Itsy Bitsy Spider Finger Puppet for Fine Motor Play
This easy Itsy Bitsy Spider finger puppet uses kids' love of a classic song to encourage finger articulation. A fun craft that encourages fine motor skills.
I've done this bulletin board every year, and the kids (and adults) love it! I send out a letter to the parents asking for random items, and this is what I got this year:) The item to search for changes every day.
Clean Up Song Poster for Early Learning Spaces
I designed a Clean Up Song poster to put in our early learning area. I was hoping that this would be a fun way to gently remind children and...
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.
Looking for Autumn activities? Click on the picture for our fun activities based around books such as 'Leaf Man'!
DIY Whisper Phones
Have you ever looked at whisper phones wishing you could have them in your classroom, but not really wanting to shell out the big bucks for a classroom set? Well, do not fret. You can make whisper phones for every student in your classroom for CHEAP and it is super easy.
Natalie's Story Spoons
The Three Little Pigs! Story spoons in action! Retelling, children, EYFS, early years, literacy, C&L, communication, play, learning! Natalie's Story Spoons!
Easiest Way to Dye Rice for Sensory Play - The Imagination Tree
This is the best and easiest way to dye rice for sensory play, taking just minutes to prepare and using no vinegar or alcohol hand gel! This method creates the most vibrant and amazingly coloured rice that will last for years when stored correctly. Let’s make it! This is the easiest way to dye rice for...Read More »
Sensory Bin with a Hole-y Top
First, let me apologize for the very extended break I took from my blog. I am ashamed! Although, I do have an excuse... Meet my new Cinnamon Conure :-). We bought him nearly weaned, so we were rather preoccupied with feeding, snuggling, and admiring our new little creature! His name is Candy Apple. Isn't he cute??? BUT, back to business! Once again, I have 'borrowed' one of Tom's sensory bin ideas from his blog at Sand and Water Tables. He has a great explanation as to why this apparatus is…