float or sink activity

Sink or float experiment with nature

There seems a natural curiosity for kids to add things to water. A sink and float experiment with nature is always lots of fun and a great way to teach them about  predicting and testing ideas. It's also a delight watching their face react to the surprise of the expected and unexpected. :)  Whilst a sink or float experiment with nature is not new, I have to be honest here and give Possum (almost 3 years) the credit for setting up this idea simply from her access to a tub of water. It was one of those moments that was completely child led and … [Read More...]

sticker matching with kids

Sticker Matching Activity

Here is a fun sticker matching activity for kids. It's great to do with children who are beginning to recognise similarities and differences and making connections … [Read More...]

peach scented playdough

Peach scented play dough

Play dough is great fun for kids, especially when you know how to make peach scented play dough. It's so easy to make and the delicious scent will … [Read More...]

Paper cupcake flower craft for kids to make for spring

Cupcake paper flowers

Cupcake paper flowers is a simple craft for kids and is great way to teach them about Spring and the many changes we can experience in a … [Read More...]

how to fly a kite tutorial for a windy day

How to fly a kite

Do you know how to fly a kite? There are a few simple steps you can do to make flying a kite with your children successful and lots of fun.  We … [Read More...]

DIY Calming and quiet time glitter bottle

Quiet time glitter bottle

Unlike calming glitter bottles, a quiet time glitter bottle is designed for children who are just needing moments of rest and relaxation, rather than needing to … [Read More...]

decorating party hats

Decorating party hats

Children love to get creative using odd of bits and pieces found from around the home.  Here is a simple activity in decorating party hats, which children as … [Read More...]

playing with homemade glittery oobleck goo

Glittery Goo

This glittery goo was so very easy to make and can be whipped together using only 3 ingredients. Often called 'oobleck', this sparkly oozy … [Read More...]