Conker Counting

A number match activity to try.

As i’m fond of saying on this website, counting and number recognition are two very different skills. Your little one might be able to count confidently to 10 (or more!) but that doesn’t equate to being able to read what a number represents. At the moment, my Miss 3.10 is working on recognising numbers and so I thought i’d make use of the gazillion conkers we’ve collected recently…

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Pumpkin Picking!

An alphabet match activity for Autumn…

Oh hi there! Me again sharing yet another pumpkin related activity. I just can’t seem to stop buying the decorative pumpkins from the florists here in Vienna but rest assured, they are being put to excellent use for dramatic play and activities. Our latest being this uppercase / lowercase match.

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Spooky Spider Web Craft

Are you looking for a Halloween activity with loads of learning opportunities? Try this web craft. I made this with my son (8) on a slow Sunday afternoon – read on to find out how we did it.

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Witches Brew

A Halloween Twist on Rainbow Rice

What I love about rainbow rice is the fact that it can be used for a whole range of activities! During the Autumnal months, you can turn it into a fun witches brew for little learners. Read on to find out how…

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Hidden Letters

A sensory activity for letter recognition

A letter reveal can be a really fun way of helping little learners with recognition. Whether it be name recognition, phonics or an uppercase / lowercase match, this activity can be applied in a whole host of different ways. Read on to find out how…

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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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