Whilst doing our seaside/under-the-sea crafts and play this week I was reminded of a small‑world scene that I set up in the tuff spot some time ago now. I had originally made some yellow sensory rice for playing with (as I have mentioned before, when I make coloured rice, I simply add food colouring to… Continue reading Seaside Small World
…using only household objects!
In honour of #worldchocolateday
After a wonderful week of farm-themed play and craft last week, as well as a failed trip to an actual farm, A and E were keen to continue the theme this week. I wanted to change it up slightly though – mummy doesn’t do very well repeating the same thing over and over for weeks… Continue reading Farmyard Play (Part 2)
We love messy and sensory play in our house, and I get a lot of inspiration from Pinterest, but I find that a lot of the amazing-looking ideas can be very expensive to set up. Therefore, whilst I do buy the occasional special item, I mostly try to stick to activities that I can do… Continue reading Farmyard Sensory Play
A couple of weeks ago I wanted to do something really messy, just for fun, and so decided to do this: This basically involved spraying some shaving foam into the tuff spot and adding a variety of coloured ice cubes (made using a 1:1 mixture of water:food colouring). The idea was just to make a… Continue reading Puffy Paint
One of my favourite (though possibly one of the hardest) parts of my job is to run a Church-based Toddler group on Tuesday mornings. Each week we read a Bible story, sing songs, do craft, play, and eat cake. Today’s story was about Abraham, with the focus on God’s promise of descendants more numerous than the… Continue reading Stars and Rice