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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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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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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Gourd Geoboard

An early math activity to try

Every single Autumn, I go a little overboard on buying pumpkins. I recently bought a huge basket from the local florist and so i’ve been figuring out ways to use them. The husband would prefer it if I actually just cooked them – but where’s the fun in that? I’ve seen these pumpkin geoboards many times on Pinterest so thought i’d give one a go!

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