A favourite spot in our garden classroom, this fairy garden design is great for promoting magical imaginary play, and a delight for the senses.
Welcome to a brand new feature on NurtureStore! I’m thrilled to be joined by a group of fabulous guest writers, who will be bringing us their take on fun play ideas. I’ve invited some of my favourite bloggers over to share with us ideas their children love. There will be a whole mix of activity ideas in the series, so please read along, enjoy the ideas, and hop over their blogs to discover more.
Starting off our new series, we have Asia, with a fun messy play idea :: a dragon small world!
Dragon small world :: messy play [Read more…]
Are you planning any Earth Day activities on April 22nd? Celebrated around the world, Earth Day is a great time to pause and reflect the impact you, your kids and your family have on the earth.
Earth Day activities: grow a meadow indoors! [Read more…]
Here’s how we combined the garden’s ingredients with some sensory and imaginary play this week: garden flower play dough.
Garden flower play dough recipe [Read more…]
Storytelling with play dough [Read more…]
Here’s an great idea for some pretend play with ice – make the South Pole! It’s lots of fun, and an excellent way to enrich learning.