Pumpkin Soup Scoop

sensory fun for little ones

One of the things I find really tricky about Halloween is buying a pumpkin but essentially wasting a lot of it in the name of decoration. I do really enjoy the decorative pumpkins so what I try to do is make the most with sensory play!

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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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Pumpkin Play 10 ways

sensory ideas for toddlers and preschoolers

Okay, so I genuinely LOVE Halloween season, but for little ones, it can get pretty overwhelming. If you want a less creepy Halloween for little ones, why not try some pumpkin play? The abundance of them during harvest season means that there are plenty of ways to play. This post is a round-up of our ideas for toddlers and preschooler – please click the links in the headers for more details on each activity…

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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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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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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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