Homemade Playdough

Messy but fun! Making homemade playdough was so exciting for the boys! We’d got the recipe from playschool. They loved to mix all the ingredients together and add in the food dye picking the colour of their choice. Not only does playdough encourage creativity, it also enhances hand eye co-ordination, develops fine motor skills, canContinue reading “Homemade Playdough”

Felt Story Boards

𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝒔𝒊𝒎𝒑𝒍𝒆𝒓 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒕𝒐𝒚, 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒎𝒐𝒓𝒆 𝒄𝒐𝒎𝒑𝒍𝒆𝒙 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒑𝒍𝒂𝒚 Story time felts are fab for encouraging playful learning through a hands on experience developing self expression plus many other skills such as; 👌Visual ~ Spatial perception and colour recognition👌 Tactile ~ Involving the senses ~ textures, sounds, colours and shapes👌 Fine Motor Skills ~Hand-eye coordinationContinue reading “Felt Story Boards”

Crazy Straws

𝘽𝙡𝙤𝙬𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙩𝙝𝙧𝙤𝙪𝙜𝙝 𝙨𝙩𝙧𝙖𝙬𝙨 𝙩𝙤 𝙝𝙚𝙡𝙥 𝙬𝙞𝙩𝙝 𝙚𝙖𝙧𝙡𝙮 𝙨𝙤𝙪𝙣𝙙 𝙥𝙧𝙤𝙙𝙪𝙘𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙤𝙧𝙖𝙡 𝙢𝙤𝙩𝙤𝙧 𝙥𝙧𝙤𝙙𝙪𝙘𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣. Blowing through straws especially these crazy straws help to strengthen some of the muscles needed to speak. You can blow leaves, cotton wool etc and you can blow bubbles in water (you could add in some fairy liquid and food colouring toContinue reading “Crazy Straws”