There is something so wonderful about gardens to a child's eye. Like a mini jungle, little footsteps seek out the adventure and wonder amidst the towering plants. There are so many things to discover, colours to look at and dirt to play in. The touch and feel of different leaves amuse little hands.

Creating a Magical Children's Garden

~ Gardening in the suburbs in some postage-stamp garden areas forced me to get creative when it came to suburban vegetable farming. Even now that we live on acreage, I still enjoy using small-s

kids make this simple binocular craft with yarn and colored tape

Bird Finder Binoculars

Bird Finder Binoculars - Art Bar kids make this simple binocular craft with yarn and colored tape If you enjoy arts and crafts you really will appreciate this info!

Rice in the Water Tray (",) Love the tray of tools

Pre-school Play: Rice in the Water Tray

Worms Eye-View: OUTDOOR MARK MAKING. NUMBERS, LETTERS AND MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS.  EYFS LINKS

Worms Eye-View: outdoor mark making

Play Learning Life spotted some gorgeous crate yachts (",)

Great for outdoor play in summer, for a pirate day, or summer theme Play Learning Life spotted some gorgeous crate yachts (",)

Make your own river using aluminium foil! (Great for a unit on waterways!!!)

River Unit Make your own river using aluminium foil! (Great for a unit on waterways!

Bottle cap sail boats - ready to race! These sail boats are such a quick and straightforward activity to do with your kids. Perfect for all ages and abilities!

How to make bottle cap sail crafts

We made very simple little sail boats using bottle caps (ours are from milk bottles but I’m sure any would do), pipe cleaners, foam sheets, glue and tape

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mrs Clarke - how about this for the spare mud (sorry garden) pit? Weaving wigwam - could take out fabric strips and let the kids weave through the lattice play house

DIY Sensory garden path - such a cool idea!                                                                                                                                                     More

DIY barefoot sensory path for the garden

Shoot the tricky word baddies

Shoot the tricky word baddies movement activity

ideas for fine motor dexterity #abcdoes #finemotor #funkyfingers #eyfs

Fine-motor skill ideas- less dangerous than a piece of wood and nails. I'll have to get him a squash ;

"Ten Green Bottles" Early Years Counting and Singing activity.

"Ten Green Bottles" Early Years counting and singing activity. It makes far more sense to re-cycle green plastic bottles than to try and painting bottles green.

made of bottle caps

A bit of garden whimsy . made of plastic bottle caps

Troll bath time, love this idea because it's play and clean at the same time!

Tuff Spot Tuesday time again. With the warmer weather upon us it is the chance to take your Tuff Spot outside and share your Water Tuff Spot activities.

mop painting - great for upper body work #abcdoes #eyfs

Instead of paint, water on concrete with dollar store mops . And maybe mud?

Hula hoop and shower curtain!

Fort made from hula-hoop and shower curtain, just hook the rings on the hoop! Great indoors and outdoors, love thisfort made from hula-hoop and shower curtain, just hook the rings on the hoop! Great indoors and outdoors,

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