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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Christmas is coming and it’s time to countdown with your tots – this week I am showcasing some Christmas Countdown and Advent Activities for Tots to enjoy with you leading up to the big day from a song to some crafts to help countdown the days.
First off from Lets Play Music is this fun Christmas Song – pop on over and read the words listen to the tune and then sing it together counting down the days to Christmas.
One of the ways that you can countdown to Christmas is with an advent calendar – and over on
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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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Early math doesn’t have to be boring here are some simple ideas for some fun math for kids featured from last weeks Tuesday Tots.
First off is these fun counting hands from J Daniel 4′s Mom – what a fantastic idea and great for those number bonds as well.
Get crafty and create your own DIY Geoboard perfect for working with your tots on shape recognition from Crayon Box Chronicles with the added bonus of some fine motor activities as well.
Another simple DIY math resource for you to make this simple Sorting Shapes Busy Bag from over on
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Whether you are in Spring or Autumn Nature is at it’s fullest right now where you are and this week we are featuring Nature Based Activities for Tots from babies to the just 5′s there’s lots of play, crafts and learning to be done.
First off Peakle Pie is taking a Fairy Walk and doing some story telling with their little tot. I love the combination of photography and story telling, and what better way to follow up a fairy walk than with some leaf fairies.
One of the things we have noticed on our walk to school is
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On this weeks Tuesday Tots I’m featuring 6 activities for tots to learn letters and words. We’re just at this stage with J and he’s loving the phonics, and sight words so sharing activities that showcase different ideas that are easy to do at home fits right in with what we are doing at home and he is doing at school.
First off My Nearest and Dearest shares an alphabet construction activity to help with letter recognition.
If you are looking for some resources to help with letters then Playdough to Plato has a fabulous pack that you can
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Welcome back to this weeks Tuesday Tots – tomorrow I will be posting my featured posts from last week – Activities for Tots for when Mums are under the weather but for today it’s this weeks linky and time for you to come and share the play activities, crafts and learning as well as parenting tips and posts that you have been up to with you under 5′s.
With over 180 posts linked up last week it amazes me the variety of ideas that children around the world are having fun with everyday.
Tuesday Tots is open to anyone
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Welcome to Tuesday Tots – come and see the best ideas for Crafts, Play and learning activities for the Under 5′s each week linked up from around the world.
If you follow Rainy Day Mum you may have seen that I missed last weeks Tuesday Tots – it’s the first time ever but I’ve had a nasty case of flu/cold (yes it was a lot worse than Man Flu! I was in bed for 2 days) and I am still suffering. T and I are spending a lot of time cuddling on the sofa watching Disney Movies and CBeebies
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Welcome back to another week of Tuesday Tots – with over 140 ideas linked up last week it’s fantastic to see the range of activities that everyone is doing each week.
It’s now officially Autumn here in the UK and the nights are drawing in and we’re starting to think about some Autumn crafts and activities – I can’t wait to share some of our fun with you very soon.
If you are popping by for the first time please check out our Tuesday Tots guidelines (there’s not many really) and I look forward to popping by your sites
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