A Tree for all Seasons

A simple felt craft to try.

I created this felt seasonal tree with the help of my eldest so that he could better understand the passing of the seasons. At the time, we were living in Australia where everything felt a little ‘topsy-turvey.’ Read on for some crafty inspiration…

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Ideas for Autumn

Have you possibly guessed that Autumn is my favourite season? I’ve published a lot of ideas on the website recently for some fun Autumnal themed play so I thought i’d collate everything together in one handy place to make it a little easier. The ideas featured here are mainly targeted at children aged between 2-4. Please click the links in the headings to access each activity in full.

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Fantastic Paper Crafts for Toddlers & Preschoolers

A guest post by Maggy Woodley of Red Ted Art

It is well known that toddlers love to listen to stories and fairy tales. To extend storytelling time, we prepared a number of simple crafts perfect for toddlers and preschoolers to enjoy. The common ground for all of these crafts is simplicity and inexpensive materials needed to complete the craft project. 

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Our Autumn Play Space

Whilst themes can be considered ‘naff’ to some, I actually think that acknowledging the passing of each season is a really important way of helping little ones understand the world around them. Z (now 3.8 years) has really started to note the changes to the outside world, so I have adjusted our play space to help her learn. Read on for some inspiration…

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Homemade Pumpkin Spice Play Dough

A recipe to try with your preschoolers

When it comes to Autumn, I’m really quite predictable. I love cosy jumpers, long walks and a good old pumpkin spice latte. I’ve wanted to make this play dough for some time, yet couldn’t source any pumpkin spice mix (it was rather expensive from Amazon) so I eventually googled a recipe and made my own – turns out it was pretty simple…

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