Hot Air Balloon Craft

A simple craft project to try.

Big balloon, big balloon Bigger than the sun and moon. Flying high In the sky Fly, fly and fly and fly!

I’m pretty sure that all parents know the Peppa Pig song, right? If not, I promise that as soon as you listen to it, it’ll be stuck in your head for an eternity! It was well and truly on rotation after a trip to the Canberra Balloon Festival, which takes place every March.

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Easter Themed Sensory Activities

that are perfect for toddlers and preschoolers!

Easter already?! Christmas only seems like it was a moment ago but as we can’t resist a good themed activity, here is a round-up of six of our favourite sensory activities for Easter.

As always, please never leave your child unattended during these kinds of play experience. These activities are intended to be something you can do together!

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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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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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