Browsing Category

Playful learning (2-5 years)

arctic small world

How to create an Arctic Small World

This Arctic Small World proved to be a big hit with Rosalie, and with me because it was so simple to set up! It gave her opportunities for sensory play…

snowman play dough play - white, sparkly play dough recipe

Snowman play dough

As part of our Snow and Snowmen themed playful learning this January we made a batch of white play dough so that Rosalie could have some fun stamping out snowmen…

Winter & Snow Themed Play

Snow and Snowmen themes {playful learning}

With 2016 behind us now, I have been planning January’s Playful Learning activities to do with Rosalie, and this month they will be around winter, snow and snowmen, with a bit…

DIY bird feeders

DIY Bird Feeders {how to}

It’s important to make sure that the birds are fed, especially in winter, and a fun way to talk about this with toddlers and preschoolers is by making homemade bird feeders.…

winter sensory tray

Winter sensory tray {playful learning}

I set this winter sensory tray up for Rosalie on the first of December, with the intention of bringing it out as and when we had a lull throughout the…

december playful learning themes

Winter and Christmas themes {playful learning}

It will come as no surprise that our December Playful Learning themes are going to be Winter and Christmas. There are so many wonderful things to do in the run-up to…

Magic milk experiment {playful learning}

This is a really simple toddler science experiment which I tried with Rosalie a few weeks ago. She is nearly three, but you could easily do this with younger ones…