Easy (Pirate) Cork Boats - these little cork boats are super quick to make (takes minutes) and float REALLY well. Make them using craft foam for sails and you can have hours of water play in the garden. A great pirate craft for Summer.
“Unless it has been in the hand .and the body…it cannot be in the brain” (Bev Bos). Here is a wonderful way to incorporate memorising sight words (or you could use letters/numbers for those at earlier stages) into imaginative play.