Drawing with Cars | Clare's Little Tots
This afternoon we combined two of our favourite things here at Clare’s Little Tots – cars and drawing. The results were a beautiful masterpiece and lots of fun. This simply play activity took a few minutes to set up, costs nothing and is done using things you’ll already have around the house. What you need: Toy...
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 »
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Winter wonderland small world play. Easy to set up using only 1 ingredient and encourages lots of imaginative and sensory play.
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 »
Small World Play: Construction Site - The Imagination Tree
Cakie is just reaching that exciting age where she is beginning to understand imitative role-play and busies herself in her little kitchen making coffee and toast, washing up and “cookin fings” in the oven. She is watching what we do and representing it in her play with role-play objects and sometimes without, engaging in the...Read More »
Farm and Harvest Tuff Spot Tuesday
The current Tuff Spot Tuesday theme (15th September) is: Farm and Harvest Tuff Spot. Time to explore farms or harvest time within your Tuff Spot. You could
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…
Challenging Outdoor Activities for Boys
Every morning as soon as we leave the carpet and the doors to outside open, my boys take off at 100mph and would happily spend the rest of the day chasing each other around the setting like maniacs…