Waterbeads Fine Motor Station

Waterbeads Fine Motor Skills Station

Soothe away tiredness and late afternoon frustrations with a simple set up Waterbeads Fine Motor Station.  It’s getting towards the end of the school term and everybody is feeling the strain. It is taking that bit longer to get out of the house each morning for school and don’t even mention afternoon homework time. When … Read more

Play Dough and Loose Parts Play

Do your kids like to tinker with little things? Combine this love with some sensory play in our Play Dough and Loose Parts Play.  My kids love too tinker with their little collections of “stuff”. My boys spend hours organising and re-organising their soccer trading cards and lining up their Lego mini-figures all over the … Read more

Making Christmas Lights Patterns

Painting Christmas Lights is a classic Christmas activity. But instead of painting some this year, we have put them to good use in a simple Maths activity to reinforce the concept of making and carrying on patterns. Kindergarten Maths: Making Patterns Earlier this week I was helping Bella and her classmates to make patterns with … Read more

Print and Paint Pumpkins

Does your child love to paint? Then try our fun Print and Paint Pumpkins Art Project this Halloween. It uses q-tips instead of brushes, making it an ideal activity to work on creativity and developing strong fine motor skills. Art Projects for Kids Painting is a firm favourite around here. It’s quick and easy to … Read more

Sunflower Fine Motor Play

Sunflower Fine Motor Play for Kids

Working on fine motor skills and encouraging pretend play, this is the perfect activity to do with your sunflowers at the end of the summer. Did you grow sunflowers with your kids this year? We did and we have had a bumper crop. Our tallest sunflower measured 2.25m (our tallest sunflower to date). But unfortunately … Read more

Indoor Rain Painting for Preschoolers

Indoor Rain Painting for Preschoolers

It’s pouring with rain and your preschooler is getting bored. This can soon be fixed when you set up our Indoor Rain Painting Painting activity. Painting is the perfect activity to set up for your kids on a rainy day. It’s quick to put together and is suitable for kids of all ages to participate. We … Read more

Fine Motor Foil Painting for Kids

Tin Foil Painting Process Art Activity

Keep school holidays boredom at bay, with this quick set up Fine Motor Foil Painting activity for kids of all ages to enjoy. We are now settled into our relaxed summer schedule, as we celebrate the end of week 3 of our school holidays. We’ve been slowing down our days and going outside for lots of … Read more

Preschool Fine Motor Fun for the Christmas Holidays

Christmas Fine Motor Skills Activities

Add a festive twist to your preschoolers fine motor activities in the run up to the Holidays. We all might be craving a break this Christmas, but our Preschoolers don’t want to waste time lounging around, they need to be kept busy. Our pick of Christmas Fine Motor Skills Activities for Preschoolers are all easy … Read more

Messy Jelly Potion Play

Don’t worry about how messy this Jelly Potion Play activity this will be. Instead sit back and enjoy watching your kids having fun and then get them to help with the cleaning up! We are delighted to be taking part in The Jenny Evolution’s Sensory Alphabet Series  with our J is for Jelly Potion Play Sensory … Read more