growing to be done. How tall are yours?
If you’ve been enjoying growing sunflowers (whether you’re joining in the official challenge or not) and have a sunflower-themed play idea to share with us – we would love to see them. Please add a link to the Linky at the end of this post. We’ve shared some ideas for art, science and math in our Sunflower Activities ebook, and here’s one more idea for sunflower fun.