Top 15 Fine Motor Toys and Resources

Here are my top 15 fine motor toys and resources that I would recommend for all parents, teachers and child-carers who are playing alongside preschool to school aged children. They are perfectly child-sized and appropriate, can be used for countless open-ended ways in play and learning activities and are just fantastic for developing those all

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Top Tips for Preparing your Child for Starting School

As a Reception/ Kindergarten teacher with nearly 10 years of experience in helping children and their parents settle into starting school for the first time, I’ve always considered this area one that I am really comfortable about with giving advice and support. However,  I finally find the shoe on the other foot with my firstborn

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Camp Mom Summer Activity Pack

With the summer break just around the corner (already!) I’m so thrilled to be able to offer you help and inspiration to fill those long weeks at home with the kids with this wonderful Summer Camp Activity pack! Produced in collaboration with my favourite blogger friends the 20 Moms, we are a group of educators,

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Pointillism Painting with Cotton Buds from The Artful Parent Book

Experiment with pattern making and a simple Pointillist technique by painting and mark making with cotton buds! This fantastic art activity for kids comes straight out of the very wonderful book The Artful Parent: Simple Ways to fill your Family’s Life with Art and Creativity by Jean Van’t Hul of The Artful Parent blog, and we are

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Twinkl Educational Resources!

I am very thrilled to announce a brand new partnership  between The Imagination Tree and the fabulous educational resources site, Twinkl Resources! With so many free materials for you to download, print out and use at home or in the classroom, as well as incredible resources in the premium collection, I think you will be

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