Autumn Tree Fine Motor Threading - Wings and Roots
Create a fine motor activity that's inspired by Autumn. So quick and simple to put together!
Cool things to do with a big roll of paper
Day sixteen of our Stay at Home, Screen Free Activities Programme is all about cool things to do with a big roll of paper. Cool things to do with a big roll of paper One of my daughters favourite things to do is roll out a BIG sheet of paper. There’s something about the […]
Leaf Crafts & Fall Writing Prompts
1-2-3 Come Make An Autumn Dangler With Me There's nothing quite like adding a bit of craftiness to a writing assignment, to get your kiddos excited and down to business. With that in mind, I created this "Welcome Fall" dangler. I call it that because the leaves are "falling" as t...
Play More Month - DaddiLife
Ask anyone over 30 to recount their most treasured memories of childhood play, and few will be indoors. Independent play, outdoors, and varied, is what we remember. As things stand,…
Well what a surprise - leaves and sunlight again. I collected 1 leaf each from 47 different plants and trees. What was interesting was the fact still not all the trees and shrubs had fully developed leaves. Where the maples had large broad leaves, flowers and seeds developing. The oak, beech and sweet chestnut have only just started to sprout and are covered with buds. There is also a lot more variation in colour than you might expect. Finally as I waited for the sun to emerge from the…
Exploring Measurement Through Play - Mass
I want to encourage a love of learning in my children with all areas of life and that includes maths. I never really liked maths as a young learner but when I think of math as a hands-on play-based way to learn about the world, math is SO much fun! One topic of maths is measurement and this includes mass (weight), length, time, area, temperature and volume. The first concept we are going to look at here is mass. So here is my simple set up to encourage my children to explore measurement…
Autumn Sensory Playdough
I know it's the tail end of Autumn and we're about to embrace Christmas (and with it Winter), but there are still plenty of natural play resources falling from the trees to enjoy this type of activity for a few weeks yet.
A close up of The Autumn Woods. A tray is needed to hold bark, conkers, sticks and leaves to make the forrest floor. Some large pieces of wood and stones enhance the play and provide different levels in the play.