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Fun activities with tape, straws, and pom poms. This is a great oral-motor exercise, calming and rocusing activity for children. Whether they're working on Sensory needs, speech, etc. I've done this with a few kids on my case load to help strengthen lip, cheek and jaw muscles to prepare for speech.

Two Tape Activities for Kids

Fun Kid Activity: Lines of Colored Tape, straws and pompoms. Try straws and cotton balls. Adding the lines ups the challenge. Using pompoms allows you to adjust the size from tiny to pretty big. The pompoms are also nicer looking.

Balloon Tennis Gross Motor Play Activity

Balloon Tennis Indoor Gross Motor Play Activity

Simple balloon tennis game for a quick energy buster. Balloon tennis makes a great indoor gross motor play idea. Balloons are always a hit with kids. Bad weather won't ruin this game:) www.leangreendad,com

Painted Rock Village...for the beach or sandbox...so cute!

Collect rocks, pebbles and stones on your next trip to park and beach. Make hand painted rocks, rock painting, painted pebbles, painted stones & stone art.

Growing grass from seed, for small world play - by Rachel (",)

Growing grass from seed, for small world play. I love this, we could add news toys each week, as long as we can keep the grass alive anyway!

From an old cable reel and artificial grass, ideal for small world play or for displaying items for investigation and exploration

What to do with a cable reel?

Oooh I think I need another one! From an old cable reel and artificial grass, ideal for small world play or for displaying items for investigation and exploration

Jungle tuff spot small world play idea. Perfect for imaginative play and story telling for toddlers and preschoolers.

Jungle Tuff Spot

Jungle tuff spot small world play idea. Perfect for imaginative play and story telling for toddlers and preschoolers.

Small world dinosaur play from Rachel (",)

Dinosaur Invasion

Dinosaur small world and other open ended learning opportunities around the dinosaur theme

Make your own cardboard tube construction toy!

DIY Cardboard Tube Construction Toy

Small World Play: The Seaside

Small World Play: The Seaside

The Imagination Tree: 30 Days to Hands on Play Challenge: Small World Play

Small World Play: The Seaside

Small World Play: The Seaside

Kitchen Floor Crafts: Beach Small World Play

This past week we enjoyed exploring beach & ocean activities as part of our Simple Summer Theme series.

Mini me's because children love anything to do with themselves and their friends, a great addition to your small world resources, really helps children feel secure giving them a sense of belonging EYFS

I know that I have written about these before but they are great and a perfect ‘start of the year’ activity. Hamstel Infant School The idea of a Mini-Me is that you create your class or…

The Imagination Tree: Farmyard Sensory Small World Play. Mud pig pen and water for fowl.

Farmyard Sensory Small World Play


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