Play dough is such a simple to make and use material for sensory play with toddlers and preschoolers. Check out these ideas from last week linked up to Tuesday Tots for some creative Play dough play this Christmas.
Start of by creating you own play dough – we have some of our favourite Christmas play dough recipes easy to make and they only take 4 mins from start to finish.
Giving your child the ability to explore play dough as they wish by providing them with equipment they can use to experiment and investigate in different ways is a
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I’m so excited to have a guest on Rainy Day Mum today with a great little craft that would be perfect for some quick and simple tree ornaments as well. So I’m now handing over to Emma from My Little 3 and Me.
Hi, I’m Emma from My Little 3 and Me and I am very excited to be guest posting for Cerys today. She has been a great source of inspiration and encouragement for me in my first year of blogging and as my first ever guest post I am honoured to be here
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Exploring the senses is a fantastic way for tots to investigate the world around them and we can help support that by creating sensory bins and trays for them. This week on Tuesday Tots I’m sharing 7 ideas for simple Sensory bins and trays that you can create at home or in your childcare environment.
First off is Happy Hooligans with a fall sensory table – along with experiencing elements of fall there is fantastic information about how to set it up as well as using it and expanding it. I just love the images of the children exploring
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It’s fun to incorporate a craft and a game together and as this months Virtual Book Club for Kids we’ve combined the two to create a telescope and a fun and simple I Spy game for toddlers and preschoolers to play perfect for some Rainy Day Fun.
At the moment I am working with T at home on colours as everything this week is Yellow – last week it was Green and from some simple games we have been playing it’s obvious that colours is something that she hasn’t grasped so as well as bringing the book “Shark in
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It’s time to get out of the car and see what you can find away from the roads and pavements. There is so much more to explore and see on foot and National Trust are kicking off this year’s Great British Walk with some fabulous events around the country.
With over 1000 different walks, events and trails it’s time to put on some comfortable shoes and take a walk on the wild side to discover the world on foot. Running from now until November it’s a fantastic way to get kids out and about with you as a family
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You know we love a good party – well connect it with a book or 2 and it makes a summers day extra fun. So we threw a Picture Book Party with some Romping Monsters, Stomping Monsters fun.
With glorious sunshine – J and T invited over their friends for some Monster Fun, a cake was made and we set out stomping and romping around the garden in a Monster Way.
Of course our little monsters had to be bear foot – because all good monsters don’t wear shoes of course and in the muddiest part of the garden
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This week marks the last of the 2012 – 2013 Virtual Book Club for Kids Authors and it’s Donald Crews it’s another new to me author and we had a lot of fun looking at the titles on Amazon and decided which ones followed the interests of J and T – there were so many to choose from and with our love of water one stood out to us – Harbor (although the unconventional spelling for us in the UK!) – it meant that we could also explore some science fun at home out in the sun shine with some
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It gives me great pleasure to welcome Maggy from Red Ted Art back to Rainy Day Mum after sharing 7 Days of Nature Crafts Maggy is back today sharing 7 days of Loo Roll Crafts (that’s Toilet Roll crafts to those none UK readers).
Wonderful to be back here again visiting from over at Red Ted Art!! We love Rainy Day Mum’s blog and all it’s wonderful ideas for toddlers and pre-schoolers, that it is a pleasure to be here!
This week I would like to share a week’s worth of Loo Roll crafts! I love love love loo
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Welcome to Animal Adventure week of the Virtual Book Club – today we’re sharing a craft activity to go with the book One Gorilla: A counting book by Anthony Browne. With beautiful illustrations of some of our favourite primates it’s a fantastic Animal Book for counting with toddlers and preschoolers.
One of the themes of the book is that primates are a family of animals and this idea got us talking about our family and who made up our family so taking that idea we decided to create a family tree.
What you need to Create a Family Tree
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