For day three of our Simple Play :: complex learning series, we’re taking a cue from a report in the US that opportunities for art can have a dramatic and positive effect on children’s academic performance, and we’re all about: paint!
Glue is a wonderful sensory material for children to explore, and a springboard into all sorts of art, making and experiments. Take a look at our glue activities, and join in with the play.
Top 10 things to do with glue [Read more…]
Making puppets with children is a springboard into art, story telling, role play and lots of language practise. Here are some great ideas you can use to make and play with puppets.
Making puppets with children [Read more…]
Take a book, any book, but preferably a favourite, and bring it to life for a day of creative play with these story book activities.
Storybook activities for children [Read more…]
Want great ideas for playing with chalk? Read on for my favourite ways to use chalk, with ideas for chalk art, games, math, literacy, action games and puppets.