101 Kids Activities book :: Play Planner

101 Kids Activities

101 Kids Activitites

Have you got a copy of 101 Kids Activitites from Holly Homer and Rachel Miller at Kids Activities Blog yet? It’s full of quick-to-set-up, fun, creative ideas for children from around 3-years-old all the way up to around 12-years-old.

Whether your kids like art, craft, games, pranks or science, they’ll find lots of ideas in the book. And with all the photos, and clear layout, you can pretty much hand the book over to your children and let them choose and organise what they want to try first. It’s a super book for summer. ~ Cathy

It’s available from Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk and Barnes and Noble.

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Keep cool and craft on :: Play Planner

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Ice Lolly Rescue Remedy

Oh boy, it’s been hot here this week! I hope you like the ice lolly recipes in this week’s planner – my girls have been eating them all week to keep cool. And lots of you in the UK will be finishing school for the summer around now ~ happy holidays to you! ~ Cathy

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Experimenting with Tinkerlab :: Play Planner

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Invite your children to tinker!

This week I wanted to recommend Rachelle Doorley’s new book Tinkerlab to you. Many of you will know Rachelle from her blog, and her book is full of just the kind of hands-on, creative learning ideas she’s so good at sharing. Tinklerlab, the book, has playful experiments across design, build, concoct and discover, along with some really through-provoking reads for us parents and teachers on how best to encourage creative thinking in our children. You can see more of the book in the ‘naked egg’ experiment in the Play Planner below, and get a copy for yourself from IndieBound :: Barnes & Noble :: Amazon.com :: Amazon.co.uk :: Roost Books

The book would make a super science curriculum to have fun with over the summer or to have ready for back-to-school. ~ Cathy

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Rice play and shells activities :: Play Planner

Great ideas for sensory rice play for toddlers and preschool

25+ rice play ideas

Did you see Nicolette from Powerful Mothering has published a ebook packed full of sensory play ideas for toddlers and preschoolers? The ideas are all based around rice play and include a recipe for colouring your rice and lots of ideas to get the most use out of it.

Nicolette is one of the co-authors of my Zero to Two and Playful Preschool ebooks and she is so good at sensory play ideas.

The Rice Play ebook is just $4.99, available for download worldwide, and you can get your copy here!

(P.S. there’s a great discussion about using food items for play over at Tinkerlab)

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Pirates and book nooks :: Play Planner

Kids activities all week long with NurtureStore’s Play planner

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