Sensory Play: How to deal with the Mess!

5 tips to help make the clean-up easier.

I genuinely believe that young explorers need to go through the messy stage of experimentation before being capable of playing in a ‘tidy’ manner. Here’s a few pointers to get you started if your little one is brand new to sensory play…

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Orange Scented Play Dough

This play dough smells truly delicious! Its seriously easy to make, even with little ones helping out, and can work for summer, autumn or even Christmas time themes. Read on to find out how to make it…

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Attention Span By Age

Have you ever felt like you spend more time preparing an activity than the children spend playing with it? When I was a new mum, I spent so much time and effort creating activities that felt like they were played with for seconds. The prep time and mess clear up took twice as long as the actual play. Read on to find out more details about attention span by age:

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Beetroot Dyed Play Dough

I was first interested in the idea of naturally dyed play dough after seeing ideas from my dear friend, The Harmony Tree House. I’m pretty much obsessed with this beetroot dough – just LOOK at the colour. Here’s how to make it:

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Post-It Pull

A simple ideas for curious minds…

Mr 15 months is in full on curious mode. At the moment, toys don’t really engage him that well but everyday items sure do! I’m constantly having to be quick on my feet to engage him, otherwise he’d forever be scaling furniture or emptying the Tupperware cupboard.

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