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

Valentines Sensory Play: Messy Ice Hearts

I bet you won’t be able to resist diving into this Valentines Sensory Play activity filled with ice hearts, waterbeads and shaving foam, when  you set it up for your kids! There is something about the silky texture of shaving foam against the smoothness of waterbeads, that really engages my daughters. Whenever I combine the … Read more

Christmas Tree Messy Play

Do your kids love Christmas Trees and playing with Shaving Foam? Combine the two and decorate a Tuff Spot Christmas Tree in this messy play activity. This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. We love getting messy with shaving foam at home. It’s a fantastic texture for kids to explore in a sensory activity … Read more

Invitation to make…Messy Ice Cream Sundaes

messy ice cream sundaes for kids pretend play

Make these messy ice cream sundaes with your kids using ice cream play dough, water beads. shaving foam and sprinkles. Do your kids like to eat ice cream sundaes and enjoy messy play? If so, then they will love to make these pretend play messy ice cream sundaes. They are ideal to do with all … Read more

31 Days of Sensory Play – Fine Motor Fishing in Waterbeads

We are delighted to be featuring on Adventure of Adams 31Days of Sensory Play blog hop today. We love sensory play and one of our favourite sensory ingredients right now is water beads. For those of you who are unfamiliar with water beads, they come in a variety of different colours and start out as tiny seed … Read more

Valentine’s Heart Painting with Waterbeads

  Waterbeads are a firm favourite with my kids and we are always looking for new ways to use them in our activities. Our favourites so far have been our “Pretend Baking” and “Witches Bubbling Brew” messy play activities. I have been trying to think of a way to incorporate waterbeads into one of our … Read more

Pretend Baking for Toddlers

Use shaving foam and waterbeads to mix up some pretend cakes in this messy toddler pretend play activity.  The weather is definitely on the turn over here now. The temperatures are starting to drop and the level of rainfall is increasing (our garden is a mass of huge muddy puddles right now!). Hence we have … Read more