Rainbow Marshmallow and Toothpick Structures

Create some beautiful rainbow marshmallow and toothpick structures in this gorgeous, mathematical invitation to play for kids! Great for problem solving and developing maths and construction skills, this is a great boredom-busting activity that’s sure to appeal to all ages.

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DIY Plaster Casts for Doctor Role Play

DIY plaster casts for doctor role play for kids

Create some real DIY plaster casts for teddies and dollies to make doctor role-play even more authentic and educational!

DIY plaster casts for doctor role play for kids

My 3 year old daughter is currently obsessed with all things medical related and has declared with all certainty

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Counting and Patterning with Play Dough, Spaghetti and Beads

Counting and patterning with play dough, beads and spaghetti

Set up a fun playful maths activity using spaghetti stuck into play dough and a box of colourful threading beads! Fantastic for developing fine motor skills, practising counting, recognising numerals and making simple patterns in a hands-on, open-ended way. Counting and patterning with play dough, beads and spaghettiContinue reading Counting and Patterning with Play Dough, Spaghetti and Beads

Giacometti Inspired Figure Sculptures

Create some beautiful sculptural figure art with kids based on the work of Alberto Giacometti! Simple to create yet so effective, an as a bonus it is a great way to teach about body structure and anatomy with young children. I have long been a lover of Alberto Giacometti’s iconic

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Salt Dough Handprint Christmas Tree Ornaments

Create some cute handprint Christmas tree ornaments using green sparkly salt dough and paints! These are lovely as a little keepsake and memento of how the kids have grown. I do love handprint keepsakes!

 To create these christmas tree handprints from salt dough I thought we would try to colour

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