With just over a week left of story book summer we’re still focusing on Dinosaurs and today we welcome Cassie from 3 Dinosaurs to share an activity from the book Digging Up Dinosaurs (watch out as we will be featuring an activity based on this next week as well as part of the Virtual Book Club for Kids).
Hi, I’m Cassie from 3 Dinosaurs. I’m a mom of 3 Romping, Stomping & Roaring girls! I blog about fun art & craft activities for ages 4 to 8. I also make a few free printables. Check out the fun activity that
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It’s the penultimate week of Story Book Summer and this week we’re going Dino crazy with some Crafting, play and activities based around some fun Dinosaur books for Kids. Today I welcome Emma from Adventures for Adam sharing Three Little Dinosaurs Egg Race and a fun activity to bring it alive for young children.
Hello! I am Emma from Adventures of Adam. You won’t believe how thrilled I am to be appearing on Rainy Day Mum. I am Mum to 2 year old Adam. At Adventures of Adam we blog about “play activities that won’t cost the earth
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Fairy Tales are some of my favourite classic tales to share with children and mine and T’s favourite unusually include fairies and princesses – Today as part of Story Book Summer on Rainy Day Mum we are welcoming Mary Catherine from Fun A Day sharing a play activity for the book Alice the Fairy.
Hi there, Rainy Day Mum readers! I’m Mary Catherine, and I write about fun, meaningful learning over at Fun-A-Day. Today I’d love to share a DIY fairy garden inspired by David Shannon’s Alice the Fairy. Shannon’s whimsical story centers on Alice, a self-described “temporary fairy”.
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Our third week of Story Book Summer comes to a close with one of my all time favourite books The Very Hungry Caterpillar – I am delighted to welcome Jenny from Mummy Mishaps to Rainy Day Mum to share a fun play dough activity for the book as part of the Story Book Summer Series – check out our other posts from this week and watch out for next weeks Fairy Tales week.
Hello! I am Jenny a SAHM who can normally be found over at Mummy Mishaps , where I blog about my
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Playing with the senses is one of the ways that children learn about the world around them – they can also help them learn concepts like maths as well as bring literacy alive through sensory play. This week we’re featuring some ideas for Summer Sensory Play for Tots linked up to last weeks Tuesday Tots.
First off a fun water based sensory play from Fantastic Fun for Learning with a Duck Race.
Another fun water based sensory play was a little creative play we had with some ice paints the other week.
Bring literacy alive with a book based
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One of our favourite books by Giles Andrea is Mad about Minibeasts illustrated by David Wojtowycz it’s full of fantastic poems about minibeasts ranging from a spider to a dragon fly and including ladybirds and caterpillars.
For this months Virtual Book Club for Kids we wanted to bring the book alive so using some play dough that we had I set up an invitation to create with some buttons, eyes, pipe cleaners, the book and some pots of bright coloured play dough.
Setting this up the kids then descended on the table – breaking off some of the
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Today is our last of this week Story Book Summer with the Jungle theme – all summer long we are sharing posts bringing books alive for children with our Story book summer this weeks theme all about the Jungle. Today Kate from Kitchen Floor Crafts shares some fantastic small world play bringing alive Edward in the Jungle for her kids and us.
I’m really excited to be participating in the Story Book Summer Series from Rainy Day Mum. This is my first time collaborating on a series like this! You can typically find me over at Kitchen Floor Crafts.
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Our 3rd Story Book shared this summer is brought to you by Hayley from Minne-Mamma bringing you an activity bringing alive A Hole in the Bottom of the Sea. The Story Book Summer will run through the summer and guest bloggers will be sharing activities or crafts based around a favourite story book of their choice on one of the weekly themes. This week’s theme is Under the Sea. So over to Hayley.
Hello Rainy Day Mum readers! My name is Hayley and I write at Minne-Mama. I am a stay-at-home mom living in Minnesota with my husband and
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This week we are talking about preparing for school and independence skills – things like getting dressed, having ownership of their possesions and manners for the table. One of the areas that my son has struggled with over this first year at school is getting dressed – no so much the how to get dressed more the how to put everything on the right way around when getting dressed. I can’t even imagine the chaos the ensues when a class of little ones either reception or kindergarten get ready for PE, or go out in the rain and then get
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