Construction using natural/recycled materials

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Toilet Paper Roll Crafts - Get creative! These toilet paper roll crafts are a great way to reuse these often forgotten paper products. You can use toilet paper rolls for anything! creative DIY toilet paper roll crafts are fun and easy to make. Kids Crafts, Projects For Kids, Diy For Kids, Craft Projects, Toilet Paper Roll Crafts, Cardboard Crafts, Cardboard Castle, Cardboard Tubes, Crafty Kids
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Recycling castle. Dejavu?

Well, I know I posted about a castle we made from recycling some time ago, but I'm Welsh, so obviously I have a castle fettish that I am for...

For a special Fort Friday this week head on over to Modern Parents Messy Kids where I'll show you how to make a structure for your fort out of newspaper! If you haven't seen Modern Parents Messy Kids before you're in for a treat! Diy Projects For Kids, Diy For Kids, Cool Kids, Crafts For Kids, Stem Activities, Activities For Kids, Geometry Activities, Diy Fort, Journal
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Crafts | Disney Family

Grab your scissors, grab your glue! Find hundreds of Disney-inspired art and craft ideas for kids of all ages including holiday and seasonal crafts, decorations and more.

 Providing an indoor space filled entirely with natural objects will allow the children to expand their imaginations and creative play abilities. New objects can be added as the changing seasons make them available to continuously provide new e Reggio Inspired Classrooms, Reggio Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Block Center, Block Area, Childcare Environments, Natural Play Spaces, Preschool Rooms, Preschool Centers
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Yarn Strong Sista

The Full Picture! Another shot of this Inspiring construction area in the Kinder room @ Belford Oaks Community Children's Centre, Kew

Schiffe basteln mit Kindern – 17 kreative und sommerliche Bastelideen Ships craft with children – 17 creative and summery craft ideas Summer Crafts, Summer Fun, Crafts For Kids, Arts And Crafts, Diy Crafts, Nature Activities, Craft Activities, Family Activities, Los Robinson
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Little boats

Yesterday while at the farm, we all decided to gather some sticks and make little boats to float in the pond. This pond was in spring time a favorite swimming hole and frog watching spot, however now that full summer is upon us, all around it is overgrown and in it full of algae and not at all inviting to swim in. As it turned out, it was even to algae filled to float the boats, but we didn't realize this when we started:) we started with the sticks we had gathered, broke them off in to…

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8 Fab DIY Activities That Guarantee Hours of Fun

Get some serious fun right at home without spending much money or taking much time!

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The Puzzles Connection

This afternoon we were watering the garden and Miss M said "oh no its dead" referring to one of the wheat grass containers. I asked what we could do with...

Some more great ways to incorporate unexpected and recycled materials into your block area. I love that when you add things like this (bottles, boxes, coffee cans) you add different shapes into the block play. Gross Motor Activities, Learning Activities, Activities For Kids, Block Center Preschool, Preschool Centers, Preschool Class, Preschool Ideas, Play Based Learning, Project Based Learning
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Children collect outdoors using zip-lock bag and then use what they have found to make a new mini-beast Insect Crafts, Bug Crafts, Leaf Crafts, Insect Art, Nature Crafts, Preschool Crafts, Autumn Crafts, Summer Crafts, Minibeast Art

Fun & Games - iMom

Here are lists of fun activities for kids to help you keep your kids entertained without a screen.

Sun Melted Recycled Crayons - what to do with broken crayons and science lesson!

Melting Crayons With The Sun - No Time For Flash Cards

Make new crayons out of old ones using the sun's energy!

List of Number Activities – A collection of number play ideas and activities to do with kids and toddlers to promote learning and development. Numeracy Activities, Number Activities, Counting Activities, Activities For Kids, Crafts For Kids, Preschool Projects, Lego Projects, Activity Ideas, Classroom Activities

Counting Octopus

Octopus Counting is a fun and creative way to introduce numers, learn to count, or for the older kids skip counting. Counting Octopus has a paper plate head and 8 wiggly streamer legs with numbers attached in sequence at the bottom.