Five Food-Based Small Worlds to Try…

Kitchen staples make awesome sensory bases!

Now that Zoey is 18 months old, we have introduced her to the wonderful world of small world play. Every week, we change up our theme – a lot of the time, our world’s involve food so here’s a run down of our favourites. If you’re at all unsure, please check out our separate post on small world FAQs.

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Ocean themed sensory play ideas.

5 simple ideas to try

The ocean is one of our favourite places to be and sensory play is one of our favourite activities – put them together and it’s a match made in toddler heaven. Most days you’ll find us engaging in some sort of sensory activity and the ocean based themes go down an absolute storm. Here’s a few ideas that you can dive into:

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Pine Cone Process Art

A simple idea for Autumn

Don’t you just love Autumn? Or Fall depending on which part of the world you’re in! It is by far my favourite season. With the cooler weather comes more opportunities to get arty outside without the worry of sunburn. Here’s a simple process art idea that you can try with your little ones at home…

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Simple Play Dough Recipe

Plus themes and activities to try

Play dough is a brilliantly versatile play tool that suits a variety of ages. We’ve done a whole heap of activities using our homemade dough, from ‘baking’ cookies to aiding spelling practice.

It’s so simple to make that you won’t even need to bother with the shop bought version again. What’s more, you can adapt the recipe to suit your theme.

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Fingerprint Hearts

This is a really simple craft that you can do with little ones for Valentine’s Day or Mother’s Day. The beauty of this activity is that it can be done super quickly and can easily be completed in under 10 minutes! It also makes for a really cute gift for grandparents. Read on to find out how to make this quick and easy craft.

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