Stained Glass Biscuit Christmas Tree Decorations

These stained glass Christmas biscuits are so pretty and will get your kids in the Christmas spirit. It’s so interesting to see how the lollipops melt into the mould, and exciting to use them to decorate the tree! You might find they have all been gobbled up by Christmas though. What you will need: 125g…

Go-Slow Sandalwood Dough:

Talking about feeling sometimes just isn’t enough. When young children feel angry, loud or upset they sometimes need help to work through their emotions and learn strategies to help them calm down.  Play dough is amazing. It allows children to use their senses, focus their attention and develop finger muscle control. It promotes language skills…

Easy Ways to Inject Learning into Everyday Doll Play:

Most children go through a natural period in their development when they play with dolls, role play social situations, make teddy bear picnics and have tea parties. Children look at adults in their lives and mimic the roles they play in society. Role play is very important for young children, it helps them work through…

Promote Learning for Children Interested in Trains!

We know that planning activities around children’s interests promotes complex learning opportunities for children. Children choose to revisit the experience and with focused learning outcomes in mind they will build up skills over time. Here are some simple ideas extending learning for children interested in trains. 1. Promote Children’s Vocabulary and Speaking Skills: New evidence suggests reading regularly…