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Practice pre-writing skills in our Rainbow Rice Sensory Tray. Stimulate your pre-schoolers sense of touch, sight and sound, as they work they work on strengthening their fine motor skills in this sensory based learning activity. Supplies Rainbow Rice (see below) Gold Coins Shamrock Confetti Selection of Mark Making Tools - popsicle sticks, paintbrushes, play dough tools or pencils. Deep Tray Click here to receive a FREE copy of our eBook You will need: Rice Food coloring Zip-loc bags White vinegar Trays Add a cup of… Read More

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Cat in the Hat CVC Word Building Game

Get ready for Dr Seuss Day on March 2nd with this sensory based literacy activity perfect for Kindergarten aged kids. Use the Cat in the Hat to help build and decode CVC Words.  It's all about building and decoding CVC Words (Consonant, Vowel, Consonant) for my daughters Kindergarten homework this term. To help make this a bit more interesting for her, I have been setting up themed CVC Word Activities for her to play with after her post-school snack  (attempt homework on an empty stomach at your… Read More

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Summer Learning Beach Name Collage Summer Learning Beach Name Collage

Head down to the beach and make a fun Name Collage using stones and pebbles. A fun learning activity for preschoolers working on name recognition. When the weather allows (and sometimes when it doesn't) we love to pack up a picnic and head down to our local beach. My kids go mad for a spot of hole digging (in pursuit of treasure usually), sandcastle building and paddling fun. It's also great to bring some of our activities down to the beach. There's nothing like a… Read More

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Do you have any Polar Bear fans in your house? These powerful creatures are a firm favourite around here. I think for kids there is something really magical about the crisp white snowy habitat of the Polar Bear up in the Arctic, which really captures their imaginations. They look pretty cute and cuddly as well don't they? We have joined up with  The Jenny Evolution and lots of fantastic book loving bloggers to bring you lots of ideas for Winter and Holiday Children's Story books… Read More

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Beat the summer slump with these summer break learning prompts for kids aged 5+. After what felt like an endless final few weeks to the end of the school year, we are finally enjoying our summer break. Keeping up with the pace of getting three kids up and out on time each morning, then running errands and entertaining my 3 year old daughter, before dashing back to school to pick up the boys again, then tackling homework and household chores, has really taken its toll… Read More

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Get messy with shaving foam and waterbeads in our Sensory Soup recipe for back to school letter recognition fun. We’ve made it past the half way point now in our school summer holidays over here in Ireland, so it’s time to start putting a learning twist into some of our arts and crafts activities to help the boys prepare for the new school year. Freddie is starting out in Junior Infants this September, so I’ve been spending lots of time with him making sure that he… Read More

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