Make a fun little sensory play activity for babies and toddlers using some coloured hair rollers in different sizes! Such a lovely, tactile exploratory experience and great for little hands to develop co-ordination and motor skills along the way.
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Make a fun posting box resource for early counting and sorting skills with the added benefit of fine motor practise and problem solving too! The enduring appeal of dropping and posting through holes will make this a real favourite game with toddlers to school age kids, with possibilities to extend the learning for the older
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Create a baby treasure basket for exploratory play and learning for little hands and minds!
If you’ve been reading here for a while you will remember the baby treasure baskets I have posted over the years, right back from when Pop was a
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Use recycled materials to create 4 homemade toys for babies and toddlers! They are simple to make, cost very little to put together and are great for promoting fine and gross motor skills, concentration, curiosity and cause and effect, amongst other benefits. 4 DIY Baby and Toddler Toys for Motor Skills
As another year ends I always find it fun to go back and see which posts were the most popular with you all and round them up to feature them by theme. Here are the top 10 posts relating to baby and young toddler play from this year.
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