Play Dough

Play dough – one of the best activities you can have on hand for your young preschooler!  I have a fail proof recipe that will keep well in the fridge for at least a month or two! A few tips when using it though. Always play with play dough on tiles or outside. If you […]

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Rainbow Rice

Rainbow Rice is an inexpensive and fun addition to your sensory play. You can add funnels to the tray with cups and spoons, add it to plain uncoloured play dough. It is easy to make so here is how to do it. How to Make Coloured Rice You will need -: 1 cup long grain […]

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Easter Activities

Yesterday we had an amazing morning enjoying easter activities! Over the next few days I’ll add what we have been up to! Easter Activities Play Day I love Easter. Each year we have an Easter Play Day. We have had this play day with families and buddies. You can also have these activities set up […]

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Paper Plate Craft

Paper Plate Crafts are one of my favourite to do with the children. You can do so many fun things that are inexpensive and easy to do. You will need paint, paper plates, googly eyes, coloured cards and a black marker – a little imagination and you are set to go! Red Rooster Lion Paper […]

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Rooster Paper Plate Craft

We made  an Rooster  paper plate craft for week 1 of the 40 weeks program. It tied in with Farm animals and was easy for young children to do. You will need paper plate paint – red card for beak black marker feathers How to make Rooster Paper Craft 1. Paint paper plate desired colour […]

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Butterfly Craft

We made  a butterfly craft for week 7 of the 40 weeks program. It tied in with Insects and was easy for young children to do. You will need paper doilies paint edicole dye black card googly eyes How to make Butterfly Craft 1. Paint paper plate desired colour and wait to dry 2. Staple tentacles […]

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Turtle Paper Plate Craft

We made  an Turtle paper plate craft for week 8 of the 40 weeks program. It tied in with Australian Animals and was easy for young children to do. You will need paper plate paint – blue green card for legs black marker How to make Turtle Paper Craft 1. Paint paper plate desired colour […]

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Jelly Fish Craft

We made  a jellyfish paper plate craft for week 4 of the 40 weeks program. It tied in with Sea and was easy for young children to do. You will need paper plate paint card for tentacles black marker googly eyes How to make Jelly Fish Paper Craft 1. Paint paper plate desired colour and […]

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Lion Paper Plate Craft

We made  a lion paper plate craft for week 2 of the 40 weeks program. It tied in with Zoo and was easy for young children to do. You will need paper plate paint rectangle card for mane black marker googly eyes How to make Lion Paper Craft 1. Paint paper plate desired colour and […]

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Monkey Paper Plate Craft

We made  a monkey paper plate craft for week 6 of the 40 weeks program. It tied in with Rainforest and was easy for young children to do. You will need paper plate paint – purple purple card for ears and nose black marker googly eyes How to make Monkey Paper Craft 1. Paint paper […]

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Dog Paper Plate Craft

We made  a dog paper plate craft for week 3 of the 40 weeks program. It tied in with Pets and was easy for young children to do. You will need paper plate paint – blue, pink yellow card for ears black marker googly eyes How to make Dog paper Craft 1. Paint paper plate […]

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Ice Block Painting

We had such a fun time doing some ice paintings. I included then in our Dinosaur Sensory Play and it added such a wonderful dimension to the kids time learning and being imaginative. Remember when you are preparing this activity to add a pop stick to your creation. This will help you to get the […]

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Dinosaur Sensory Play

Forget about Disney on Ice this week we really enjoyed playing with Dinosaurs in Ice! This was a multi faceted sensory experience whereby the children did ice paintings as well as play with the dinosaurs! Materials for Dinosaur Sensory Play dinosaurs pom poms popsticks food colouring add interest by adding glitter to frozen dinosaurs You […]

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Ladybug Craft

The children have been fascinated with insects and spiders the last week and this is where our Ladybug craft comes in. We painted rocks with a few coats of red paint and then added dots using a black marker. In our conversations we spoke about symmetry and how the dots on the ladybug rocks is […]

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Science Sensory Play

Hands on sensory play that allows children to investigate and experiment is essential. Having a tray of water (always under close supervision) with items that can be sorted into floating and sinking was this weeks activity! The water was shallow so we spoke about weight – how come a whole apple site in the water […]

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Honey Shop Play

My Dad has a bee hive and loves his bees! I love to include part of me and my history within my class. The kids love learning a little bit about my family! We have the most amazing honey as the bees collect pollen from the beautiful Native West Australian Bush! The honey is absolutely […]

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