Frozen Dinosaur Eggs Sensory Play - The Imagination Tree
Have wonderful fun with these frozen dinosaur eggs for sensory play and scientific discovery! So easy to make and play with as part of imaginative, small world play scene and great for dinosaur loving kids. Playing with ice is an absolute favourite sensory and science activity for small kids to explore! We have often enjoyed...Read More »
Wash the Muddy Farm Animals Sensory Play - The Imagination Tree
Create lots of fun for preschoolers and toddlers with this wash the muddy farm animals sensory play! This is a taste-safe play idea which makes it perfect for even the littlest explorer, and is wonderful when paired with a favourite farm story or song. Having children with a range of ages and stages of development...Read More »
Cotton Wool Ball Painting - alice & amelia
This afternoon we did Cotton Wool Ball Painting. As much as painting with a brush is fun this just introduces something new and acts the same as a sponge just slightly less mess! You will need cotton wool balls and clothes pegs. Simply attach the peg to the cotton wool then use it for dabbing into the paint and onto the paper. I got the colours and the cotton wool all ready for Amelia and sat her down to start. She was so over excited shouting her version of “stamp stamp stamp” every time…
Zig-Zag Tuff Spot
Wow - how quickly has our Tuff Spot A-Z Challenge gone. We conclude our challenge with Z is for Zig-Zag Tuff Spot. This was an easy activity to set up.
Tuff spot and messy play.
A big feature in my classroom, is the tuff spot, or builder's tray. This is a black shallow tray that can be bought from school and nursery supplies or for under £20 from B&Q. The education supplies also sell stands, but we use ours on the floor as few of my class are walking. On the floor it can also be used to encourage reaching from sitting or kneeling positions, and is great for the kids who want to totally immerse themselves. On the other hand, the stand would be useful if we wanted to…
Harvest Tuff Spot
As it is harvest season I thought it was the perfect opportunity to create a Harvest Tuff Spot.This isn’t our first farm themed activity. In our Old MacDonald Tuff Spot we used food items for the animals to stand on and in our Harvest Sensory Bin we used cereals to transport around the farm. This time...Read More »
Nature Tuff Spot
I know today's letter is L and we have posted our L is for Letter Tuff Spot already. The reason for our additional Nature Tuff Spot activity today is
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X Marks The Spot Tuff Spot
We are coming to the end of our Tuff Spot A-Z Challenge and the letters are certainly becoming tricky. We finally decided on X Marks The Spot Tuff Spot.