This idea for nature mandalas for kids takes its inspiration from the spring flowers that are opening in our Garden Classroom this month.
Here’s a sunshine play dough recipe idea that’s great for sensory play for summer and the solstice.
Beautiful mandala crafts for children, using simple mandala designs and a wide variety of materials. Mandala arts combines art, math and natural materials and links to many festivals around the world.
Here’s a super easy DIY craft recipe that shows you how to make clay (that’s actually more like an air-drying dough) and turn it in to some beautiful butterflies.
Try some colourful circle art to explore shapes and scissor skills.
Combining math and art to make gorgeous pattern stars is a great STEAM lesson plan.
Do your kids love LEGO®? Just manipulating the pieces, snapping them together and pulling them apart is a great work out for fingers, helping to develop fine-motor skills, but Lego is a classic open-ended toy that can be used in so many different ways by creative kids. My girls most often use their Lego to build imaginary buildings or enclosures for their toy animals but recently L has been using them in lot of math games.