Sink or float is one of the most popular classic science experiments for kids. It’s so easy to set up, and a great way to introduce them to basic experiments at home. This fun twist on the classic experiment uses surprise eggs to add another element of fun to the activity. This sink or float […]
We’ve been trying out the new range of Blaze and the Monster Machines toys from Fisher Price, and one of the activities we used them with is this simple maths activity that focuses on measuring the distances the vehicles have travelled.
Today I’m guest posting over at Nurture Store, as part of their ABCs and 123 series, sharing a simple dice game that helps children to learn and practice their number bonds from one to ten. Pop over to Nurture Store to read the full post
This Rainbow Clay post is from our contributor Emma of Adventures of Adam We have recently fallen in love with DIY clay. It is so easy to make and is self drying too. As I seem to burn salt dough, anything that does not require to go in an oven is a winner in my […]
This DIY Wooden Shape Puzzles post is contributed by Medina of Grillo-Designs.com My son is quite the logical thinker. From a very young age, he has always loved puzzles and working out how to make things connect. I would love to say he gets this analytical thinking from me, but I’m not a very good problem […]
This month’s theme in the 12 Months of Sensory Dough series is edible dough, so I immediately decided to focus on roti dough – an edible and cookable dough that my kids love to make, cook and eat. Rotis are flat bread, and all you need to make the dough is a few simple ingredients […]
Wooden blocks are one of the most versatile toys around, to be used in open ended play or in tonnes of directed learning activities. We’ve previously gathered up more than 18 ways to play with wooden blocks, and today I’m sharing another super simple idea – exploring symmetry with wooden blocks.
If you’re looking for ways to entertain their children without splashing the cash, have you ever thought of checking out the free demo games that are available for your child’s DS. This is a great way to get something new for them to play, and see which games are best for them without making a […]
Magna Tiles are one of our favourite toys. I love how they are so open ended and can be used in so many different ways. As well as using them to build upwards in 3D structures, one really simple way that my kids like to play with these is to use them to create path […]
Number lines were not used for teaching addition and subtraction when I was at school, but when my kids started infant school we were introduced to these as a simple tool to help them understand these concepts. With my oldest, he has always been so quick with mental calculations that I admit I never saw […]