Need ideas for what to do with the kids this summer? Looking for screen-free activities or an at-home summer camp programme? Here’s your guide to a happy, at-home summer.
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This ice painting process art idea, taken from my new ebook and online art course for families Art Spark, includes the extra sensory element of coldness. It’s a fun hands-on activity, particularly good as an outdoor art exploration and for keeping cool on hot summer days.
Sensory play ice painting with frozen paint
Join the feast! Here are sixteen delicious forest school recipes that you can cook over a campfire.
Fun forest school recipes for easy camp fire food
This Goldilocks and the Three Bears free printable set is perfect for storytelling. You can use these ideas to explore this classic tale through imaginative play, and to develop sequencing skills and math concepts.
Goldilocks and the Three Bears free printable storytelling kit [Read more…]
Celebrate summer as a family with these summer solstice activities for children.