Super fun, super sensory play activities that invite your children to learn through their senses as they explore doughs, paints, ice, and cookies!
This Christmas play dough recipe is inspired by the Christmas-flavoured sugar I make each year to go on our Christmas-movie-popcorn. The sugar smells exactly like Christmas, with a blend of herbs and spices that fills the house with a festive feeling and, as I often have play dough on my brain, I thought why not try it for a Christmas play dough recipe?
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Play dough is such a beneficial material for children to play with and so versatile that it can be used however old your children are, and whatever their passions might be.
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Active math games are more fun than worksheets, aren’t they? I was reminded of a great phrase this week : hands on, brains on! Children learn through their senses, through hands-on play and through doing. This idea combines all three – let’s bake some shapes!
Math games :: bake some shapes! [Read more…]
Will you be celebrating Diwali with your children next month? I think observing festivals from many different cultures is a wonderful way to introduce kids to the wider world. The festival of lights is taking place on Wednesday November 11th 2015 and a creative way to mark the occasion by making some salt dough candle holders.
Having the right things, in the right places can really help to spark children’s imagination. Pulling in play dough, art and imaginary play, here’s how to turn a pumpkin into a house!