Sensory play

Simple activities for babies toddlers

Zero to Two: The Book of Play for Babies and Toddlers

Zero to Two: The Book of Play is the ultimate resource of activities for babies and toddlers and it is available to download right now! I am so excited to join with a wonderful group of 25 contributors from all around
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Easy No-Cook Lemon and Eucalyptus Play Dough

In preparation for Australia Day next week, I decided to create a batch of play dough in our national colours of green and gold. This lemon and eucalyptus no-cook play dough takes just five minutes to make and it smells gorgeous!
Exploring chalk and water

Exploring Chalk and Water

This is one of our favourite activities – exploring chalk and water. It is my “go to” activity when I need something for R to do while I’m making dinner. It’s also a perfect rainy day activity. There’s something relaxing about
Imaginative play with seed pods

Easy Nature Play Idea – Seed Pod Boats

We really have some truly unique and beautiful seed pods here in Australia, don’t we? Our home is filled with pods of all shapes and sizes which we have collected on our daily walks. Recently we were lucky enough to come
ways to play and learn with play dough

4 Ways to Play with Play Dough

Welcome back to another week of Tuesday Tots!  Tuesday Tots is a weekly link up of activities especially suited for the under fives. It is a fantastic resource of ideas for kids to play and learn and is co-hosted by Rainy
Cornflour and water recipe

Goop Sensory Play and Science

Goop. Ooblek. Slime. Whatever you like to call it, the classic corn flour and water experiment is one of those activities that never gets old. We’ve been making this for three years now and R (who’s now 5) still loves it.
Halloween activities for kids

Halloween Sensory Play – Mixing a Wizard’s Brew

Here’s a simple Halloween sensory play idea that will excite your child’s imagination. Using just a few simple items, little witches and wizards can start brewing their magic potions. ‘ Last week R came up to me and said “I want
Sensory play with shaving foam

A Snowy Winter Sensory Tub

This snowy sensory tub is quick and easy to set up – just add shaving foam for a soft wintery scene. Add some natural elements like branches and pebbles and let the imaginative play begin! R (4 yrs at the time
fun and learning in the kitchen

Pretend Play in the Kitchen

A couple of months ago I wrote a post sharing ten quotes about the importance of play. Even the simplest play activity can offer a multitude of learning opportunities and our pretend play in the kitchen is a perfect example. This activity