The Homemade Play Dough Recipe Book

I’m so excited to launch The Homemade Play Dough Recipe Book.  It’s a fantastic resource that brings you recipes and ideas for a whole year of play.

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The Homemade Play Dough Recipe Book

This book is for you! 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.

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Make a sailing boat

The girls hatched a plan as our holiday in Anglesey approached. They wanted to make a sailing boat they could sail in the rock pools on the beach. B’s been reading Why The Whales Came by Michael Morpurgo and really wanted to make a sailing boat herself – a wooden one, which would really float. So we did!

How to make a sail boat - three great ways!

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Activities for toddlers :: imaginary play

We’re mid-way through our special series on activities for toddlers. If you’ve been following along with us you’ll have already seen our ideas for sensory play, arts and craft and math games. Today we’re all about imaginary play, with ideas for setting up a shop, going camping in your playroom, and hosting a posh tea party. We also have ideas for children who love dinosaurs, pirates and dens.

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Be a sailor: make a boat!

be a sailor make a boat
B is all about the ocean right now, and with a trip to the seaside coming up in a few weeks she’s thinking about how she might like to be a sailor. So when a big cardboard box arrived in the house she knew just what she wanted to do ~ make a boat!

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Garden chalkboard puppets

Yesterday I was out in the garden, paint brush in hand, at 8.30 in the morning. Seizing the cool part of the day I refreshed our garden chalk board with a new coat of paint. In our Victorian house we have what used to be an outhouse which we now use as a garden shed. It’s wooden door is perfect as our garden blackboard. The girls use it to draw, doodle and send messages to each other. But with some extra paint left in the I wondered what we could find to use it up and we decided to re-vamp a few of our wooden blocks to make some garden chalkboard puppets. Read more »