15 DIY Non-Toys for Toddlers

Here are 15 DIY non-toys for toddlers which are so simple to make and so engaging to play with! Sensory play, fine motor skills, cause and effect, curiosity and investigation skills are all encouraged through these non-toys, and most are cost-free to put together.15 DIY non-toys for toddlersContinue reading 15 DIY Non-Toys for Toddlers

Beans and Flower Pots Counting Activity

Have fun playing this beans and flower pots counting activity using the simplest of materials! Playful, hands-on maths for preschoolers to school age children, which can easily be adapted to become more challenging if needed.Beans and flower pots counting activity

After using some simple dried beans (we

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Magnetic Counting Fish Game

Make learning fun with this magnetic counting fish game to go along with the popular counting rhyme  ”1 ,2, 3, 4, 5 Once I caught a Fish Alive!” Fine motor skills, counting, ordering, creativity and singing in one exciting playful maths activity!Magnetic counting fish game for preschoolers

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Matching Alphabet Beans Literacy Game

Make an alphabet beans literacy game and an ongoing resource to use in lots of activities together!Alphabet Beans matching game literacy activity

 

Using some ordinary, dry butter beans (sold in the bag at the supermarket), I wrote on the letters of the alphabet using a black

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Milk Jug Elmer Elephant Craft

Make an Elmer the elephant using a milk jug and coloured tissue paper squares!  A great craft for kids to go along with a much-loved story book which can be used as a story prop or puppet too.Elmer elephant milk jug craft

This is a classic craft that we were

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